Rick Antonson, Former CEO of Tourism Vancouver Launches New Book

Rick Antonson

Rick and Mark Andrew, former Chair of the Tourism Vancouver board.

Full Moon Over Noah’s Ark
An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond

Author and former Tourism Vancouver CEO Rick Antonson joined a five-member expedition to the mountain’s nearly 17,000-foot summit, trekking alongside a contingent of Armenians, for whom Mount Ararat is the stolen symbol of their country. Antonson mixes vivid historical anecdote with unexpected travel vignettes, whether tracing earlier mountaineering at-tempts on the peak, recounting the genocide of Armenians and its unresolved de-bate, or depicting the Kurds’ nationalist ambitions for their own borders, which some say should include Mount Ararat.

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  2. Raymond Greenwood

    Rick as always gave a wonderful speech at the Canadian Club of Vancouver last Monday at the Terminal City Club, The Good Looking MC did a great job of keeping the lunch going with 93 people in the room. check out the Canadian Club of Vancouver , you might like to attend a meeting and join us in been Proud Canadians