Singapore – BBC World News, with BBC.com, announced a renewal of its advertising partnership with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, with the commissioning of a third series of the travel programme The Real… The ad-funded, weekly, five-part series begins on September 19 on BBC World News. The series will encompass five new episodes of programme, visiting the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong, Beirut, Rome and Washington DC. With the help of well known local personalities, the series reveals to viewers the key spots to visit. In addition, it is the first time that the programmes will be distributed on BBC America. The programmes will also be supported with dedicated pages on BBC.com, featuring video clips and information on each of the cities from the new and previous series. The Real… branded widget will feature on the BBC.com homepage, for the duration of the show’s transmission, taking audiences directly to the online content.