The Travel Channel Acquires Travel Blog for Editorial Content
The online component for the Travel Channel announces today that it has acquiredWorld Hum, an online travel magazine blog, for an undisclosed amount. As part of the deal, Travel Channel visitors will be able to access exclusive content from World Hum's editors and contributors. The founders of World Hum, Jim Benning and Michael Yessis, will also be regular contributors to Travel Channel's website; they're already experienced in travel writing and have written for Traveler, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times Magazine, among others. Yessis' editorial experience comes from working as an editor at Men's Fitness, Men's Journal and Journey magazines, and as the Destinations Editor at USATODAY.com.