Contact(s)

Murray Mold, Destination Cinema
(905) 641-9872
mmold@destinationcinema.com

Glen White, Delaware North Companies
(716) 858-5753
gawhite@dncinc.com
www.DelawareNorth.com

06.28.2007

All-inclusive "Passport to the Falls" allows visitors to experience everything that Niagara Falls offers

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (June 28, 2007) – A large-format feature film on the history of Niagara Falls has been added to the “Passport to the Falls” package that allows families to see top Falls attractions at a significant discount. 

Niagara: Legends of Adventure began showing in late May at the Niagara Falls Visitor Center’s renovated Niagara Adventure Theater. Destination Cinema completed $500,000 in theater renovations, including the installation of a large-format IWERKS projection system, 45-by-25-foot screen, and surround sound. 

Admission to the 40-minute film is now included in the Passport package developed by the Niagara Falls State Park and jointly marketed with Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, which operates gift shops at the visitor center and other park locations, as well as the Top of the Falls restaurant and other food service concessions at the park. 

The “Passport to the Falls” package provides visitors with a day full of fun. Besides the film, the package includes admission to Maid of the Mist, a half-hour boat tour to the base of the Falls; Cave of Winds, where one can walk less than 20 feet from the torrents of Bridal Veil Falls; the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, a venue full of interactive displays for all ages; the Observation Tower, offering an incredible elevated view of the Falls; Aquarium of Niagara, where audiences can view exhibits, performances and feedings with 1,500 aquatic animals; and all-day trolley transportation between the attractions. 

At a cost of $28 per adult and $21 per child ages 6 to 12, the Passport is significantly less expensive than the cost of purchasing individual attraction tickets. Visitors will save more than 35% off of the regular priced admission as well as get other value added coupons to local area attractions. Children ages 5 and under are free. 

This all-inclusive deal also gives visitors an opportunity to experience the beautiful Niagara Region beyond the Falls by offering discounts to Artpark, Old Ford Niagara, Lockport Locks, Erie Canal Cruisers, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House Complex, Fashion Outlets and the Niagara Wax Museum of History. 

The “Passport to the Falls” package is available at the Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center and can be purchased in advance online at www.niagarafallsstatepark.com. 

About Niagara Falls State Park
Niagara Reservation State Park, which surrounds mighty Niagara Falls, is the oldest state park in the United States. The park is made up of numerous islands, as well as the famous Prospect Point area. The magnificent Great Lakes Garden greets visitors entering the park. The visitor center offers information and exhibits about the park's history, geology and technology. The Niagara Scenic Trolley provides three-mile guided tours, stopping at the park's most scenic vistas and at such facilities as the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, which tells the story of the creation of the falls with exhibits and a multiscreen theater presentation. The Observation Tower has elevators that take visitors 180 feet down to the base of the tower for a close-up view of the American Falls. While in the park ride the world famous Maid of the Mist Boat and get wet while at the Cave of the Winds attraction. Visitors can also hike, bike and fish.

About Destination Cinema
Destination Cinema (DCI) is owned by Specialty Cinema LLC. DCI also owns and operates giant screen destination theaters in locations of historical and geographical significance: Grand Canyon, Arizona; Niagara Falls, Canada; Hearst Castle, California, Myrtle Beach S.C. and Victoria, B.C. serving over 2 million visitors annually. The company also produced the films exhibited at these theaters, as well as other titles throughout the world.

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, a leading hospitality provider with significant experience in hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations. The company’s portfolio includes historic properties in North America, such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks; Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa; Niagara Falls State Park; Jones Beach; Old Town San Diego; The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva State Park; The BALSAMS Grand Resort; and The Resort at Glacier. To learn more about Delaware North Companies expertise in the hospitality industry visit www.dnchospitalitymgt.com


About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues approaching $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.

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