Lonely Planet plans to shutter its London and Melbourne offices

Travel publisher Lonely Planet is to drastically reduce its publishing and close "almost entirely" its London and Melbourne offices as a result of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 03:44:51 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet in move to London, makes 70 redundant

Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:30 Lonely Planet is to move some operations to London at the same time as making 70 staff redundant in Australia. Staff at the Lonely Planet office in Melbourne have been told a large part of the company's web operations are moving to the UK following... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet Australia in move to London

Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:30 Lonely Planet is to move some operations to London at the same time as making 70 staff redundant in Australia. Staff at the Lonely Planet office in Melbourne have been told a large part of the company's web operations are moving to the UK following... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet Comes Out of Lockdown

Amid global travel restrictions and under a new parent company, Lonely Planet spent 2021 retooling. Now it's ready to hit the road. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pietsch Reveals HBG Hybrid Plan to Return to Office

Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Piestch revealed plans for staff to return to work at HBG offices in September under a hybrid working model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Red Ventures secures Lonely Planet

Red Ventures, a platform of digital businesses, has acquired global travel media company and guidebook brand Lonely Planet from NC2 Media for an undisclosed amount.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 03:06:06 UTC ]
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Totnes Bookshop closes in box office development plan

Totnes Bookshop in south Devon is being closed in its current form by the trust that owns its lease and will reopen as a box office for local events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 11:36:36 UTC ]
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Publishers start to plan for staffers' return to the office

Publishers are currently exploring what a return to work will look like, with HarperCollins this week allowing staff to come into the office "for essential reasons" and Hachette and Simon & Schuster confirming a provisional return come September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 22:45:56 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet turnover dips 5% as profit soars

Turnover for travel publisher Lonely Planet fell by 5% in 2018, while profit before tax increased by 111% on the previous year in a "solid" performance for the company.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 15:47:40 UTC ]
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W H Smith reveals plans to transform post office shops with bigger focus on books

W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet appoints new c.e.o. Cabrera

Lonely Planet has appointed Luis Cabrera as president and c.e.o. and revealed a new strategy which will “reinvigorate” its digital properties and launch ventures such as festivals, tours and a membership programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet Appoints New CEO

Luis Cabrera, a partner with BCG Digital Ventures, has been named CEO of the travel publisher with a mandate to remake the Lonely Planet brand "as an omnichannel travel platform." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette 'actively looking' to open more offices outside of London, PRH UK 'considering'

Hachette UK has revealed it is "actively looking" to open more offices outside of London, and PRH UK has said it is "considering" regional offices, following a discussion on the importance of regional diversity and what more can be done to promote it in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia's cultural program team met to plan for March's Market Focus program at Olympia London. The post One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference

Remaining 'committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,' the trade show and publishers' organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27. The post London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet's Hanna Otero outlines global publishing tips at Children’s Conference

Understanding local publishing terms, appreciating other perspectives and connecting with international colleagues are key to publishing across multiple territories, Lonely Planet publisher Hanna Otero revealed at this year’s The Bookseller Children’s Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet, HarperCollins and Pullman to speak at The Bookseller Children’s Conference

The programme for this year’s The Bookseller Children’s Conference is now live, with speakers including Philip Pullman, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and CLPE lined up to take part. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet 'up for sale' as Houghton departs

Lonely Planet c.e.o. Daniel Houghton has left the travel publisher and parent company NC2 is reportedly pursuing a sale of the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH signs lease for new London office

Penguin Random House UK has signed an "Agreement for Lease" for a new London office, One Embassy Gardens.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet Kids unveils redesign

Lonely Planet is redesigning its Lonely Planet Kids books in order to give the brand a clearer identity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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