This isn’t directly Niagara Falls related, but in the tourism industry we definitely know what the article is talking about. We just don’t get the US visitors we used to. From the Toronto Star: Ottawa no longer wants to waste time and money trying to lure American tourists to the land of moose, mountains and [...]
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From the Niagara Falls Review: It may be promoting “1 Less Trip” to the U.S., but the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce isn’t on board with Canadians paying an entry fee to visit their neighbours to the south. The U.S. is proposing a “land border crossing fee” to ease the country’s financial situation. The Department of [...]
From Bullet News Niagara: Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati says we have to become more competitive on our side of the river as it could have a negative impact on our casino industry. “We need to be prepared, we can’t hope. Hope is not a good strategy. We have to be prepared for the competition.” [...]
From Bullet News Niagara: Niagara Falls has taken a step toward hosting a Red Bull Crashed Ice event in 2014. The province, through its Celebrate Ontario funding initiative, has pledged $350,000 to help the city host the event for a second time.
From the Niagara Gazette: Niagara Falls will be host to the 2013 Empire State Tourism Conference. The sessions slated May 1 to 3 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls are expected to attract upward of 300 tourism professionals from across the state. In recent years the event has been held in Albany but the Niagara [...]
On Sunday I received the latest newsletter from Niagara Falls Tourism.
I found this card on the ground the other day. I’m not sure if they do this for a lot of tour groups (they probably do), but apparently people who use King Tour & Limousine Service can get 13% off souvenirs and meals over $20. Essentially the people are saving the taxes.
From the Strathroy Age Dispatch: Ontario: Niagara Falls was chosen as the top tourist attraction in Ontario by Sun Media readers, with an incredible 73.48% of votes.
As people may be aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Maid of the Mist will sport pink ponchos October 19-21 in support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
From Niagara This Week: Watching a video of Luke and Emma Jasnich, it’s clear they two kids have an unbridled enthusiasm about all things Niagara. And that enthusiasm resulted in Luke, 9, and Emma, 7, playing host to singer/dancer Jordan Francis for a one-day tour of the region’s fun spots, including stops at the Butterfly [...]