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Trip On A Deal

In 2009 we started a weekly videocast because of our love for travel. Trip on a Deal has now grown into not only a popular show, but a network of travel lovers looking for inspiring information about travel, undiluted with sales pitches, rather briming with a sense of fun, adventure and push into the unknown. TriponaDeal.com is another step in this natural evolution ... a place for the community to find and share great travel deals and information scattered throughout the web. This is your travel channel .. your place to dream and hopefully ... trip on a deal.

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  • John Palacio - Host, Producer

    John Palacio, is an award winning television producer, director, journalist, writer, media consultant and entrepreneur. As a senior producer for Good Morning America and Entertainment Tonight, John traveled all over the world. from war zones to the trenches of Hollywood. He is the recipient of an Emmy, a Peabody and is a member of the Director’s Guild of America. John currently runs And Now Media and resides in New York with his wife and two children.

  • Luz Montez - Host, Producer

    Luz Montez is an Emmy award winning television producer with over two decades experience at ABC News. She is an accomplished chef who has consulted other food professionals to perfect their on camera skills. She is also a consultant to New York’s American Museum of Natural History. For her, great travel goes hand in hand with great food discoveries around the world.


  • Sandra Beltrao

    Sandra Beltrao is a multi-lingual writer, producer and editor with credits from the BBC, Discovery, TLC, CBS and Channel 4 in the UK from where she originally hails. Raised in London by Brazilian parents, she moved to New York six years ago to direct reality shows for BBC USA before completing an MFA in Film Directing at Columbia University. She has directed a number of award-winning short films and wears several hats at And Now Media producing, directing and editing our corporate and commercial videos.

  • Ben Jurin

    Ben is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and founding member of the guerilla video collective known as ReelSweetBetty and his short movies have screened at festivals around the U.S. As a freelance shooter/editor, his clients have included Ben & Jerry’s, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Big Lots and Qdoba.

  • Eli Obus

    Eli Obus is an editor and filmmaker and graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts for Film Production at NYU. He is most proud of his video included in “Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration,” an art exhibit that travels the world. Eli also serves as the Creative Director of Esq. Productions, a non-profit corporation that educates independent filmmakers on the legal aspects of the entertainment industry. Eli is from Princeton, NJ and currently lives in New York.

  • Paul Robinson

    Paul began his design journey at a very early age, drawing poorly shaped stick figures while still a wee lad and though the stick figures aren’t much better, his love of a well designed composition has flourished. He then began to set his designs in motion, literally, and a new love was born. Paul is now a design force to be reckoned with. Whatever tool is at his disposal, he is able to create high end, jaw-dropping graphics and animations.

  • Josh Sachs

    Josh Sachs, is an award winning music video director and an accomplished editor, animator and illustrator. His past work includes animating the children’s series “3rd & Bird!”, assisting in the sound editing of the motion picture “Greenberg,” and working for the LOGO channel and the show “America’s Got Talent.”

  • Adam Watstein

    Since graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1994, Adam Watstein has produced, written, edited, and directed three feature films, which are all available on Netflix. Adam’s first film, “Off The Hook,” screened as part of the Fipresci Competition at the Chicago International Film Festival and it played on the Starz Channel. Adam also spent nine years teaching award-winning film production and broadcast journalism programs at John Marshall High School in Los Angeles and at the Fieldston School in New York.