Tag Archives: Lonely Planet

It’s a Lonely Planet

Today, the premier issue of the new Lonely Planet magazine hits the newsstands in the United States. You may be saying to yourself: “but I’ve seen copies of the Lonely Planet magazine all over the world for years”—and you would … Continue reading

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Whither Goes the Travel Guidebook

The travel guidebook has been a trusty companion for travelers since ancient Rome, but the future of the print guidebook is seriously imperiled by smartphone apps and digital books. This neat infographic (see below) from the travel booking website Cheapflights … Continue reading

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Rough Guides Are Back

The future of traditional travel guidebooks is still very much in doubt, but Britain’s Rough Guides is battling back to rebuild its brand and to hang onto market share. Facing a serious shake-up following its take-over by Penguin last Fall, … Continue reading

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