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Encyclopedia > Travel Channel
Travel Channel
Launched February 1, 1987
Owned by Cox Communications, Inc.
Headquarters Flag of United States Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Website www.travelchannel.com sat serv 1=C-Band
Availability
Satellite
AMC 10-Channel 602 (4DTV Digital)
DirecTV Channel 277
Dish Network Channel 215
Cable
Verizon FiOS Channel 150
Comcast Channels Vary
Time Warner Cable Channels Vary
Charter Channels Vary
Cox Cable Channels Vary
Cablevision Channel 63
Bright House Networks Channels Vary
DirecTV Channel 277

The Travel Channel is a cable television network that features documentaries and how-to shows related to travel and leisure around the United States and throughout the world. Programming has included shows in African animal safaris, tours of grand hotels, and visits to significant cities and towns, with recent programming putting an emphasis on how the rich travel and on "haunted" destinations, like Most Haunted. New programs include the World Poker Tour. Image File history File links Travel_Channel. ... Cox Communications is a wholly-privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing digital cable television and telecommunications services in the United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Location of Jersey City within New Jersey. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... C band (compromise band) is a portion of electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging from 4 to 6 GHz. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America except for Mexico. ... DISH Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television and audio programming to households and businesses in the United States, owned by parent company EchoStar Communications Corporation. ... Verizon redirects here: this article is about the corporation; see also Verizon Wireless, Verizon Online DSL and Verizon FiOS. Verizon Communications, Inc. ... Comcast Corporation, (NASDAQ: CMCSA) based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the largest cable company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) is an American national cable television company that operates in 27 states and has 31 operating divisions. ... Charter Communications NASDAQ: CHTR is an American company providing cable television, HDTV, cable telephone, DVR, and broadband services over 6. ... Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded at Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. ... For other uses, see Cablevision (disambiguation). ... The Bright House Networks logo. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America except for Mexico. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... Documentary film is a broad category of cinematic expression united by the intent to remain factual or non-fictional. ... Statue dedicated to the traveller. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Map of Africa 1890 Look up safari in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Dariush Grand Hotel,Kish island, Iran The 4-star Manor House Hotel at Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England. ... Most Haunted is a British paranormal television programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity. ... The World Poker Tour (WPT) is a series of poker tournaments featuring most of the worlds professional players. ...


It was launched by Trans World Airlines in 1987, presumably to boost airline attendance, subsequently being sold to Landmark Communications, owner of The Weather Channel, and later Paxson Communications. Discovery bought 70% of the network in 1997, acquiring the rest in 1999. In May of 2007 Discovery sold Travel Channel to Cox Communications as part of a larger multi-billion dollar transaction. [1] Trans World Airlines (IATA: TW, ICAO: TWA, and Callsign: TWA), commonly known as TWA, was an American airline company that was acquired by American Airlines in April 2001. ... Landmark Communications is a privately-held media company specializing in cable television, broadcast television, print publishing, and internet publishing. ... The Weather Channel (TWC) is a cable and satellite television network that broadcasts weather and weather-related news 24 hours a day. ... Cox Communications is a wholly-privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing digital cable television and telecommunications services in the United States. ...


In the United States, the Travel Channel has more than 89 million subscribers.[2]


In countries where a totally separate Travel Channel based in the UK operates, the Discovery Travel Channel operates as Discovery Travel & Living. Travel Channel (UK) is operated from London and serves both the United Kingdom and other countries in Europe and Africa with travel related programs, ranging from travelogues to teleshopping for package holidays. ... Discovery Travel & Living is a channel from Discovery Communications. ...


