Why Richmond, BC?
Richmond, BC is an ideal destination for group travel, FIT travel, MICE groups, and other group and leisure related travel. The city is home to 23 brand name hotels ranging from budget-friendly to luxury accommodations, and most hotels offer complimentary hotel/airport shuttle service.
Richmond is the fourth largest city in British Columbia and is home to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), as well as the largest commercial fishing port in Canada, dozens of shopping centres, a casino and entertainment venues, spas, wineries and breweries, two National Historic Sites, two world famous Asian summer night markets and one of BC's most visited attractions - the historic fishing Village of Steveston.
Richmond has a vibrant, multicultural population - nearly 60 per cent of Richmond's population is of Asian descent. Over 400 Asian restaurants are located in the city, and create authentic dishes with fresh local produce and seafood. This combination has given Richmond a reputation for having the BEST Chinese food outside of Asia.
Since Richmond is a coastal city, you’ll find a diverse array of fresh seafood. Steveston Village offers an excellent variety of West Coast dining including delicious fish and chips that can be enjoyed with a seaside view. Moreover, Steveston is a vibrant neighbourhood full of shops and restaurants, and is also known for playing the small town of Storybrooke on ABC's hit TV show, Once Upon a Time.