SURF'S UP FOR TRAVEL CHANNEL'S "THE TRIP: 2015," THE THIRD ANNUAL NETWORK EVENT PLUS SWEEPSTAKES KICKS OFF JANUARY 2 -
AND ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL WIN A $100,000 DREAM ADVENTURE
FOR TWO TO TROPICAL HAWAII
"THE TRIP: 2015" ONE-HOUR SPECIAL PREMIERES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 26 AT
8:00 P.M. ET/PT
TripAdvisor and Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Sign On as Feature Sponsors
CHEVY CHASE, MD (Jan. 2, 2015) - It's time to say "Aloha!" as Travel Channel kicks off its third annual network event and sweepstakes, "The Trip: 2015," which features a $100,000 dream adventure giveaway packed with the most thrilling, surprising and exclusive experiences you can find in America's own tropical island backyard of Hawaii. Beginning today, fans can submit an entry at Travelchannel.com/thetrip to win this year's over-the-top prize itinerary curated by Travel Channel hosts Samantha Brown, Bert Kreischer, Anthony Melchiorri and Don Wildman. "The Trip: 2015" online sweepstakes runs from January 2nd through March 24th at 11:59 p.m. ET and complements the one-hour special which premieres on Travel Channel on Monday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. The special hops between the stunning islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Lanai and Hawaii Island, exploring the grand beauty, remarkable luxuries and hidden adventures of this exotic locale, as never seen before. TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip, and the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau are the feature sponsors for 2015.
"The Hawaiian islands are an adventure lover's paradise and Travel Channel's stars are creating a trip that's unforgettable and truly epic," says Ross Babbit, SVP Programming and Development, Travel Channel. "'The Trip: 2015' gives unprecedented access to places and experiences you might only dream of; and one lucky fan gets to win it!"
Travel Channel and its expert hosts scoured the globe for the year's hottest destination, and rewards one lucky viewer with the ultimate two-week travel itinerary worth about a hundred grand. "The Trip: 2015" features a collection of breathtaking activities that only Travel Channel can create. Viewers will feel the adrenaline rush rappelling down a cascading Maui waterfall, take a stomach churning aerobatic tour of the Hawaiian coast in a 1940s Stearman bi-plane, dive side-by-side with wild dolphins, eat the freshest Pacific seafood and locally sourced cuisine and unwind at an exclusive seaside Kauai estate that comes with its own private chef.
"The Trip: 2015" 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: 2015" ON TRAVELCHANNEL.COM FOR EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THIS DREAM ADVENTURE
Go to "The Trip: 2015" 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 #TheTrip2015 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.