Interviewing Sir Richard Branson at Virgin Galactic Spaceport America

Renowned travel expert John E. DiScala (aka Johnny Jet), circles the globe for his first televised special “Hot Spots 2012,” which premiered on the Travel Channel January 1. The show is scheduled to air again Sunday January 8 at 4:00 PM EST (check local listings).

During the one-hour special, Johnny Jet gives viewers a ringside seat as he uncovers the hottest travel destinations for 2012. Revealing insider tips that only the most seasoned traveler would know, Johnny explores New Zealand, Belize, England, Canada, New York, and Necker Island (Sir Richard Branson’s private domain in the British Virgin Islands). Johnny also visits 5-star hotels currently under construction, including The Conrad (New York), The Four Seasons (Toronto), Trump Tower (Toronto), and The Black Swan (New Zealand).

Additionally, Johnny Jet provides first looks at the new Harry Potter Studio in London, the Titanic Museum in Southampton, the 9/11 Museum in New York City, as well as Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America—the very first commercial spaceport built exclusively for passenger use.

About Johnny Jet:

Johnny Jet travels over 150,000 miles and visits more than 20 countries each year.

Johnny personally collects exciting and useful up-to-the-minute information about all things travel specifically for the many and varied readers of his popular Johnny Jet web site, blogs, tweets (@JohnnyJet), and newsletter. His comprehensive travel is dubbed by Budget Travel Magazine as “one of the top, best money-saving websites for travel.”

Johnny Jet fans refer to him as “possibly the next best thing to an all informed, travel guide working just for you.” He is consistently featured in print and broadcast media (ABC, CNN, MSNBC, among others) as one of the foremost experts in world travel, guaranteeing his readers/listeners/viewers will save money by following his clever travel tips.

With leisure dollars stretched thinner and farther than ever, Johnny Jet is the travel world’s go-to answer man.

For more information or to schedule an interview contact Caroline Livengood at 818-441-5050 or

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