From the Buffalo News: New York’s senators urged Canadian officials Thursday to protect the jobs, docking areas and brand name of the Maid of the Mist Co., regardless of whether another tour company is awarded launching rights around Niagara Falls. In a letter to Canada’s Niagara Parks Commission chairwoman, Janice Thomson, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said [...]
The new Johnny Peppers must be opening soon. They have a sign up that says they are hiring.
From Niagara This Week: Described as a critical piece of the pie in terms of attracting people to Niagara, the gleaming new Scotiabank Convention Centre opened in Niagara Falls on Friday to much fanfare. Years in the making, the new centre across from the old Loretto Academy attracted hundreds of people to the opening celebration. [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: More star power and a bigger theatre in Niagara Falls could boost tourism, create jobs and give Niagarans a better chance of getting tickets to the entertainers who perform at the Fallsview Casino, says Mayor Jim Diodati. Encouraging the construction of a 7,000-seat entertainment centre will be one of city [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: There were about 40 businesses to choose from, but Tulliana Duiker had her heart set on three of them. “I’m actually looking at the convention centre, Marriott and the jet boat tours,” said the 19-year-old Niagara College student. “They’re all different, so I just want to see what I can [...]
From the Niagara Gazette: A plan is in the works to build a 57-story hotel and two more high-rise buildings on a prime piece of real estate overlooking the Horseshoe Falls in Canada. The developer maintains that the project being proposed for the property which has been home to the Loretto Christian Life Centre for [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: Casino Niagara and Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort cut 45 jobs Tuesday in one of the biggest single-day reductions since the casinos opened. Three pit managers and 42 table games supervisors were let go, as the casino dealt with what it called “a consistent overstaffing situation.” “This overstaffing situation was unique [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosted a roundtable for owners and operators of tourism businesses in Niagara Thursday to hear their perspectives on the current challenges and future opportunities facing their industry. “Domestic and international tourism are major sources of economic activity on the Niagara Peninsula, just as they are in [...]