Discover the Discover Niagara Shuttle before it’s too late

From the Niagara Falls Reporter: Though the tourist season is still underway, the “Back to School” noises are echoing ever louder, heralding the approaching end of summer’s activities. One of the players in the tourism game is the Discover Niagara Shuttle, which will see its second season close, with lingering thoughts of whether it will…

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Niagara Falls asked to contribute $100K for Discover Niagara Shuttle operations

From the Niagara Gazette: Support from Niagara Falls could keep the Discover Niagara Shuttle service free to riders. In coming weeks, city lawmakers will consider giving up to $100,000 to the Discover Niagara Shuttle, which during the 2016 tourist season ferried 33,000 visitors and locals from Youngstown to Niagara Falls. It was free for riders…

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Wallenda Negotiating For Temporary Venue In Falls

From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo (includes video): For one night last year Nik Wallenda returned Niagara Falls to its past glory with his daredevil wire walk. Now a source tells 2 On Your Side that Wallenda may return to the Falls next July, this time with his family’s acrobatic show to perform for up…

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Clifton Hill ride almost ready to relaunch

From the Niagara Falls Review: It has had its fair share of ups and downs, but that’s sort of symbolic for the Pile Driver. The Clifton Hill thrill ride that sent those who dared to be shot 200 feet up into the air and plummet back down again at high speeds has been out of…

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Tourist season kicks off

From the Niagara Gazette: This weekend the prime tourist season started with most visitors likely arriving from the Canadian side of the river. Over there, the long Victoria Day weekend celebrates the birthday of Queen Victoria of England. Banks, schools and government offices will be closed in Ontario on Monday. Traffic should be backed up…

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Setting sail under cloud of uncertainty

From the Buffalo News: Maid of the Mist workers Tuesday hurriedly prepared for the start of the upcoming tourist season — hoping it won’t be the last on the Canadian side for an iconic tour boat company that traces its roots back 126 years. The Maid of the Mist Steamboat Corp. has owned exclusive rights…

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New downtown Sheraton celebrates official opening

From the Niagara Gazette: A family with a long history in Niagara Falls hotels is expanding back into the Cataract City and putting a new face and name on a familiar Third Street fixture. Under the kind of sunny skies that herald the return of tourist season to the Falls, the DiCienzo family, the owners…

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Niagara One to spruce up for tourists

From the Buffalo News: With the beginning of a new tourist season only a few months away, the owners of One Niagara plan to begin sprucing up the property as soon as next week. The building is in one of downtown’s most prominent locations. “We’re going to swing into operation right away; we’re ready to…

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Clifton Hill Niagara Falls District Announces New Attractions for Visitors to Niagara Falls, Ontario

From a PR Web press release: As spring wakes up Niagara, so do many new additions to the attractions on Clifton Hill Niagara Falls that bring over 14 million visitors to the area each year. Although the main attraction, the thundering Falls themselves, have remained much the same for many millennia, the start of each…

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