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Seasons at the Ocean House has been recognized by Open Table as one of the 100 best brunch restaurants in America.
Hospitality & Tourism
(Updated 12:37 p.m.) Jetsetter has released its hotel food awards, and recognized Newport’s Castle Hill Inn for a “favorite food ritual that keeps us coming back.”
The Watch Hill Inn has been named one of the top five family-friendly hotels, according to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Hot List of the best hotels and resorts in the world.
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday.
John Elkhay, chief executive of Chow Fun Food Group, which includes Rick's Roadhouse, Ten Prime Steak and Sushi, and Luxe Burger Bar, brought one of his newest business ventures, Harry's Bar & Burger, to 301 Atwells Ave. last year.
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Year over year, Rhode Island collections for the 5 percent hotel tax increased by about 3.4 percent this past January, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Revenue.
Stat/Southcoast EMS has been selected as the ambulance provider for the Volvo Ocean Race when the competition reaches Newport next month.