News Releases
News Releases

News Releases

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BRUCE OKABE NAMED NEW CEO OF TOURISM RICHMOND

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:00 AM

RICHMOND, B.C. – Tourism Richmond has announced that Bruce Okabe has taken the position as Chief Executive Officer of the organization beginning March 15. Mr. Okabe will now lead British Columbia’s fourth largest destination marketing organization (DMO) and Canada’s leading hotel occupancy destination. 
RICHMOND, B.C. – Did you know there are over 20 different types of Asian dumplings? Dumplings come in all shapes and forms, from water-boiled, to deep-fried, steamed and even dessert dumplings. In Richmond, B.C. there is no shortage of dumplings to choose from and Tourism Richmond is inviting visitors to sample some of the delicious options that the city has to offer through a new tour, the Dumpling Trail.
  Richmond, B.C., Canada (June 15, 2015) - Tourism Richmond is thrilled to announce that the winner of the recent My Richmond Book contest, with a prize package worth $8,400, is long-time Richmond resident, Christine Evans. By participating in the program and entering the contest, Mrs. Evans has won an all-expense-paid trip for two of her long distance family members to visit Richmond, British Columbia.

8 Lucky Dishes to Devour During Chinese New Year

Monday, February 16, 2015 11:00 PM

Richmond, B.C., Canada (Feb. 17, 2015) - An intoxicating mixture of noises, smells and sights will soon fill the streets of Richmond, B.C. as the city prepares for Chinese New Year, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Sheep begins on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Richmond - home to Canada's largest per capita percentage of Chinese descendants - hosts one of the continent's most elaborate and authentic Chinese New Year celebrations.