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.
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.
Providence has yet to see a building boom, but it is attracting several developers of hotel properties.
The city has about 2,500 hotel rooms, most of them downtown, divided among full-service hotels, boutique hotels and small …
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.