Updated March 30 at 6:25am
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Local 1 percent hotel tax collections grew 14.4 percent in the fiscal period through October compared with the prior fiscal period, but fell 0.8 percent when comparing the month of October with October 2016, the R.I. Department of Revenue said last week. more
Like many Washington lobby groups, the U.S. Travel Association was quick to congratulate the new president on his victory last November. more
Collette presented a $6,500 grant to The College Crusade of Rhode Island in early March to help support the organization’s college readiness programs for students in Joseph Jenks Junior High School and Samuel Slater Junior High School in Pawtucket. more
"The welcome we get in Newport is second to none!" said restaurateur Michael T. Frawley, still as enthusiastic about his sister city as he was the first time he visited from his native Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. This March, the City by the Sea … more
A new nonstop route from T.F. Green Airport to Cancun will start Fridays in July, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Tuesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza met with state legislators March 6 to discuss legislative priorities, which included a bill to tax certain properties owned by nonprofits and another aimed at increasing the hotel tax. A bill to tax … more
WARWICK – Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced it will begin service from T.F. Green Airport to Bergen, Norway, beginning in July, WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported March 7. The airline will also fly between Bergen and Stewart International Airport … more
President Donald Trump’s immigration stance has begun to discourage foreign visits to major U.S. cities, threatening to cost billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. more
Discover Newport was awarded first place in the destination video category at the recent 2016 North American Travel Journalists Association awards competition. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. approved up to $9.1 million in incentives for job growth and real estate development on Monday. Commerce RI also announced its selection of three vendors that will execute the state’s upcoming tourism campaign, entering into agreements with NAIL Communications, the RDW Group and NJF, an MMGY Global company. more
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