My Planet (TV channel)
|Launched||1 November 2009|
|Owned by||Russian Government|
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
|Broadcast area||Russia, Worldwide|
|Sister channel(s)||Russia-1, Russia-2, Carousel, Russia-K, Russia-24, RTR-Planeta|
|Natsionalnye Kabelnye Seti||Channel 32|
My Planet TV launched in 2009 as Russia’s first TV channel dedicated to travel, science and history.
A national channel, My Planet TV also has a growing audience in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, the Baltic States, Belarus and across the CIS. Moya Planeta TV programs are also screened by Russia-2 and Russia-24 (two of Russia’s main channels). My Planet TV available free by satellite across Europe.
In 2011 My Planet announced the My Planet Travel Awards with the aim of celebrating the most popular destinations, resorts and services in the eyes of Russian tourists. Voted for exclusively by the Russian public and by Russian travel industry professionals, the My Planet Travel Awards provide a snapshot of the growth of this dynamic market. Following a huge nationwide awareness campaign, thanks to the coverage of the event’s TV partners, and a public online vote, the awards will culminate with a gala dinner at which the winners will be announced. With guests from Russia and around the world, the dinner will take place on 22 September 2011.
The Awards have been designed to ensure that any hotel, resort, destination, country or travel service provider that wishes to enter the competition and be represented in the My Planet Travel Awards, can be.