Tourism Richmond launches 7 new cultural and culinary experiences

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Discover The Real Richmond through new cultural, natural, and culinary experiences.

In collaboration with Destination British Columbia and The Veneto Collaboratory, Tourism Richmond has partnered with seven local attractions in Richmond to create a curated collection of cultural, natural and culinary experiences. Collectively, these experiences will be marketed as being part of the Pacific. Authentic. Experiences, and will showcase the charm and character of our destination. These experiences include:

Voyage of the Gikumi: Exploring the Fraser River Estuary by Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Steveston Stories & Community Treasures by Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Dine like a Critic: Richmond’s Chinese Culinary Scene by Alexandra Gill

Birding 101 with Liron Gertsman

Live the Olympic Dream by Richmond Olympic Oval

Wildlife Spectacular by Vancouver Whale Watch

Pacific Plates: The Tastes & Traditions of Richmond’s Cultures at the Vancouver Airport Marriott

“Richmond’s unique culture, cuisine and history makes it an exciting place for visitors from near and far; and these new experiences allow both locals and visitors to be charmed by Richmond in some new ways,” said Nancy Small, chief executive officer of Tourism Richmond.

Ceri Chong, director, industry and destination development added, “these new experiences allow you to feel a deeper connection to Richmond and the people, stories, tastes and nature that make our city so unique. It’s been exciting working with our partners and seeing the experiences evolve.”

“Destination BC is ecstatic with the results of this collaboration with Tourism Richmond, the Veneto Collaboratory, and all the business partners in the Richmond area who have created these dynamic experiences,” said Susan Rybar, acting vice president of destination management at Destination BC. “BC residents and visitors to the province have several great new reasons to spend time in Richmond.”

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