04 January 2017
One Lucky Winner Will Win A $100,000 Dream Adventure For Two
To The Most Luxurious Spots in Florida and Jamaica
NEW YORK (Jan. 4, 2017) – Travel Channel kicks off its fifth annual sweepstakes and network event, “The Trip: 2017,” which features a $100,000 dream adventure giveaway. This year’s trip is packed with the most thrilling, surprising and exclusive experiences one can find in some of the most desirable and popular locations: Miami and Palm Beach, Fla. and Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
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’s experts and hosts Samantha Brown and Jack Maxwell. “The Trip: 2017” online sweepstakes runs from 9:00 a.m. ET on January 4 through March 24 at 5:00 p.m. ET and complements the one-hour special that premieres on Travel Channel on Tuesday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. The special features the Travel Channel hosts showcasing the distinct attractions, cuisines and luxuries that make these beach locales a fantasy paradise. Sponsors for 2017 include presenting sponsor National Mortgage Lender Quicken Loans and destination sponsor Secrets Resorts & Spas.
“Florida and Jamaica are the premier travel destinations for those who love adventure and luxury,” said Courtney White, senior vice president, programming and development, Travel Channel. “Samantha and Jack have designed a truly mind-blowing itinerary for ‘The Trip: 2017’ that provides the perfect amounts of pampering, relaxation and adrenaline-pumping fun. One lucky fan and a guest have the unbelievable chance to experience this once-in-a-lifetime vacation.”
Travel Channel and its expert hosts scoured Florida and Jamaica for this year’s extraordinary getaway and will reward one lucky viewer with the ultimate seven-day travel itinerary worth approximately $100,000. “The Trip: 2017” features a collection of exclusive and world-class activities that only Travel Channel can create. Viewers will get a rush as they try the turbo-charged water sport, jet packing, and cruise on a private yacht in Miami; sail high on a kiteboard outing and get a tour of the prestigious Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach; go river tubing and visit the spa at the Secrets Wild Orchid resort in Montego Bay; and get brave with a cliff jump at the Blue Hole and indulge in a private dinner on the beach in Ocho Rios.
Go to “The Trip: 2017” show page on TravelChannel.com/thetrip for additional show-related content and to enter for your chance to win the $100,000 dream vacation. Check out Travel Channel on Facebook and follow @TravelChannel and #TheTrip2017 on Twitter for more exclusive content and updates.
“The Trip: 2017” Teaser Clip:  http://bit.ly/2hOofmy
For virtual and active travelers who want to go on a thrilling quest; taste other cultures; enjoy the mystery of the unexplored; get a dose of epic adventure or a splash of wacky fun; there is no better daily escape than Travel Channel. Reaching more than 89 million U.S. cable homes, Travel Channel is the world’s leading travel media brand. Fans also can visit Travel Channel for more information or interact with other fans through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Travel Channel is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.
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Chelsey Riemann

HGTV, DIY Network, Travel Channel, Great American Country
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