In 1973, a local Niagara Falls family established the Ritz Motel Ltd. In 2002, the company changed its name to the Niagara 21st Group Inc., which captures the commitment to growth and development into the 21st Century. From 2000 - 2010, the Niagara 21st Group Inc., included the Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel & Spa, the Courtyard by Marriott Niagara Falls, T.G.I Fridays restaurant, The Keg Steakhouse & Bar restaurant, the Terrapin Grille restaurant, Starbucks coffee outlet and C&V Security. As of August 31st, 2010, the Niagara 21st Group Inc. now consists of the Courtyard by Marriott Niagara Falls, The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, T.G.I. Friday's and Above the Falls Tours. "The success of the company is due to the hard work and dedication of all the associates. Teamwork is the road to excellence," says the Chief Operating Officer. The company has proven this to be true since its beginnings in 1973. With over 200 associates to date, the company is growing with optimism for a strong, successful future. We look forward to a long and prosperous future in the hospitality and tourism industry!