Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet e-book travel guides now on Scribd

By Susan Lulgjuraj
April 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

The popular Lonely Planet travel guide e-books have headed to Scribd. The e-book subscription service let customers know about the newest addition through email. When I think of e-book subscriptions, I tend to imagine a digital library with thousands of titles ready for me to read. I think more [...]

The Life & Times of the Travel Guidebook (Infographic)

By Dan Eldridge
September 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Could it actually—finally—be a real possibility that the printed travel guidebook is not long for this digital world? As a former full-time guidebook author myself, I honestly never thought I’d say this, but given the most recent shakeup with the Lonely Planet brand, I suppose it is [...]

Google kills its Frommer's division, and the travel guidebook industry takes another step towards obscurity

By Dan Eldridge
March 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

I actually made a private pact with myself yesterday that we wouldn’t run any more Google stories on TeleRead, at least for a few days. Over the past couple weeks, it almost feels as if the site has morphed into something of a Google wire service. But then Joanna Cabot filed her daily [...]

Inkling Habitat's media-rich e-book platform is now free for all

By Dan Eldridge
February 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

The news, released today, that the San Francisco-based Inkling has decided to give away for free its “collaborative digital publishing environment” known as Inkling Habitat was probably the e-publishing community’s most eyebrow-raising story of the week thus far. As Laura Hazard [...]

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