News & Articles - Niagara Falls

  • The Hospitality Connection: The dish on industry F&B best practices

    By Michael O’Doherty While technological advancements have reduced the amount of face-to-face time we spend with each other, there truly is no substitute for being together at a live event in person — among your peers, your colleagues and your friends. And yes, I am biased, but let’s talk today about one of the most important yet overlooked parts of a successful meeting or trade show. I’m talking, of course, about the food. The food and beverage offerings are a…

    Event Operations, Food & Beverage

  • When events “give back”: Adding charitable elements to meeting plans

    Good things can happen when people come together. This is as true for the boardroom as it is for charitable initiatives, and it’s a truth that’s inspiring organizations to make “giving back” a focus in their meeting and event plans. “Why not leverage a positive group environment where attendees are already brought together to achieve a common goal?” affirms Paula Racher, Account Director with Niagara Falls Business Events (NFBE). “The unifying effect of completing a CSR (corporate social responsibility) component…

    Industry Insights

  • Niagara Falls Tourism partners with Scotiabank Convention Centre to form Niagara Falls Business Events

    Niagara Falls Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Scotiabank Convention Centre to manage and deliver their Meetings, Conventions and Incentive Travel (MC&IT) program. As part of this new partnership, the former program has been given a full rebrand under the name Niagara Falls Business Events. “Seeing the success the Convention Centre has had in the Canadian and US markets, it made perfect sense for us to partner with them on this program”, said Jon Jackson, Executive Director of…

    Breaking News, Corporate Travel & Incentives, Meeting Community, Travel Tips & News

  • Niagara Culinary Tours takes home prestigious culinary tourism award

    Food tour and event company Niagara Culinary Tours is raising Niagara’s profile as a culinary destination. They recently received the prestigious honour of becoming the recipient of the 2015 Ontario Culinary Tourism Experience Award at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence. Helping people eat, walk and smell the prosciutto is a shared passion for owners Kimberley Gunning and Steven Lovelace. Launched in 2013 their tours and events promote partnerships with local chefs and restaurants around Niagara. Offering weekly food tours…

    Award Recognition, People & Profiles

  • Team building attractions in Niagara Falls

    Richness in history and natural beauty give Niagara Parks Commission one-of-a-kind natural wonder attractions and venues that are perfect for team building programs. You can host your opening reception at the brink of the Falls at Elements on the Falls Restaurant at Table Rock and incorporate Journey Behind the Falls attraction. Guests will truly feel the thunder and be amazed by thrilling views of the Falls from tunnels below and behind them! While dining together is not often the first…

    Destination Profiles, Event Operations, Meeting Venue Overview, People & Profiles

  • The art of teambuilding

    When it comes to teambuilding, each person often has their own interpretation of what they envision teambuilding to be. One of the most important steps in determining which teambuilding program or activity is ideal for your group is to determine what the desired outcome is you are striving to achieve. For example, is the goal of the teambuilding program or activity to simply provide some entertainment or an experience for a group of people whom already know each other or…

    Career Development, Event Operations, People & Profiles, Special Events

  • Top domestic destinations for Canadians: A look at canuck travel trends

    Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the word, so it should be no surprise that when it comes to travel, Canadians like to enjoy trips within their own country. With its impressive size, Canada has many unique regions – part of the reason exploring is so fun! From the mountains in British Columbia to the mist of Niagara Falls, Hotels.com® has put together a list of the top domestic destinations, using its latest Hotel Price Index™ (HPI™).

    Breaking News, Corporate Travel & Incentives, Meeting Community, Travel Tips & News

  • Niagara Falls

    Picture yourself aboard an 80-foot vessel charging against the powerful current of the waves. The hot sun is beating down on you, but a cool mist gently caresses your face keeping you comfortable and refreshed. You may be surrounded by hundreds of other people but the only thing you’re focused on is the hundreds of thousands of gallons of water that is majestically descending over the brink.

    Destination Profiles, People & Profiles

  • Distinctively Ontario

    The commercials say it all – there’s no place like this. Ontario is a hot spot for inspiring getaways — for business and pleasure. Its mix of urban culture and pristine nature serve up memorable experiences whether you visit Toronto, Niagara Falls or Ottawa. Although all places offer world-class accommodations, facilities and adventure, they each have distinct qualities that individually make them unique and collectively make Ontario the great province it is. Toronto serves up delegates an urban experience not…

    Destination Profiles, People & Profiles

  • Canada’s tourist gems

    Creating memorable events at first-rate destinations without falling into the “been there, done that” trap presents more challenges than ever these days. Why not look beyond the obvious choices to find some unique gems within Canada’s top tourist destinations? Here are some fresh ideas from across the country.

    Destination Profiles, People & Profiles

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