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Unsuspecting tourists are taken from their luxury resorts to experience the realities of life behind the glossy travel brochure

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Unsuspecting tourists are taken from their luxury resorts to experience the realities of life behind the glossy travel brochure

Series 1 Summary

Series in which unsuspecting British tourists are taken from their luxury resorts by locals to show them the realities of life behind the glossy travel brochure

  • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    In the first show the tourists include PR events manager Louise, 27, and her best friend 28-year-old Natalie - both of whom love to splash their cash at five-star resorts. Two fellow big spenders are their friends 20-year-old graduate Dan, and 23-year-old actress Alex.

  • Holiday Hijack - The Maldives

    Episode 2

    Two quality-seeking couples are 'hijacked' from their luxury picture-perfect holiday in the Maldives to discover the reality behind one of the world's most popular romantic destinations.

  • Holiday Hijack

    Episode 3

    Jenny and her son Dior, and Martine and her son Connor work behind the scenes of a luxury resort in Cancun, Mexico, clearing through hotel rubbish and shelling prawns in a fish factory

  • Holiday Hijack: Kenya

    Episode 4

    A jewellery shop owner from Essex and her three children leave their luxury holiday lodge in Kenya to spend a week with the Maasai Mara tribes people and experience their culture

  • Holiday Hijack

    Episode 5

    Five-star fanatics Amanda and Paul have their luxury Jamaican holiday hijacked by the Green family, spend a week working in the tourist industry and learn the truth about the local beaches

  • London

    Episode 6

    Four months after they first met, Brits Amanda, Paul, Carl and Catherine are to be reunited with their Jamaican host family, who are about to arrive in the UK for their first ever holiday.

Holiday Hijack synopsis

Unsuspecting tourists are taken from their luxury resorts to experience the realities of life behind the glossy travel brochure

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