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Tourism
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When Jan Sneegas researched potential venues for the Unitarian Universalist Association’s annual meeting, she had a number of criteria to meet – affordable prices, a walkable city and facilities that could accommodate up to 5,000 attendees. And importantly, the chosen convention location and lodging facilities needed to offer environmentally friendly amenities. more
It’s a big year for anniversaries at Rhode Island colleges, with the Community College of Rhode Island, Brown University and Johnson & Wales University all planning celebration events. more
With four months of planning left, the hosts for the Volvo Ocean Race are focused on making access to Ocean Race Village as trouble-free as possible. more
NEWPORT – Neighbors of The Breakers estate in Newport are suing to block a new welcome center that’s planned for the site of the mansion, The Associated Press reported last week. more
In about a year, the Twin River Casino will be competing for part of its gaming dollar with slot operators in Plainville, Mass. more
Getting past the winter doldrums by encouraging “do-overs” on April 12 is the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau’s latest strategy for boosting business. more
A trip to Abu Dhabi to cheer his friend on during the Volvo Ocean Race ended with Angus Davis jumping off the sailboat into the Persian Gulf in a pair of American Flag pants. more
Johnson & Wales University professor and department chairman Michael Sabitoni has received the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators Martin Oppermann Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement. more
The New Bedford Whaling Museum broke ground Monday on a new 17,000-square-foot education center and research library. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
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