Mehdy Ghannad is the owner and operator of Free Road Entertainment, a production company that produces films, tv shows, web series, and commercials with a primary focus on travel and culture. Mehdy has lived, worked, studied and traveled in more than 50 countries across six continents. Mehdy Ghannad was the former host and creator of The Hostel Life, a budget travel series broadcasted across multiple countries and media platforms. Mehdy was recognized by the 2015 White House Administration for his work, more specifically as one of the top 100 most important persons in the online travel media space. Mehdy and his team at Free Road Entertainment, have also won two Telly Awards for their commercial for Hotel Las Torres in the Chilean Patagonia.