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Lonely Planet Launches eBook Series Based on 'Best Trips' - Posted May 22, 2013
Travel publisher Lonely Planet has partnered with digital publishing company Inkling to create a new series of enhanced eBooks for iOS devices called Best Trips. ... [AppNewser]

BBC Worldwide Completes Lonely Planet Purchase - Posted February 22, 2011
BBC Worldwide will pay $67.2 million to complete the purchase of travel guide publisher Lonely Planet. Back in 2007, BBC had acquired 75 percent of the company fo... [GalleyCat]

Social Media, Mobile, and Video on the Itinerary at Advertising Week's Travel Panel - Posted September 29, 2010
[caption id="attachment_5294" align="alignleft" width="252" caption="Left to right: Drew Patterson, Jetsetter.com; John Boris, Lonely Planet; and Valerie Edmonds, Weber Shandwick"][/caption] The discussion at Advertising Week's day two travel s... [PRNewser]

China Blocks Travel Guides - Posted September 7, 2007
The Bookseller reports that Lonely Planet, Rough Guides and Time Out are understood to have had guides to China blocked because they mention the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. It is unknown whether the guides to China and Beijing have been blocked by officials or whether local distribution channels are refusing to... [GalleyCat]

Lonely Planet Writer's Body Found in Tibet - Posted July 25, 2007
Three months after he was reported missing, one of Lonely Planet's most experienced travel writers, Clem Lindenmayer, has been found dead on a Chinese mountainside. ... [GalleyCat]

Publisher Encourages Staff To Leave Office! - Posted July 13, 2007
Booktrade.info reports on a planned holiday for the staff of Lonely Planet. Armed with a London edition of the newly launched Encounter series they took to the streets of the Capital, tasked with using the book to discover somewhere they had never been before. The company... [GalleyCat]

The New York Times is Trend-Happy - Posted January 22, 2007
First up is Jennifer Conlin's short piece on off-beat tourism books like Lonely Planet's THE BLUELIST, which guides prospective travelers on the most dangerous, war zone-like places to visit. Then there's THE ROUGH GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHANGE, which provides a carbon calculator, a list of online links that can help readers... [GalleyCat]

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