Escape: Niagara Falls, Canada

From the Norwich (Connecticut) Bulletin: With the economy making the U.S. dollar worth almost a third more across our northern border, now is a great time to grab your passport and escape to Canada’s Niagara Region for a chance to view the beauty and power of Niagara Falls, the collective name for the three waterfalls…

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Small motels enjoying tourism boom

From the Niagara Falls Review: It’s not just the traditional tourism powerhouses in Niagara Falls that are experiencing a banner summer season. The smaller mom and pop motels along Lundy’s Lane are also reaping the benefits of a strong U.S. dollar and a weaker Canadian loonie. “This year we’re seeing at least a 15 to…

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Tourism officials set sights on U.S. visitors

From Niagara This Week: With a sinking loonie, the playing field has tilted slightly toward tourism operators on the Canadian side of the border. As of Tuesday, the dollar was trading a little more than 90 cents (.0902) against the US greenback, and tourism officials in Niagara Falls said they’re ready to take advantage. “Since…

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