PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence hotel occupancy was up last year and beat both the national and New England occupancy averages.
The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau said Thursday that the average occupancy in the capital in 2012 was 68 percent, up 3 percent from 2011.
The bureau said the national average is 61 percent. In New England, it's 62 percent.
City officials say...