buffalo-niagara tourism

10:12 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Maid of the Mist construction resumes with much opposition

Maid of the Mist
Credit Ashley Hassett / WBFO

The Maid of the Mist tour boats have been working out of the American side of Niagara Falls for 167 years. Development has just resumed on the operation’s new maintenance dock, after delays caused by local opposition.

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9:15 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Visit Buffalo Niagara touts early success of airport visitors center

Dottie Gallagher-Cohen of Visit Buffalo Niagara
Credit Photo by Chris Caya / WBFO News

In an effort to boost tourism - a new Visitors Center has opened at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport.

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10:24 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Study looks to expand local Canadian shopping

Western New York is already a popular destination for Canadian shoppers, but local tourism officials believe the region has greater potential.

Visit Buffalo Niagara President and CEO Dotty Gallagher-Cohen says a new study was designed to show local businesses who their Canadian customers really are.

"What we hope to do is take what's happening organically and devise some strategies to increase the frequencies and the lengths of stay of people who come here," Gallagher-Cohen said.

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