Tourism Richmond Association Board of Directors – Applications Closed

Image Credit: Tourism Richmond *Applications are now closed* Are you interested in being a part of shaping Richmond’s growing tourism sector? Richmond City Council is seeking applications for three (3) volunteer Director positions for the Tourism Richmond Association (Tourism Richmond) Board of Directors. Tourism Richmond Overview Tourism Richmond is a non-profit, destination marketing organization (DMO)

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Local Event Company Fighting the Pandemic

Photo credit: Scene Ideas Physical distancing, small social circles, fewer faces and bigger spaces – all things we have heard time and time again during this COVID-19 pandemic. All live events – concerts, conferences, trade shows, weddings – have been cancelled and many businesses have had to close their doors for good. But local live

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Sector Profile – Get to know Vancouver International Airport

Image: The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: The Jade Canoe, Bill Reid, 1994 Located right in Richmond, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada’s second busiest airport, welcoming a record 25.9 million passengers in 2018. Fifty-six airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to 125 non-stop destinations in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. For the past

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Richmond’s Aviation Sector Soars into the Spotlight

Winners at the 2019 Silver Wings Industry and Scholarship Awards Celebration. Home to British Columbia’s first flight, Richmond’s aviation sector may be best known for the Vancouver International Airport on Sea Island; however it is so much more than meets the sky. From providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services, advanced aviation technology, aircraft parts distribution,

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Mayor opens International Blueberry Organization Summit

BC blueberries were ripening on the vine as the ideas were flowing during the International Blueberry Organization’s Summit held at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond from June 24 – 26, 2019. Nearly 400 delegates were in attendance as Mayor Malcolm Brodie warmly welcomed global leaders in the blueberry industry to Richmond. “Blueberries remain

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Discover Richmond with new free tourist shuttle

RICHMOND, BC – There’s a new way to discover Richmond! The Richmond Discovery Shuttle officially launches on June 15, 2019, providing tourists with a new, free transportation mode to easily visit some of the city’s hottest spots. Presented in partnership by Tourism Richmond, the City of Richmond and the Richmond Hotel Association, and operated by

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Founder of Richmond’s Fastest Growing Business reflects on 10 Years of Combatting Waste

Waste costs businesses money. Garbage and recycling haulers charge every time their trucks make a pick up, regardless of what contents are actually in the bins. Most businesses rely on these same hauling vendors for advice on how to manage waste – even though it’s in the haulers’ best interests if waste output goes up.

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