11/16/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/16/2017 12:08
EXPLORE SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST BREATHTAKING GETAWAYS IN THE ALL-NEW LUXURY TRAVEL SERIES TRAVEL TIME WITH LINDA, JOINING AXS TV'S DAYTIME PROGRAMMING LINEUP STARTING SATURDAY, JANUARY 6 AT 8 A.M. ET
Produced by 24-7 Productions and Hosted by Linda Cooper, the 13-Episode Series Takes Viewers on the Ultimate World Tour Highlighting Unforgettable Destinations from Costa Rica to the Bahamas
Los Angeles, CA (November 16, 2017) - AXS TV brings some of the world's most breathtaking locations home, as the all-new luxury travel series Travel Time with Linda joins the network's daytime programming lineup-airing every Saturday at 8aE, starting January 6, 2018. The 13-episode series is hosted by TV personality and travel enthusiast Linda Cooper, who will be on-hand each week to guide viewers on an unforgettable tour of that puts the spotlight on beautiful and exotic destinations from Costa Rica to the Bahamas, and everywhere in-between.
The upbeat series is inspired by the three essential elements of high-class travel: Glamour, Luxury, and Adventure, with episodes focusing on a different tropical locale every week. The insightful profiles are designed to showcase the local flavor, essence, and luxury aspects of each location, as well as action-packed adventure opportunities that are sure to get the heart pumping. Season highlights include zip-lining and whitewater rafting in Costa Rica; a candid conversation with reggae superstar Bankie Banx in Anguilla; a trip to the Caicos Conch Farm in Turks & Caicos; watersports and retail therapy in Bermuda; rum tasting and surf lessons in Barbados; swimming with sharks and exploring Mayan Ruins in Belize; bobsledding and a spooky look at the legend of the White Witch of Rose Hall in Jamaica; kayaking and volcano climbing in St. Kitts; and more.
'I am so grateful for the opportunity to share my adventures with AXS TV's audience,' said series host and executive producer Linda Cooper. 'On 'Travel Time with Linda,' viewers will be able to experience some truly incredible sights and sounds from all across the world. I couldn't be more thrilled that my show has found the perfect TV home on Saturday mornings.'
'Linda Cooper has a true passion for travel, and her knowledge of what to see and do in these luxurious locations will resonate with our viewers as she guides them on weekly explorations and adventures in paradise,' said Lucia McCalmont, VP of Program Acquisitions, AXS TV.
In light of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, which has left the island of Dominica deeply in need, Cooper has partnered with the humanitarian non-profit agency IsraAID to air a 30-second public service announcement during the show. Cooper explains, '2017 marked an unprecedented Hurricane Season, and while many of the beautiful locales I featured on the show were spared, Dominica experienced massive devastation. We've partnered with IsraAID, a disaster relief program that had boots on the ground helping the hurricane victims of Dominica within 24 hours. This PSA was made to help the many people in the regions affected by the hurricane disaster, and also includes Puerto Rico and Houston here in the US.'
About Linda Cooper, Host & Executive Producer of 'Travel Time with Linda'
A native of Los Angeles, Linda Cooper graduated with a BA in Broadcasting, Radio-TV-Film from California State University Northridge. Over the many years in the TV industry, Cooper has appeared as a segment host on 'Good Morning Texas,' 'Home & Lifestyle TV,' 'Designing DFW' and as the Co-Creator, Host and Executive Producer of the 'Live Love Laugh Today Show.' Her love for travel evolved into her exciting new travel series 'Travel Time with Linda.'