Lonely Planet’s News and Releases December
- 6 December 2010
December news & releases
>> Lonely Planet team up with Natalie Tran
Natalie Tran is one of the most popular female vloggers on YouTube. Her videos, which are short satirical skits revolving around everyday observations have been viewed more than 300,000,000 times on YouTube. Natalie has just embarked on a 120 day round the world trip and has teamed up with Lonely Planet to share her experiences of a first time traveller on the road. Check out Natalie’s videos, photos and blogs on Lonely Planet’s Facebook and microsite pages (www.facebook.com/lonelyplanet ; http://lonelyplanet.com/natalie).
Natalie will be in
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>>Lonely Planet’s spokesperson wins a Travel Press Award
Lonely Planet’s writer and spokesperson Tom Hall has been awarded the Travel Press Award for Online Travel Writer/Journalist of the Year. Lonely Planet Magazine was also awarded the Consumer Travel Publication of the Year award, and travel photographer Philip Lee Harvey won Travel Photographer of the Year for his work in the magazine.
To see Tom Hall’s award winning journalism visit www.lonelyplanet.com where Tom regularly writes.
>> Coming soon: Lonely Planet’s new-look guidebooks
Lonely Planet will be unveiling new-look guidebooks in March following feedback from thousands of travellers on what they want from our country guides. We brought in world-class information design experts to create the new visuals and make our guidebooks easier to use.
Stay tuned for more details in 2011.
>>Perfect gifts for travellers
From glossy, hardback photography books to tales of the world’s most dangerous places and its finest food; Lonely Planet has something for everyone – from the armchair traveller to adventurous globetrotter.
The Travel Book, The Traveller’s Guide to Planet Earth and Badlands all take the reader through a variety of the world’s destinations using Lonely Planet’s expert knowledge and stunning photography.
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>>Travel inspiration for 2011
The year ahead has a significant number of travel trends that will shape travel in 2011; here we take a look at a few of the front runners:
Capital of Culture 2011: the stunning city of
Anniversary of the rediscovery of
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>> Lonely Planet’s Tom Hall on Entertainment Tonight
Popular US TV show Entertainment Tonight interviewed Lonely Planet’s writer and spokesperson Tom Hall regarding the forthcoming royal wedding. Tom was asked to give expert comment on the possible destinations that Kate Middleton and Prince William might visit for their Hen and Stag dos and their honeymoon.
To view the clip visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apvAYa7f1DA
>> DECEMBER RELEASES
8th edition £17.99
CANCUN & THE
1st edition £7.99
DISCOVER COSTA RICA
1st edition £15.99
7th edition £13.99
3rd edition £7.99
3rd edition £7.99
Lonely Planet Magazine: December issue
>> The seven wonders of winter – We reveal winter’s most amazing spectacles, from
>> Deep and Crisp and Even – Farmstays in
>> The Perfect Trip to
>> Mini Guides – Six free cut-out and keep guides to Kensington & Chelsea, Perthshire,
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