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The Richmond Region Tourism team knows RVA. Our “Five Questions” series introduces readers to the region’s experiences, attractions and restaurants through the eyes of Richmond Region Tourism staff.

In April, we’re talking with Jatiska Reed, Sales Coordinator.

Why were you excited to join the Richmond Region Tourism team?
I was excited to join a team with such great values and impact. Plus, I love the Richmond Region.

What attracted you to the tourism industry?
In my previous career roles, I really enjoyed helping others and research. In my personal life, I enjoy exploring the Richmond area and finding hidden gems. The tourism industry checks every box of what I feel is important for me in a career.

How do you help clients?
I help our team prepare for client arrivals, while ensuring clients receive the full Richmond Region Tourism experience during their visits. I also assist in small group RFPs. I enjoy the opportunity to show clients all Richmond has to offer.

What is your favorite RVA moment? (Share your favorite regional attraction, activity, etc.)
Having a downtown area near the water is my favorite. I enjoy activities by the James River. I love having dinner or cocktails at restaurants along the waterfront.  

What is your favorite restaurant in the region?
My favorite restaurant is The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing. The Oysters Rockefeller is my favorite dish there. The service is always amazing.