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travelXP HD
Logo of travelxp HD
CountryIndia
Broadcast areaWorldwide
HeadquartersTech web centre, Oshiwara, Mumbai, Maharashtra[1]
Programming
Language(s)English, German, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Czech-Slovak, Russian, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali[a]
Picture format2160p UHDTV
1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerCelebrities Management Private Limited
History
Launched2 February 2011; 13 years ago (2 February 2011)
Links
Websitewww.travelxp.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Zuku TV (Kenya)Channel 730
DishTV920
Streaming media
travelxpWebsite

TravelXP HD is a pay television channel in India, It airs travel shows. The channel is owned by Celebrities management private Ltd. Its primary language is English, viewers can switch the language.

Background

TravelXP started as a pay television channel in India and aired its first show, Xplore Austria, in 2008.[2]

TravelXP is distributed in DTH, cable, IPTV, OTT and FAST platforms as a linear 24-hour television service. It has also licensed its content to various airlines for inflight entertainment in the past.[3] Travelxp HD was amongst the first HD channels in India.[4] In 2016, TravelXP became the first channel with 4K HDR content in the travel niche.[5] Backpack was their first show to be shot in 4K definition, back in 2015.[6]

Broadcasting

TravelXP offers both high definition and standard definition feeds.[4] Travelxp has 8 feeds under its name globally, with 3 channels live in India: travelxp India (SD), travelxp Tamil (SD), and travelxp (HD).[6]

The channel TravelXP HD Europe was launched back in August 2016 in Germany[7] and later in other countries including Hungary[8] and Poland.[9] travelxp UK covers England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.[10] Travelxp primarily telecasts in India in English, Hindi and Bengali,[11] and it also has a Tamil subsidiary channel, travelxp Tamil. TravelXP HD also provides its content in German[12] and Portuguese[10] and provides subtitles in English, German, Czech, Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian and Bulgarian.[6]

Programms

Travelxp airs following shows : Quest, Fooddicted, 10 days in Korea, XP guide, Xplore Jordan, Backpack, City break, World spas, Heritage, Landmark, Unwind etc.

Digital ventures

With the onset of COVID-19, Travelxp launched its own video-on-demand platform in August 2021. The platform hosts content and travel booking services. The premium content is available only to users with TravelxpRED subscriptions. Currently, it has two subscription plans, RED and RED Plus.[13]

Travelxp launched its TV app on Android TV in September 2021.[14] In February 2022, Travelxp signed a deal with Xiaomi to bring their content to PatchWall- Xiaomi’s discovery platform users.[15]

Notes

  1. ^ Depending on the region, Travelxp is localized in the local language of the region.

References

  1. ^ "Home | Travelxp". www.travelxp.tv.
  2. ^ "Global goals for a made-in-India travel channel". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  3. ^ "travelxp Begins Broadcasting in Sri Lanka Today". www.prnewswire.com (Press release). Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  4. ^ a b Chothani, Prashant (19 December 2016). "Travelxp HD". Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  5. ^ "TravelXP's Prashant Chothani's 4K HDR TV global mission". Indian television. 3 October 2017.
  6. ^ a b c "TravelXP intends to grow by over 30% in 2019 fiscal: Best Media Info". www.bestmediainfo.com. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  7. ^ "Travelxp 4k to launch on Astra via HD+ [Update]". Broadband TV News. 12 December 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  8. ^ "Travelxp available in Hungary with Magyar Telekom". AdvancedTelevision. 15 March 2022. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  9. ^ "Konkurent Travel Channel w jakości 4K może trafić do Polsat Box". www.wirtualnemedia.pl (in Polish). 24 November 2022. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  10. ^ a b "Travelxp enters UK mainstream market through Freeview platform: Best Media Info". www.bestmediainfo.com. 25 April 2018. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  11. ^ "Travelxp to roll out Bengali Feed on 14th April". IndianTelevision. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  12. ^ Baddhan, Raj (16 May 2019). "Travelxp 4K HDR partners with Deutsche Telekom Germany". BizAsia. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  13. ^ "Travelxp forays into OTT space with Travelxp Watch: Best Media Info". www.bestmediainfo.com. 8 July 2021. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  14. ^ "Travelxp channel launches Android TV app". TravelDailyNews International. 13 September 2021. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  15. ^ "Travelxp & Xiaomi partners to offer 4K HDR travel content on Smart TVs". www.adgully.com. 7 February 2022. Retrieved 8 December 2022.