;

Tourism in Niagara Region is booming: report



According to a new report by Niagara Economic Development, the tourism industry in the Niagara Region is booming.

It shows the majority of travellers come from within the county, followed by Americans and then visitors from overseas. Americans generally spend the most when they visit the area.

In 2017, nearly 13 million people visited the region and spent $2.4 billion.

The report says the casino is the biggest draw for tourists, even bigger than the Falls themselves. It also indicates there is strength in the job market too.

With four million people travelling from outside the country to visit Niagara, the tourism future is bright. But there’s a catch, the goal is to maximize the length of time people stay and spend their money in region.



LATEST STORIES


Commenting Guidelines

  • Comments are open for 2 days only after publication of article
  • All comments subject to approval
    • Comments must be constructive and a minimum of 5 words
    • Please do not submit multiple identical comments
    • Personal attacks will not be posted
    • We reserve the right to edit submissions for spelling, grammar, and language
  • CH-CHing! points will be awarded upon submission, however comments will not appear live until they have been approved
  • During the approval process, we reserve the right to withdraw CH-CHing! points awarded to you for comments that do not meet the above guidelines

POPULAR STORIES

css.php