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The World Match Racing Tour will visit Newport next year, Brad Read, executive director of Sail Newport, said Thursday. more
(Updated 1:25 p.m.) Myrna George, the CEO and president of the South County Tourism Council, is leaving her post and the council is advertising the position. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections increased year over year in August, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Of all the Travel + Leisure lists to show up on, this is not the best. Providence was rated No. 13 on the travel magazine’s list of America’s Rudest Cities. But at least it wasn’t Boston, which came in at No. 7 in this most recent release based on T&L’s America’s Favorite Places reader survey. more
The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
The Newport stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled for May 8-20, 2018, the organizers and Sail Newport have announced. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. board member Karl Wadensten on Monday said Gov. Gina M. Raimondo did the right thing in dropping the widely panned slogan “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer” from a $5 million tourism marketing campaign, but added there needs to be “a post mortem” on the process that led to its adoption and error-filled rollout. more
Providence was named the most “up and coming city” in the annual “Best of GayCities” challenge, putting it on the “national radar,” according to the travel site. more
IndieWhip, the company that made the Rhode Island tourism video featuring Iceland footage, says, “It’s going all in on Rhode Iceland.” more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center announced today its plans to lease space at 38 Bethel St. beginning April 1. The 3,000-square-foot, handicap accessible space is located in the heart of the New Bedford Whaling National Park and will accommodate changing exhibits, public programs, school groups, archives and community gatherings. more
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