From South Africa to Ibiza, Taiwan to Morocco, STV will
warm your cockles this winter with some sunshine holidays,
fabulous city breaks and top holiday tips
STV brings a bit of sunshine to these cold and frosty
nights with a brand new six part series - Scottish Passport
2012, starting 8pm on Monday 2 January.
Narrated by Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), the series
will see a host of celebrities travel to a range of holiday
locations across the world. With a range of holidays
covered, there's something for everyone in this
wide-reaching travel show.
Writer and broadcaster Paul English also travels across
Europe to bring us top travel tips and a weekly update on a
range of destinations from Ibiza to Barcelona, Marbella to
Week by week on Scottish Passport 2012:
River City chums Gary Lamont and Pamela Byrne head to
Turkey for sunshine and adventure; and we get some top tips
for a brilliant break in Albufeira in the Algarve. We
also see a single mum and her teenage daughters take a
break at popular roller coaster park, Alton Towers.
Taggart star Alex Norton and his wife Sally travel to South
Africa, and get up close with some of the world's most
dangerous animals; and Paul English visits the Costa Del
Sol. We'll also see a family organise a big
reunion of friends in a country house in Argyll.
Antiques Road Trip expert Anita Manning and daughter
Larissa enjoy a girl's city break in stunning Iceland;
and we'll show you what's on offer in the
sophisticated South of France. Fancy a mobile
adventure closer to home - find out how a young couple get
on Gypsy Caravanning in the Scottish Borders.
Fashionista Julie Hannah and her fiancée jet off and soak
up some sun in the Florida Keys; and we see what popular
holiday destination Tenerife has to offer. And a
couple celebrate their anniversary with a yachting break on
the west coast of Scotland.
Actress and presenter Clare Grogan and her family head to
Morocco; and whether you want peace and quiet or a party
holiday, we bring you the best of Ibiza. If you fancy
a getaway with a bit of exercise, join our two hill walking
friends as they take the Jacobite Railway and walk in
Taggart star Blythe Duff and her husband Tom visit Taiwan;
and we have some tips for a fabulous city break in
beautiful Barcelona. Closer to home, a young family
go glamping and visit Yorvik in York.
Elizabeth Partyka, Deputy Director of Channels at STV,
said: "Sean Batty said we were in for a bit of a
frosty time so we thought we'd bring STV viewers some
sunny locations to heat things up a bit this winter.
The show also covers a range of city breaks and holidays
closer to home so there really is something for
everyone. If you're not going on holiday, you can
enjoy them vicariously through our enthusiastic celebrities
- and you might even be encouraged to take a trip
Scottish Passport 2012 is sponsored by Canadian Affair.
Kathryn Munro, Communication and Marketing Director at
Canadian Affair, said: "We are delighted to welcome
back this incredibly popular holiday show to STV and to
have the opportunity to sponsor it. As Scotland's
largest Tour Operator to Canada, specialising in flights
and tailor made holidays, this programme fits perfectly
with our business and brand and we look forward to
inspiring STV viewers to travel to Canada this year!"
For more information on the series, the holidays featured
and the chance to book a trip of your own, visit www.scottishpassport.com.
For the ultimate getaway from the comfort of your sofa,
tune in to Scottish Passport 2012 from 8pm on Monday 2
SCOTTISH PASSPORT 2012 - 8PM, MONDAY 2 JANUARY FOR SIX
Kirstin Stevenson, STV on 0141 300 3670
Lauren Ferson, STV on 0141 300 3290