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Travel Channel wants you to “Travel Like…”

The series of specials, detailing the traveling techniques of the rich, famous and powerful, will first reveal how to Travel Like a President.
September 18, 2012

Travel Channel in the U.S. is launching a series of specialsĀ in October that will detail the traveling techniques of the rich, famous and powerful.

The first special, Travel Like a President, debuts on October 2 and will reveal the painstaking logistics needed to shepherd the President of the United States on assorted trips, and the efforts needed to coordinate hotel bookings (as many as 200 rooms may need to be booked on a typical trip), flights (two jumbo 747s, two passenger jets, five helicopters and charter flights for the press) and other preparations. The special will be hosted by NBC News correspondent Peter Alexander.

Other specials in the series will include Travel Like an Icon (w/t) and Travel Like a Movie Star (w/t).

“We are excited about the Travel Likeā€¦ umbrella series as we will have the opportunity to explore and share many unique travel experiences from a fresh and unexpected perspective,” said Travel Channel general manager Andy Singer.

Travel Like a President is produced by Peacock Productions for Travel Channel. For Peacock Productions, the senior producer is Loren Michelman and the producer is Mark Marabella. The exec producer for Travel Channel is Julie Rose McCully.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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