RI Gets First 5-Star Hotel Forbes Rating

Feb 26, 2013
Ocean House Hotel in Watch Hill, RI

Rhode Island has its first five-star hotel.  The Forbes Travel Guide is giving that distinction to the Ocean House at Watch Hill in its 2013 Star Award Listings released Tuesday.

2012 was good to Providence's hotels

Feb 1, 2013
Front door of Biltmore Hotel
RIPR file

2012 was a banner year for the Providence hotel industry.  Both occupancy and room rates exceeded the national and regional averages.