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Tourism
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To most over the age of 20, the idea of a "three-hour tour" brings back television images of Gilligan in a bucket hat, stranded on a deserted island. But Cindy Salvato's three-hour Savoring Rhode Island tour is decidedly different, and more … more
Between the world-class culinary education offered at Johnson & Wales University, the growing farm-to-table movement, the increasing number of food-production startups and stalwarts, and of course, stellar restaurants, Rhode Island is deeply engaged … more
Revenue from the state 5 percent hotel tax collections grew 29.4 percent year over year in March, and 12.2 percent when comparing this fiscal year to the prior fiscal period. more
What three words best describe your staff? Dedicated, enthusiastic, determined. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Exciting, adventurous, driven. What employee benefit is the most popular … 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
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
A new president and CEO has been hired to lead the South County Tourism Council. more
(Updated 11:59 a.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. has selected a new chief marketing officer – native Rhode Islander Lara Salamano. more
People who stumbled upon the first prototype for WaterFire Providence in 1994 could be forgiven for responding with a puzzled "huh?" and then moving along. Who knew this odd public art event would bring millions of people and hundreds of millions of … 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
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