Travel and Accommodation

Conference Location

Niagara Fall is situated 20 minutes from Buffalo International Airport and an hour from Toronto. Travelers can fly into Toronto's Pearson International Airport, the Buffalo International Airport in Buffalo NY, or Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport, then catch one of the many scheduled van and motor-coach services that running throughout the day such as the Niagara Airbus. The city can also be reached by car or train.

The Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls - Fallsview is located at 5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6W7, directly across from Niagara Falls on the Falls Avenue Entertainment Complex.


A block of rooms has been set aside for the conference registrants. Conference room rates are:

  • $109 per night plus taxes June 17-21, single or double occupancy.
  • Triple and quadruple accommodation is available at an additional cost of $20 per person, per day to a maximum of four adults per guestroom.
  • $155 per night plus taxes for June 15 and $175 per night plus taxes for June 16 based on availability.
  • Quoted in Canadian funds and are subject to the Promotion Fee of 3%, and both are subject to 13% HST.

Book your room before May 28, 2012 to qualify for the conference rate.

Note: Reservations are guaranteed with one night's room and tax paid at the time of booking. The hotel does not penalize cancellations up to 72 hours prior to arrival. However, cancellations within 72 hours of arrival will be charged one night's room plus tax. In addition, please advise the hotel if you will be checking out prior to your reserved checkout time to avoid paying an early departure fee of one night's stay plus taxes.

Book your Room

Call-in Reservations: 1-800-519-9911 (request the special convention rate for Canadian Agricultural Economics Society)


Parking at the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls - Fallsview is available for a fee of $10 plus tax for overnight guests.

Shuttle Service to Niagara Falls

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Niagara Airbus is the Niagara Region's premier provider of 24-hour door-to-door shared ride Airport Shuttle Service to and from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, and the Buffalo International Airport in Buffalo, NY with service to Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport via Private Vehicle service.

Passengers are picked up from their home, hotel or location in the Niagara Region at a prearranged time. Shuttles depart frequently from the Niagara Region and Niagara Airbus guarantees that you will make your flight on time.

As a member of the Airport Ground Transportation Association (AGTA) at Pearson International Airport, Niagara Airbus maintains staff and facilities at both Terminals. At the Buffalo Airport , Niagara Airbus meets arriving passengers at the information desk inside baggage claim. At Hamilton's airport, your driver and vehicle will be waiting right outside the main terminal doors. Niagara Airbus also features EXCLUSIVE Airport Transfer Service, where the only stop is yours. Individuals or Groups of any size can arrange private transportation.

Book your shuttle ONLINE and pay only $75 for round trip fare, tax inclusive. Alternatively, receive a 20% discount on all exclusive/private car travel.

How to Book your Shuttle

To book online click ONLINE and follow the prompts. Please have the following information ready:

  • Dates of travel
  • Airline and flight number information. The airline and flight number of the flight that arrives/departs the Toronto, Buffalo or Hamilton Airports are required, not the initial flight if it isn't landing in Canada.
  • The name of the hotel you will be staying at in Niagara. The default is the Crowne Plaza Niagara Fallsview. If yours is different please click on the drop down box for the appropriate hotel.
  • Valid credit card number and expiry date to at least guarantee the reservation.

On the first page, you will see a summary of all of the services offered by Niagara Airbus. Airport Transportation is at the top. Please choose whether you wish to book shuttle or exclusive (private) service, and the direction of your first trip… (eg: Select - Round Trip , One way from the Airport or One way to the Airport.)

The next few screens gather information needed to provide you with the appropriate pick-up times, etc. The pick-up and drop-off information pages contain list boxes from which you can simply choose your hotel. The system will then fill in the address information.

After completing the Airport Requirements, you will have the ability to choose individual sightseeing or winery Tours at a discounted rate before completing your Airport Reservation. These are for personal reservations only. The tour to Cave Spring Cellars offered by the conference includes shuttle service to the winery and you do not need to pay for it here.

On the passenger information Screen, paying with a credit card is the default option. Simply ensure 'credit card' is ticked off, and enter the information. If you would prefer to pay the driver, click on 'Cash/Travellers Cheques', and then you must fill out the credit card information to guarantee your spot. Your card will not be charged.

Please then click the 'Done' button (only once).

The next screen is the Reservation Confirmation Screen. It will provide you with a confirmation number, which you can print as your receipt, or choose to receive an email confirmation of the reservation. Yyou will be given login information for future use. Please ensure you copy this login and password as this is required to make changes to your reservation.

Should anyone require further assistance with the on-line system, they should contact our Support Desk at . You can also call Niagara Airbus to make enquiries at 1-800-268-8111 or 905-374-8111. Please have the conference group code on hand (Group Code = 585). Note that the conference rate applies to online bookings only.