Cruise ships coming to Buffalo? Study hopes to see benefit of joining growing industry on Great Lakes

Can the Buffalo/Niagara region establish itself as an attractive port for the growing cruise ship industry on the Great Lakes? That’s the focus of a new study the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation is proposing.

“We just think we have so much to offer to the industry,” says Steven Ranalli, President Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, “We thought it was time to take an honest look and study about the possibility of bringing cruise ships here. What would that mean to Buffalo? What does it mean for the waterfront and the industry as a whole?”

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