Updated August 30 at 12:30am
Tourism
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One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
Three Roger Williams University students helped Coventry leaders create a campaign to promote the town as a tourist destination. more
Those interested in seeing the inside of the closed “Superman” building at 111 Westminster St. will have to wait their turn. Two hours after letting the public know about the complimentary tours, scheduled for five dates between this weekend and Sept. 24, the events are now completely booked. more
After announcing, then dropping a statewide tourism slogan, the R.I. Commerce Corp. picked up where it left off, moving forward Monday with a campaign to better define and promote the state to potential visitors. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo has won the Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, in the company of 118 other facilities across the country. more
A $9 million federal grant to build a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95 in Hopkinton was announced Monday by the state’s congressional delegation as well as Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and hotel tax collections increased year over year in February by 15.2 percent and 11.3 percent, respectively. more
The city is taking part in the international Jane’s Walk Global Weekend Festival, in honor of urban activist Jane Jacobs, by hosting guided tours on May 6, 7 and 8. more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed nearly 5 percent in August compared with August 2014, and rose nearly 14 percent when comparing the first two months of the fiscal year to the prior year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
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