The Channel Waterloo based are celebrating with an hour long special on Monday 30th July at 12noon, 4pm & 8pm with popular presenters of the channel Debi Jones & John Scott and members of the production team. The special programme will look at the highlights over the first year as well as showcase the new programmes that start on the channel from Monday.
A number of new programmes will be starting next Monday including: Rick Steves Europe – In this UK exclusive, we follow traveller Rick Steve across Europe, you will see him experiencing earthquakes in Turkey, hitch hiking in Scotland and getting arrested by military police on the Iraq border, the programme airs weekdays at 11.30am, 3.30pm & 9.30pm. Don’t forget to join Joseph Resendo, an award-winning travel journalist with his new series Travelscope. Joseph shares his personal perspective on cultural tourism from spots close to home as well as exotic worldwide destinations, the series airs weekdays at 10.30am, 1.30pm & 7.30pm. Plus returning to the channel is popular series Britain’s Best Breaks – a travel programme highlighting UK holiday spots, exploring new exciting destinations, or possibly rediscovering old favorites, the programme airs weekdays at 2.30pm. The channel also has a brand new series dedicated to holiday tips, ideas and inspiration in Cumbria and the Lake District.
The channel will also still feature viewer’s favourites including Cruising with the Stars! with Debi Jones. The programme airs weekdays at 8pm, repeated the following day at 12 noon and 4pm and chats to actors, vocalists, magicians, musicians and comedians from the entertainment world. Liverpool based actor and comedian Ricky Tomlinson popped into the studio to chat with Debi, you can catch the episode this Friday, 27th July at 8:00pm, also on Tuesday 31st July at 12 noon and 4pm or available on the channel’s website at www.holidayandcruisechannel.co.uk. John Scott and his Real Love Boat will still be sailing, if you met your partner on board a cruise ship, got married on the high seas or enjoyed your honeymoon sailing off into the sunset then get in touch with John & his team by visiting the website. Phil Hilton will continue with his informative series, The Holiday & Cruise Clinic, speaking to travel & holiday experts, answering viewers queries on cruises, insurance, travel, visa and more and don’t miss out on Neil Newton’s programme Inside Cruise, featuring the latest cruise news plus each month we take a look on board one of the many fantastic super cruise liners.
A spokesman for the channel said: “We are delighted with how successful our first year has been, the number of viewers to the channel is constantly increasing and we want as many local people to get involved, visit our website for details. We hope you can all join us this Monday to celebrate our birthday and see a preview of what’s to come on the channel from next week. The channel is great for the region, with the employment of local presenters and production team”
If you are looking for a cruise holiday, don’t miss the Cruise Show, daily infomercials operated by the Liverpool Cruise Club featuring exclusive offers and great prices. Join Derek Marks and John Cooper from the Liverpool Cruise Club every Tuesday at 8pm with an hour special, featuring the hottest cruise deals of the week, or at 7pm each day with fantastic deals from Royal Caribbean International (Monday), P&O Cruises (Wednesday), Celebrity Cruises (Thursday) and Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines (Friday).
The Holiday & Cruise Channel broadcasts 6am – 10pm on Sky Channel 284.