hotel http://ripr.org en RI Gets First 5-Star Hotel Forbes Rating http://ripr.org/post/ri-gets-first-5-star-hotel-forbes-rating <p>Rhode Island has its first five-star hotel.&nbsp; The Forbes Travel Guide is giving that distinction to the Ocean House at Watch Hill in its 2013 Star Award Listings released Tuesday.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:24:09 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10967 at http://ripr.org RI Gets First 5-Star Hotel Forbes Rating 2012 was good to Providence's hotels http://ripr.org/post/2012-was-good-providences-hotels <p>2012 was a banner year for the Providence hotel industry.&nbsp; Both occupancy and room rates exceeded the national and regional averages.</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:03:14 +0000 Flo Jonic 9591 at http://ripr.org 2012 was good to Providence's hotels