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The highest number of Labor Day travelers nationwide since 2008 are expected this weekend, according to AAA Northeast, which pointed to lower gasoline prices, higher disposable incomes and a stronger job market as reasons for the increase. more
Benrus LLC and the Delpidio Group each have pledged $100,000 toward ATOM Media Group’s proposal, “Whatever You Do … Rhode Island.” more
Rhode Island will host the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in 2017. more
A survey of New Englanders ranked Newport and Block Island among the top 10 destinations to visit in the last weeks of summer, and WaterFire and the Rhode Island International Film Festival among the top summer activities. more
A marketing communications firm is being sought to partner with the Rhode Island charter fishing industry to develop a marketing campaign for charter and party boat fishing in the Ocean State. more
ATOM Media Group is pitching “Whatever You Do … Rhode Island” as its answer to the R.I.Commerce Corporation’s request for proposals for a Rhode Island tourism and business attraction branding campaign. more
Hotel tax collections increased 11.7 percent year over year in May, and meal and beverage tax collections rose 10.7 percent, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
A popular craft-beer pub in Westerly will expand into a location in the Kinsley Building in downtown Providence, the first commercial tenant confirmed for the former office building. more
The Rhode Island Convention Center hosted 50 percent more faith-based events this past fiscal year than it did in fiscal year 2014, the agency announced Friday, boosting hotel traffic downtown. more
Newport is the third most expensive summer destination in New England, behind Provincetown, Mass., and Kennebunkport, Maine, according to a survey by CheapHotels.org. more
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