Set Your DVRs or Tune In: New BoardingArea Blogger’s TV Show Tonight!

I’m seriously excited for fellow BoardingArea blogger Jason Kessler (‘Fly and Dine’)’s new Travel Channel show that premieres at 11 p.m. Eastern tonight.

Join Jason Kessler and Jeff Miller as they determine if the activities at the world’s most popular vacation destinations live up to the hype. Whether testing out a jetpack in trendy Newport Beach, exploring a family-friendly theme park in St. Louis or digging into a bowl of mofongo in Miami’s Little Havana, these seasoned travel writers will help you decide if an event is worth your hard-earned time and money.

The idea is to ‘test’ the activities in various destinations and see which ones are really worthwhile, and which ones you might give a miss on your next trip.

The first show is in Las Vegas checking out both the strip and older Las Vegas, “eating $3.99 shrimp cocktails, watersliding through a shark tank, zip lining over downtown and playing life-sized Jenga.” The premiere episode is followed by a second one in New Orleans.

Here’s a preview:

And the schedule:

Jason explains how to get your own show on TV.

Can’t wait to watch!

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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Comments

  1. Hard to believe that the Travel Channel would actually have a show about travel for a change. It’s like trying to find a music video on MTV.
    Nice tip on this new shows. Thanks.

  2. Why do all these kinds of shows have the same annoying background music ? Drives me away from viewing it.

  3. Honestly, the music choice stems from availability and cost. It’s too expensive to have new music composed and even more expensive to use music you’ve heard before, so companies pay for rights to huge music libraries that are filled with “the same annoying background music.” Hopefully you can overlook it for Trip Testers a little and enjoy my show!

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