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1A recent economic-impact study calculated that the three R.I. Convention Center Authority facilities generated more than $738 million from 2009 to 2013. How does that compare with its operating costs during the same period? If we simply … more
Hotel tax collections increased 4 percent year over year in March to $832,401, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue, which released its March 2015 state 5 percent hotel collections report Friday. more
A newly constructed boutique hotel named The Break is scheduled to open in Narragansett this month with a soft opening planned for June 19, according to a spokeswoman for Lark Hotels, which will manage its operations. more
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
1 As WaterFire's new board chairwoman, what are your top three priorities for the nonprofit? First, to plan, fund and execute the renovation of the building at 475 Valley St. [in Providence] as the WaterFire Arts Center, to qualify for the … more
The restaurant scene in Providence, as in the rest of Rhode Island, remains vibrant. In any of the city's restaurant rows can be found new tastes, new chefs, new takes and new looks. It is all part of the fabric of a successful, popular dining … more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Providence is one of America’s eight most overlooked small cities, according to the website Thrillist, which looked at cities with populations between 100,000 and 300,000 that “just haven’t gotten the national love and attention they deserve.” more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
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