Anaheim, Calif., July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What happens when the world's most influential YouTubers head out on an epic road trip? Adventure. Hilarity. New friendships. And some of the best unscripted online content ever produced!
Contiki (contiki.com) is excited to announce the return of their hugely successful online travel series, The RoadTrip (contiki.com/roadtrip), for its third consecutive year. The new season of The RoadTrip will premiere on Thursday, July 24th, 2014.
Taking a group of influential YouTube content creators on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to incredible destinations that Contiki travels to, The RoadTrip allows fans to follow the adventures of their favorite YouTubers in Europe, a hot destination for young traveers. The exciting video content will showcase the YouTubers taking part in fun challenges throughout their European adventure.
This year's lineup of content creators features an impressive group from around the world with a combined 13 million+ subscribers, coming together to experience Contiki's unique European product and share their life-changing #NOREGRETS moments with fans. Viewers can expect to see returning favorites like Jesse and Jeana from BF vs. GF and Alli Speed, as well as a bunch of newcomers including:
- Lilly Singh (iiSuperwomanii), Canada
- Joey Graceffa, USA
- Shannon Harris (Shaaanxo), New Zealand
- Kalel & Anthony (Watch Us Live & Stuff) USA
- Justin James Hughes, USA
Originating in Europe in 2012 and then heading down under to Australia in 2013, The RoadTrip 2014 returns to Europe for what is set to be the biggest to date. Heading out on Contiki's popular Mediterranean Highlights itinerary, the trip starts in sunny Barcelona and heads through the sexy European Riviera (Nice, Florence and Rome), before finishing with a massive fan gathering in London on August 3rd.
"The trend amongst millennial audiences today is that YouTubers are replacing TV and movie personalities as the stars that the generation most connects with. The RoadTrip started in 2012 as a way to for us to bring our favorite YouTube content creators together with life-changing travel experiences, and has grown in a way that none of us ever expected," said Alexis Sitaropoulos, Contiki Group Marketing Director. "It's turned out to be a perfect collaboration - we send the YouTubers out on the road to experience what makes traveling with Contiki so unique, and they're able to create organic, unscripted content for their loyal fans in incredible cities around the world."
It's all kicking off July 24th, so follow along on contiki.com/roadtrip for more information on all the YouTubers and how fans can get involved in the challenges - plus, make be sure to subscribe to Contiki's YouTube channel for daily videos throughout the trip.
Life's an adventure - make it count with absolutely #NOREGRETS.
About Contiki Vacations
Contiki is the world leader in youth travel experiences, a brand that is all about discovery, epic moments and making every second count. Our journeys unlock the local way of life in each and every destination we visit, and with over 300 trips in more than 50 countries, we see every day as the start of a new adventure.
CONTACT: Vy Spear Public Relations Manager Contiki Vacations 714-935-0808 x. 5338 firstname.lastname@example.org