Travel Channel News

Scripps close on Travel Channel deal

Scripps close on Travel Channel deal

3rd Nov 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

Scripps Networks appears to be running out ahead in the chase to buy the Travel Channel from cable company Cox Communications. News Corp. ran Scripps close and pushed the price higher than had been widely anticipated.

Travel channel auction hots up

Travel channel auction hots up

29th Oct 2009

According to the latest reports News Corp and Scripps Networks are both bidding enthusiastically for the US-based service the Travel Channel with intense activity going on ‘behind the scenes’.

Murdoch bids for Travel Channel

Murdoch bids for Travel Channel

22nd Oct 2009

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is leading the auction for the Travel Channel.  There are three rivals fighting to acquire the 65% controlling stake from Cox Communications but Chase Carey, the News Corp CEO says the company would be “uniquely capable” of developing the product.