The Travel Channel director of communications is Karen Hansen, and is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Current popular series

5 Takes is a series on the Travel Channel. ... Reality television is a genre of television programming in which the fortunes of real life people (as opposed to fictional characters played by actors) are followed. ... Reality television is a genre of television programming in which the fortunes of real life people (as opposed to fictional characters played by actors) are followed. ... Anthony Michael Tony Bourdain (born June 25, 1956) is an American author and the Chef-at-Large of Brasserie Les Halles, based in New York City with locations in Miami, Florida, and Washington, D.C..[1] Bourdain is also host of the Travel Channels culinary and cultural adventure program... Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a documentary-styled travel and cuisine program hosted by Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel. ... On location for his show, Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. ... Culture Shock is a travel show hosted by Shenaz Treasurywala on the Travel Channel. ... Shenaz Treasurywala (Hindi: ) or Shenaz is an Indian model, travel writer, and actress. ... Drew Allison Carey (born May 23, 1958) is an American actor and comedian recognizable by his crew cut and black-rimmed glasses. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Globe Trekker (also called Pilot Guides in Canada and the United States and originally broadcast as Lonely Planet) is an adventure tourism television series produced by Pilot Productions. ... Great Hotels is an Emmy-award winning[1] television show on the Travel Channel. ... Samantha Elizabeth Brown is a TV host of several travel programs on the Travel Channel, including Girl Meets Hawaii, Great Hotels, and Passport to Europe. ... This show is hosted by John Ratzenberger. ... John Deszo Ratzenberger (born April 6, 1947) is an American actor. ... Lonely Planet Six Degrees is Lonely Planets flagship travel show, hosted by Asha Gill and Toby Amies. ... Most Haunted is a British paranormal television programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity. ... Not Your Average Travel Guide (NYATG) is a travel show on the Travel Channel, it airs Saturdays at 10p. ... Passport to Europe is a television show on the Travel Channel. ... Samantha Elizabeth Brown is a TV host of several travel programs on the Travel Channel, including Girl Meets Hawaii, Great Hotels, and Passport to Europe. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ... Passport to Latin America is a television show on the Travel Channel. ... Samantha Elizabeth Brown is a TV host of several travel programs on the Travel Channel, including Girl Meets Hawaii, Great Hotels, and Passport to Europe. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Mark DeCarlo is an American actor and talk show host. ... Becky Worley was TechLives Computer Security Analyst. ... The World Poker Tour (WPT) is a series of poker tournaments featuring most of the worlds professional players. ... 1000 Places To See Before You Die is a television show on the Travel Channel. ... Marriage is a relationship that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ... Look up couple in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Past popular series

  • Adventure Bound
  • Flight Attendant School
  • Fred Willard's American Festivals
  • Get Packing
  • Stranded with Cash Peters
  • The Tourist hosted, created and co-written by Rick Bronson
This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

Flight Attendant School was a TV show on the Travel Channel that documented the lives of future Frontier Airlines flight attendants in training. ... Stranded with Cash Peters was a reality show/documentary on the Travel Channel where British travel writer Cash Peters would get dumped in an unfamiliar place with no money, food, or room for the night. ...

See also

Below is a numerical representation of the DirecTV channel lineup. ... This is a list of the channels receivable from DISH Network. ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • Most Haunted Forum Most Haunted Fan community and paranormal forums
  • Globe Trekker official site

  Results from FactBites:
 
Travel Channel (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (218 words)
Travel Channel (UK) is operated from London and serves both the United Kingdom and other countries in Europe and Africa with travel related programs, ranging from travelogues to teleshopping for package holidays.
The US-based Travel Channel owned by Discovery Communications is unconnected to this channel, and operates as Discovery Travel and Living in territories where the Travel Channel exists.
Travel Channel is broadcasted free to air on the Astra 2A and can therefore be watched by subscribers to Sky Digital.
The Travel channel » Netscape.com (998 words)
Travel – Well if life in the slow lane is what you need right now and you want to enjoy it in a comfortable setting, this might be the place.
Travel – Socially responsible travel tips are all about allowing you to see the more remote locations of the world without greatly disturbing the indigenous peoples and wildlife which lives there.
Travel – Family resorts provide a great time to be had by all and cater to both the young and the young at heart whenever on vacation.
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