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Tourism Richmond's Travel Media Newsletter  

Summer 2011

What's new

Tourism Richmond Travel Writer Contest
Fancy getting paid twice for your work? Well, 
Tourism Richmond has launched a unique contest just for North American travel writers. Visit and submit your feature story on Richmond, British Columbia, Canada in the next year, and you'll have a shot at snagging one of two $1,000 cash prizes - one for best culinary story and one for best overall destination story. The contest runs from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012 and all articles must be published during this time. All contest entries must be submitted to Tourism Richmond by June 1, 2012. An independent qualified panel will review all applications and a winner in each category will be announced in November 2012. Visit  to view detailed contest rules and be sure to follow us on Twitter @RichmondMedia for regular story suggestions and contest updates. 

June 11 to June 12 - TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) 2011 
The second annual networking event for new media travel writers comes to our neighbouring city of Vancouver this year, just a 25 minute ride from Richmond via the Canada Line rapid transit system. Richmond, BC is happy to host any interested media on either pre or post trips. Please contact Michelle Dunn, Director of Communications, at 604-821-5481 or  to arrange your visit.

Richmond's Ultimate Food Experience

Richmond's renowned culinary scene is one that every taste bud should have the opportunity to savour and enjoy - so Tourism Richmond is giving away two amazing grand prizes that include an overnight stay and a tasty food tour o
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