THE HOSTS

  

  

Sam Quek

Background:
Born in Liverpool, Sam is a well-known broadcaster and part of the British Olympic Gold medal winning hockey team at 2016 Rio Olympics.

Why take part in the Travel Hack?:
Environmental issues are more important than ever – this trip is a chance to create awareness of cleaner, more efficient ways to travel, as well as travel across Europe in cool vehicles.

Trip highlight:
The puppies every time!

Funniest moment:
Cleaning a canal in a giant clog.

Favourite vehicle:
Electric London Cab. Quiet, incredible turning circle! PHWOAR! 

Jordan Banjo

Background:
Jordan is a dancer and presenter from Essex in the UK. He is part of Diversity, the dance group who won Britains Got Talent in 2009.

Why take part in the Travel Hack?:
I love cars – so when the opportunity to try out all these cleaner possibilities –  PHEVS, Hybrids, Hydrogen came up in a unique trip across Europe – who wouldn’t love that?

Trip highlight:
Reaching Istanbul alive. And the Puppies! 

Funniest moment:
Probably the way me and Sam were screaming every single time we saw any type of insect.

Favourite vehicle:
Porsche Panamera. No contest!

  

Loiza Lamers

Loiza Lamers

Background:
Loiza is a model from Holland. Having graced the catwalks of the world she’s built a career without limits as a transgender model.

Why take part in the Travel Hack?:
I wanted to learn more about cleaner driving and try to help others to have a more positive impact on the environment.                

Trip highlight:
The Austrian Alps, I've  never seen anything like that.

Funniest moment:
The Paint Fight! We couldn’t stand modelling for team Alpha.

Favourite vehicle:
I loved that Audi! 

Jamie Trenité

Background:
Jamie is a presenter from Amsterdam. He has never knowingly shirked a challenge and proudly represented his country at The Dutch Tennis Championships.

Why take part in the Travel Hack?:
It’s the coolest challenge I’ll ever participate in.

Trip highlight:
Stunning mountains. Perfect lake. One spectacular quadrofoil!

Funniest moment:
When I fell out with Loiza about the mud. It was an accident... sort of.

Favourite vehicle:
Swincar! And The Range Rover!

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MORE IN THE GREAT TRAVEL HACK

Watch the episodes

2 teams compete in an epic lower CO2 emissions road trip from London to Istanbul.

Lower Carbon Fuels

The Great Travel Hack isn't about going faster, it's about going cleaner. Watch our experts explore a range of lower carbon fuels used to power the teams on their journey.

Featured vehicles

The vehicles that will support our lower carbon travel ambitions are already with us. But do you know your Electric Vehicles and Hybrids from your Fuel-Cells?

Tips and Tricks for Lower CO₂ Emission Driving

Find out how changing your driving style, avoiding unnecessary emissions and keeping your vehicle at peak efficiency can help reduce your CO2 emissions.

Featured Content

Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen could play a significant role in the transition to a cleaner, low-carbon energy system, and Shell is part of several initiatives to encourage the adoption of hydrogen in transport.

Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric vehicles are expected to play an increasingly important role in transport, and Shell is working to meet the charging needs of electric vehicle drivers.

Nature-Based Solutions

The world needs a range of measures to limit carbon dioxide emissions while meeting rising energy demand. Find out about nature-based solutions and what Shell is doing to support them.