Maid of the Mist reaches agreement with New York State

Robin Humphrey —  Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Maid of the Mist

Governor Cuomo’s office says deal has been made to keep the  Maid of the Mist scenic tour boats running from the New York side of Niagara Falls.The Maid of the Mist Corp., has agreed to invest $32 million in continuing operations that will provide more state revenue through the Niagara Falls State Park.

The agreement will also lead to improvements for the global tourist attraction, potentially including rock-climbing and rappelling. The company will pay the state $105 million over the 30 years under a new license agreement.