Articles tagged “lonely planet”

Media and PR

The Points Guy Owner Red Ventures Buys Lonely Planet

Red Ventures had better keep publishing the print guidebooks or it'll face an uproar among a segment of diehard travelers.

The Points Guy Owner Red Ventures Buys Lonely Planet

Coronavirus

Lonely Planet Closes Major Offices But Plans to Keep Publishing Guidebooks

It is more than symbolic that Lonely Planet is closing a facility in Australia, where it was born. It's indeed lonely for anyone traveling these days, and Lonely Planet's future will hinge on millions of travelers getting back out there in unfamiliar cities.

Lonely Planet Closes Major Offices But Plans to Keep Publishing Guidebooks

Online Travel

Lonely Planet to Revamp Its Guidebooks, Starting With China

CEO Luis Cabrera has big plans to invest in digital opportunities, but right now the company is still in the experimental stage.

Lonely Planet to Revamp Its Guidebooks, Starting With China

Online Travel

Lonely Planet Buys Destination Content Company ArrivalGuides

Looks like Lonely Planet's new CEO is serious about getting deeper into certain sectors, even if they're not that forward looking.

Lonely Planet Buys Destination Content Company ArrivalGuides

Media and PR

Lonely Planet Has a New CEO and a New Strategy

The old Lonely Planet is dead. Say hello to the new "omnichannel travel platform."

Lonely Planet Has a New CEO and a New Strategy

Media and PR

Lonely Planet CEO to Depart as Company Pursues Sale

Lonely Planet has weathered the death of the guidebook better than any of its peers, and its new leader will need to figure out a way to flourish rather than just survive as it builds on the pieces of its empire.

Lonely Planet CEO to Depart as Company Pursues Sale

Tourism

The Cuba You Read About in Guidebooks Often Clashes With Reality

Cuba guidebooks do a decent job at giving travelers a view of what visiting and living in the country is like and remain important information gatekeepers. But while many address the political climate and economic hardship, they haven't been effective at telling tourists how to ensure their visits don't make things worse.

The Cuba You Read About in Guidebooks Often Clashes With Reality

Tourism

Lonely Planet Defends Picking San Juan for Its List of Best Cities to Visit in 2018

San Juan will get back on its feet eventually, but likely not in time for the high season. Lonely Planet, however, feels differently and is defending its choice.

Lonely Planet Defends Picking San Juan for Its List of Best Cities to Visit in 2018

Media and PR

The Future of Travel Media Is Going Far Beyond Print

Time will tell if video truly resonates with travelers during the inspiration phase of the travel booking funnel. For the time being, it's smart for travel media to experiment with a variety of formats and platforms, especially when it comes to branded content.

The Future of Travel Media Is Going Far Beyond Print

Media and PR

Skift Forum Europe: How Lonely Planet Looks Beyond Guidebooks

Lonely Planet is taking a multichannel approach to consumer travel media, and it seems to be working.

Skift Forum Europe: How Lonely Planet Looks Beyond Guidebooks