November news & releases
- 3 November 2010
>> Lonely Planet tips the
Lonely Planet spokesman Tom Hall commented: “This year’s picks for Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2011 reflect the passion for discovery that our readers have. It’s no surprise then that we’ve singled out a little-known but beautiful and rewarding corner of the
The book features destinations from across EMEA including
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A survey by Lonely Planet has found that the nation is wasting their precious days off, with lack of money and a shortage of inspiration preventing people from doing more.
To encourage people to grab back their free time Lonely Planet is offering a variety of inspiring, cheap and free things to do across the UK and Europe each week when they sign up to our Seize the Days e-newsletter. To get people started, when they sign-up they will receive a “10 free days” mini-guide, and as more people sign-up all subscribers will receive special offers and prizes from Lonely Planet and Red Letter Days. Start grabbing back your free time at the link below (www.lonelyplanet.com/seizethedays).
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>>Lonely Planet launches guide with BBC Books
The Traveller’s Guide to Planet Earth is the first joint release from Lonely Planet and BBC Books and offers a comprehensive guide to all of stunning destinations featured on the BBC series Planet Earth. Divided into chapters which correlate with each episode of the popular television series, the book includes practical information on how to prepare for your trip, how to get to each destination, what to see while you are there, and fast facts for each destination.
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>>Lonely Planet at World Travel Market
Tom Hall, Laura Lindsay and Katie Silcox of the Media and Communications team will be attending World Travel Market. If you would to meet for coffee to chat through media opportunities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Free iPhone city guides from Lonely Planet
Watch iTunes over the next month as Lonely Planet is giving away four of its newly updated iPhone City Guides. Today, the Prague city guide is free on iTunes. The
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>>Lonely Planet author Frances Linzee Gordon at the RGS
Author Frances Linzee Gordon is chairing an evening of Ethiopian debate, music, dance and photography at the Royal Geographic Society on Wednesday 10th November. The evening starts at 7pm, costs £10 and includes a conversation with Frances, Jonathan Dimbleby and Gus Casely-Hayford, author of the Lost Kingdoms of
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>> NOVEMBER RELEASES
DISCOVER NEW ZEALAND 1st edition £16.99
Lonely Planet Magazine: November issue
>> Krakow, Inside out – From snowy walks through to fairytale castles to warming hot chocolate and cherry vodka, both embrace and escape the cold on a winter’s break to Poland’s second city (page 72)
>> The Perfect Trip to
>> All at sea – The best way to explore
>> Mini Guides – Six free cut-out and keep guides to
The Lonely Planet Magazine team is available now to discuss the November issue.
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