Destination Niagara USA

Chris Caya WBFO News

The local economy gets a significant boost from our neighbors to the north, but a recent survey shows a majority of Canadians are planning to cut back on visiting the United States.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Many tourists visiting Niagara Falls, New York discover that while they're standing on U.S. soil, their smartphone signals are bouncing off Canadian towers, subjecting them to roaming charges. By this fall, leaders on this side of the border believe they'll solve the problem.


WBFO News photo by Chris Caya

The redevelopment of the long vacant Hotel Niagara is being touted as another sign of Niagara Falls' rebirth.

WBFO File Photo/Eileen Koteras Elibol

The spotlight will shine on Niagara Falls Thursday morning as Erendira Wallenda, wife of high-wire walker Nik Wallenda, will perform her own stunt high above the Horseshoe Falls. Local tourism leaders are welcoming the attention, which the Wallendas say is what they'd like to bring to the Cataract City.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

From family-friendly outdoor activities to concerts featuring longtime rock and R&B legends, tourism leaders in Niagara Falls say there will be something for everyone during the summer entertainment season. Officials announced an extensive list of events, which begin this weekend.


Destination Niagara USA

The visitors to some wineries in Niagara County Wednesday will be a little different from the usual. They are workers from other tourist attractions around the county.

Destination Niagara USA

The local economy could take a hit in the coming months if tourism drops off. A recent study by Tourism Economics projects that the U.S. will see more than 4 million fewer international visitors because of President Trump's travel bans.