Tourism Richmond is committed to providing our stakeholders reliable, accurate and timely information relating to the ever-changing COVID-19 situation in our community. We are working closely with our tourism counterparts in Metro Vancouver and at every level of government. We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update on the work we’re doing on your behalf.


TOURISM RICHMOND UPDATES

RICHMOND VIRTUAL BACKGROUNDS NOW AVAILABLE

Attend your next Zoom video conference with Richmond, BC as your backdrop! Download our library of virtual backgrounds and impress your friends, family and coworkers during your next virtual meeting.

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GOOD NEWS STORIES

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

MCARTHURGLEN DESIGNER OUTLET HOSTS FOOD DRIVE

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport reopened to the public over the weekend and hosted a food drive with the Richmond Football Club. Though the food drive is over, the outdoor outlet is now open for your shopping and retail needs!

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METRO VANCOUVER TASK FORCE UPDATES

NANCY SMALL ON GLOBAL TV

Nancy appears on Global TV on behalf of the Metro Vancouver Tourism and Hospitality Industry Response and Recovery Task Force, speaking about the continued border closures between Canada and the US, and its impact to tourism in Metro Vancouver.

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DESTINATION BRITISH COLUMBIA UPDATES

WEEKLY MESSAGING GUIDE

While we're into a new phase in BC's Restart Plan, the messaging this week remains largely the same: stay close to home for now and support your local businesses.

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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA UPDATES

LETTER FROM MINISTER MÉLANIE JOLY

The COVID‑19 pandemic has resulted in an incredible amount of uncertainty for Canadians in all corners of our country. While only months ago, we were all looking forward to another record‑breaking year, global travel and tourism have now been disrupted like never before.

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OTHER UPDATES

#BCTOURISMMATTERS: TOURISM WEEK, MAY 24 TO 31

This year, Tourism Week looks a little different – but we still want to help virtually recognize our sector. To help show your appreciation for Canada’s tourism sector, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada has put together a Tourism Week Toolkit and dedicated website to help you get involved.

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ACCESS TO PPE FOR AGRIFOODS SECTOR

BC Food & Beverage (BCFB) has launched a program to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the food & beverage production, seafood, and agricultural sectors located in BC. For more information and to order, click below.

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