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Tourism
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BOSTON – Does this month's Arctic-like cold have you dreaming about summer vacations? You're not alone. But you may be late when it comes to finding a rental home for this summer on the Cape or Islands, according to a report in The Boston Globe … more
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean … more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections grew year over year in March, 11.3 percent and 29.4 percent, respectively. more
WASHINGTON – A new report shows that 60,505 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $3.5 million in Rhode Island in 2015. That spending resulted in 50 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $4.6 million. … more
Collections from the state 5 percent hotel tax fell 0.3 percent year over year in January, but increased nearly 11 percent when comparing the first seven months of the fiscal year to the same prior-year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased 11.3 percent year over year in February, and 11 percent when comparing the first eight months of the fiscal year with the same prior fiscal period. more
Three Roger Williams University students helped Coventry leaders create a campaign to promote the town as a tourist destination. more
If you visited one of the historic Newport mansions in 2016, you were one of 1,019,983 people to receive a tour that year, according to an announcement made by The Preservation Society of Newport County Tuesday. more
Kelly L. Thomas started making Italian sausage with her father when she was a child. The joy from making food and spending time with family evolved over time and eventually culminated in her starting a company in the village of Wakefield in … more
It took only “minutes” for the latest “Superman” building tours to be reserved, according to a spokesman for the building’s owner. more
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