Martha Sheridan

The Bottom Line: Hotels See Growth In 2015

Oct 23, 2015

Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment, The Bottom Line.

This week Mark and Dave sit down with Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Martha Sheridan.

Sheridan says hotels in Providence have seen revenue growth close to 13 percent this year, and a similar trend can be seen in Warwick. Occupancy rates have been strong, fueled in part by conventions, meetings and sporting events.

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2012 was good to Providence's hotels

Feb 1, 2013
Front door of Biltmore Hotel
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2012 was a banner year for the Providence hotel industry.  Both occupancy and room rates exceeded the national and regional averages.