TRAVEL CHANNEL'S "THE TRIP: 2014," THE SECOND ANNUAL PROGRAMMING EVENT PLUS SWEEPSTAKES, KICKS OFF ON JANUARY 2ND - AND ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL WIN A $100,000 DREAM ADVENTURE FOR TWO TO SPAIN AND MOROCCO
"THE TRIP: 2014" ONE-HOUR SPECIAL PREMIERES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 27 AT
8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Lexus Signs On as Presenting Automotive Sponsor
CHEVY CHASE, MD (Jan. 2, 2014) - Today, Travel Channel kicks off its second annual programming event and sweepstakes, "The Trip: 2014," which features a $100,000 dream adventure giveaway packed with the most surprising and exclusive experiences you can find in Spain and Morocco. Beginning today, fans can submit an entry to win this year's over-the-top prize itinerary at Travelchannel.com/thetrip. "The Trip: 2014" online sweepstakes runs from January 2nd through March 24th at 5:00 p.m. and complements the one-hour special which premieres on Travel Channel on Monday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. "The Trip: 2014" special spotlights the best of Spain - the most incredible adventures, exclusive access, mouth-watering food and luxurious accommodations possible in this European hotspot, plus a special trip off the beaten path to mystical Marrakesh, Morocco. Lexus, the luxury brand, is the presenting automotive sponsor for 2014.
"From adrenaline-pumping adventure and incredible restaurants and food, to the world's ultimate fantasy 'football' game, Travel Channel's stars have created 'The Trip: 2014'," said Andy Singer, GM Travel Channel. "Our stars are unbeatable at providing viewers with access to off-the-beaten path experiences, exotic destinations and unique points-of-view, but this $100,000 trip takes travel to a whole new level."
Travel Channel and its expert hosts combed the globe for the year's hottest destinations, and built the ultimate two-week travel itinerary worth about a hundred grand. Presented by Adam Richman, Don Wildman, Anthony Melchiorri and Samantha Brown, "The Trip: 2014" features a collection of activities only Travel Channel could curate. Viewers will feel the pulse of the city with box seats at a Barcelona stadium, fly high above Morocco's Atlas Mountains with a world champion paraglider, eat at exclusive restaurants bypassing year-long waiting lists and sail to a private island so exclusive it commands tens of thousands of dollars per night.
"The Trip: 2014" is produced by High Noon Entertainment for Travel Channel. For High Noon, Patrick Jager serves as executive producer. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Bill Howard.
CHECK OUT "THE TRIP: 2014" ON TRAVELCHANNEL.COM FOR EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THIS DREAM ADVENTURE
Go to "The Trip: 2014" show page on TravelChannel.com/thetrip for additional show-related content, including photos, travel guides and more, and to enter for your chance to win the $100,000 dream vacation. Check out Travel Channel on Facebook and follow @TravelChannel and #Thetrip2014 on Twitter for more exclusive content and updates.
TRAVEL CHANNEL (http://www.travelchannel.com) is a multiplatform travel lifestyle brand with the core mission of providing inspiring and compelling programming that takes viewers beyond their everyday destinations, making the unfamiliar familiar, whether it's around the world or around the block. A dual feed network that is also available in HD, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, and is available in over 94 million U.S. cable homes. Owned and operated by Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), Travel Channel has offices in Chevy Chase, MD, and New York, NY. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.