Travel Channel

Travel Channel (stylized as Trvl Channel since 2018) is an American pay television channel owned by Discovery, Inc. which had previously owned the channel from 1997 to 2007. The channel is headquartered in New York, New York, United States with offices in Silver Spring, Maryland and Knoxville, Tennessee.

Travel Channel
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersNew York, NY, U.S.[1]
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerDiscovery, Inc.
(pending merge approval with WarnerMedia to form Warner Bros. Discovery)
Sister channels
LaunchedFebruary 8, 1987; 34 years ago (1987-02-08)
ReplacedHome Theater Network
Former namesThe Travel Channel (1987–1998)
Available on most cable providersChannel slots vary on each operator
Dish NetworkChannel 196 (SD/HD)
DirecTVChannel 277 (SD/HD)
Verizon FiOS
  • Channel 170 (SD)
  • Channel 670 (HD)
U-verse TV
  • Channel 254 (SD)
  • Channel 1254 (HD)
Streaming media
Philo, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, FuboTV, Vidgo

It features documentaries, reality, and how-to shows related to travel and leisure around the United States and throughout the world. Programming has included shows on African animal safaris, tours of grand hotels and resorts, visits to significant cities and towns around the world, programming about various foods around the world, and programming about ghosts and the paranormal in notable buildings.

As of February 2015, Travel Channel is available to approximately 91.5 million households (comprising 78.6% of households with television) in the United States.[2]

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