Thursday, July 2, 2015

Tourism's the Topic on This Week's A Lively Experiment

Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Evan Smith, Director, Discover Newport
Stefan Pryor, RI Commerce Secretary
Laurie White, President, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Martha Sheridan, President and CEO, Providence, Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Tourism in Rhode Island 
  • Multi-million dollar statewide tourism campaign 
  • Wage increase for wait staff 
  • Minimum wage increase – will it help? 
  • PawSox Stadium 
  • Neighboring casinos 

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