NEW YORK, November 19, 2012
Today, leading online travel agency CheapOair announced the final phase of its “Traveler of the Year” competition. The contest aims to find the traveler who can best demonstrate how to travel the world for less. Voting for the finalists, “Captain & Clark” and Todd Van Duzer, begins today. Fans can vote for their favorite contestant based on the finalists’ 10 minute long, high quality video highlighting their overall experience during the travel period. Voting ends on December 11th and the winner will be announced that evening.
“As we near a final decision for the ‘Traveler of the Year’ competition, we look back to how the contest started and couldn’t be happier with the results,” said Peter Howard, chief marketing officer at CheapOair. “Regardless of the outcome, we believe that both finalists have proven their passion for world travel and have really encouraged others to travel the world for less, proving that it can be done.”
Finalists “Captain & Clark” spent their trip in India, while Todd Van Duzer embarked to China. Each finalist was given $7,500 worth of travel money courtesy of CheapOair, and while on their trips, the travelers documented their experiences in various video clips. The biggest takeaway from each trip included Todd conquering the world’s highest bungee jump and an engagement announcement from “Captain & Clark.”
Fans can view the videos for each finalist and cast votes for Traveler of the Year. The finalist with the highest number of votes will earn the winning title of “Traveler of the Year” as well as $5,000 worth of travel from CheapOair.