Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance.

Meet Karen Riordan, President and CEO of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance.

Do you have a nickname? What is it?
Kalena – the Hawaiian version of Karen

What is one food that you will not eat?

What is your favorite movie?
When Harry Met Sally

If someone was to give you a gift (money’s no object) what would you want?
Enough money to sustain the Heritage Humane society for the next 100 years

What is your biggest fear?
Howl-O-Scream and anything spooky!

What is the one quality you admire most in others?
Transparency – I really like honest and direct people

Where is the next place you want to visit?
Would love to go on a Danube river cruise

If you had to pick one place in town to take a tourist, where would it be?
Down to Yorktown for the Segeway tour. Most people do not have this on their to-do list and it’s such a fun and surprising treat

Describe your perfect day off.
A stay-cation that involves not having to do any laundry, but where I can get out and enjoy all the wonderful restaurants, art galleries, and attractions that Greater Williamsburg has to offer!


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