August 27, 2014 10:04 PM ET


Company Overview of Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd

Company Overview

Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. publishes and distributes travel guidebooks in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, and Korean languages worldwide. The company also offers eBooks, a Website and magazine, a range of mobile and digital travel products, and a traveler community. In addition, it produces and develops travel programming for television broadcasting and digital media; and offers travel booking and travel advisory services for travelers and businesses. The company offers travel information on various destinations, including Africa, Antarctica, Asia, the Caribbean Islands, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Pacif...

90 Maribrynong Street

Footscray, VIC 3011


Founded in 1972


61 3 8379 8000


61 3 8379 8111

Key Executives for Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd

Chief Executive Officer
Managing Director of EMEA Region
Head of Television
Marketing Director of EMEA
Global Online Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd Key Developments

Lonely Planet Announces Layoff Plan

Lonely Planet, no longer sees a future in print and recently announced the lay off of several dozen top editors and publishing staff. The layoff plan will cause 80 of the 400 staff worldwide to lose their jobs.

Lonely Planet Launches Interactive Ebooks of its Best Trips’ Series on Inkling

Lonely Planet announced its newest series of enhanced ebooks: Best Trips, available via Inkling. The Inkling editions of the popular Best Trips series are interactive and dynamic, leveraging the full capabilities of the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and web browsers. California’s Best Trips, New England’s Best Trips, Pacific Northwest’s Best Trips, Italy’s Best Trips, France’s Best Trips and Ireland’s Best Trips are currently available for $14.99 each via the Inkling website, through the Inkling app for iPad and iPhone, or as individual apps in Apple’s App Store. The Best Trips series offers both inspiration and practical information for travelers who want to explore a region by car. Each Inkling book contains more than 30 amazing trips that range from two days to two weeks. Each trip has its own interactive map and built-in five-day forecast weather widget, so users can imagine and plan their trip, right down to what to pack, without ever having to leave the book.

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