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TOP 5 SPOTS TO SHOP FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS IN RICHMOND, B.C.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 11:00 PM

Richmond, B.C., Canada (Dec. 4, 2014) - It's no muss, no fuss holiday shopping in Richmond. Home to five shopping hot spots - Steveston Village, the Golden Village, City Centre, East Richmond and Sea Island - shoppers will be sure to find plenty of parking (often free!) and something for even the most fickle folks on their lists. And with 24 convenient and affordable hotels in Richmond, it's easy to turn a shopping excursion into a fun weekend getaway.

 Richmond, BC, Canada (August 11, 2014) - What is potentially one of the largest returns of sockeye salmon in recorded history is soon to make its way up the Fraser River. An unprecedented 72 million sockeye salmon (the progeny of the 2010 run) are predicted to return to the Fraser River in 2014 - more than double the record-setting 30-million sockeye salmon return in 2010, the largest in nearly 100 years.

Richmond, B.C., CANADA (June 4, 2014) - Tourism Richmond's highly anticipated Richmond Play For Free promotion is back. Starting now, visitors who book three consecutive nights at one of the 17 participating hotels in Richmond, BC, for stays from June 15 to September 15, 2014, will receive a free Metro Vancouver Attractions Access Pass for a family of up to four people per room booked - valued at over $800.

Richmond, BC, Canada (April 1, 2014) - Tourism Richmond is re-launching its Travel Writer Contest today, and with double the number of categories and prizes the odds of winning have never been more favourable. Recognizing the value and role of writers, the contest honours today's storytellers. Canadian and American journalists and bloggers that publish a feature length article about the thriving multicultural city of Richmond, British Columbia, between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015, are eligible to enter their work for a chance to win top nods and one of four C$1,000 cash prizes.

Games stimulated growth and opened the door to increased tourism

Richmond, BC, Canada (February 7, 2014) - Four years after the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the legacies carry on vibrantly in the former Venue City Richmond, BC, home of the iconic Richmond Olympic Oval and long track speed skating events. The flourishing city of over 200,000 residents captured the world's attention during the Games and has built on that momentum post-Games to truly reap the benefits of being on the world stage, not least of which is the impact the Games have had on tourism.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR ALL OVER AGAIN IN RICHMOND, BC

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:00 PM

Richmond, BC, Canada (January 23, 2014) - Already abandoned or forgotten those New Years resolutions? Don't despair. Chinese New Year, celebrated this year on Friday, January 31, is just around the corner. It's a second chance to say good riddance to nagging bad habits and usher in good ones.