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    CITY DESK: Bullish on the Falls

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    From the Niagara Gazette:

    If you are down on Niagara Falls, USA, then Frank Strangio’s not your guy.

    Ever the optimist, the local hotelier has been one of the city’s biggest boosters for years, both as a private business owner and as a former chairman of the county tourism agency, formerly known as the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. and now known as Destination Niagara USA.

    It seems like whenever I run into Frank he’s working.

    Niagara Falls, USA, Tourism Gets Bounce From Nik Wallenda’s Latest Walk

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    From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo (includes video):

    If you watched Nik Wallenda cross walk across the Little Colorado River Gorge Sunday, you may have seen a commercial about Niagara Falls. It’s estimated that over five million other people saw it too.

    Niagara USA is the group under the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation (NTCC) that is in charge of Niagara Falls tourism and marketing. Niagara USA put together a television ad that ran in 15 major markets across the country.

    Niagara USA recreates ‘Niagara’ in anniversary package

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    Niagara Frontier Publications has an article about celebrating the 60th anniversary of the movie “Niagara. Through May 2013, you have the opportunity to celebrate the movie, starring Marilyn Monroe, by experiencing some of the best Niagara Falls attractions from the film.

    The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp has created a package that includes some of the best Niagara Falls attractions seen in the iconic movie.

    Online reservation booking becomes increasingly popular

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    From the Buffalo News:

    The online booking of tourism reservations continues to grow in popularity, according to the Niagara Tourism&Convention Corp., principal promoter of tourism in Niagara County.

    Bookings through the corporation’s Web site ( www.niagara-usa.com ) in June and July amounted to twice as much revenue for local hospitality vendors as did bookings for those same months last year, said John H. Percy Jr., president and chief executive officer of the corporation. He said 2,547 bookings have been made so far this year through the online reservation system.

    Visitor center now open; some work still unfinished

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    From the Buffalo News:

    The Niagara USA Visitor Center, operated by the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation, is now open to visitors.

    Major construction on the building at 10 Rainbow Blvd. has been completed, but display installation and work on final interior details are still in progress. An official grand opening is slated for late July, but visitors who stop in from 9 a. m. to 9 p.m. daily can find information on the Falls and its attractions.

    Tourism pros shown more to boost in Niagara County

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    From the Buffalo News:

    Among tourist attractions, Niagara County is a lot more than just Niagara Falls and the Maid of the Mist.

    Other attractions stretch from the vineyards and orchards along the Lake Ontario shore at the north end of the county to the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda at the south end. And there are plenty of things to do along the way.

    That is the message that Niagara USA had for about 70 hospitality and tourism employees on two familiarization tours Wednesday across Niagara County.

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