From the Niagara Falls Review: The boats are under construction and Hornblower Niagara Cruises is already looking for people to hire for their first season of operation in 2014. From their temporary office on St. Clair Ave., in downtown Niagara Falls, Madalena Phillips and Maria Melo are busy working behind the scenes putting systems in [...]
The Buffalo News has posted a couple of interesting items that relate to the Maid of the Mist contract in the US and communications with Hornblower. If you are interested in what transpired, it is probably worth checking out.
Apparently there is concern now about whether the existing Maid of the Mist will run this season. I’m sure something will get resolved. Here are some articles about it: Bullet News Niagara – Maid of the Mist may not run this season in Ontario, operator says Niagara Falls Review – Maid of the Mist threatens [...]
I’ve waited for the “dust to settle” before posting more about the Maid of the Mist. There were lots of articles posted, but as usual, other than the local sites they were mostly Associated Press or Canadian Press articles. Here are a selection of good articles: Niagara This Week – New boat lease for NPC [...]
I’m sure there will be lots of articles to post later, but this afternoon the Niagara Parks Commission announced that as of 2014 there will be a new tour boat operator taking tourists to the base of the falls to feel the power. The press release is on the NPC web site. I can’t find [...]