London – Travel Channel will launch in Asia Pacific on November 3 via AsiaSat 5 satellite. Travel Channel International is Europe’s leading travel broadcaster. Launched in 1994, Travel Channel broadcasts to 117 countries in 18 languages across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Travel Channel presents the full panorama of travel experiences – from exclusive luxury getaways to adventure challenges, with a sole focus on travel content. Travel Channel will be available across the AsiaSat 5 footprint, reaching through India, North and South East Asia and Australasia. Travel Channel will be uplinked by satellite service provider, SpeedCast, a fully-owned subsidiary of AsiaSat. The launch date of the channel and website coincide with Travel Channel’s presence at the CASBAA 2009 conference in Hong Kong.