BBC is selling Lonely Planet, to NC2 Media, a Nashville-based digital media company, for $77.8 million — $120 million less than what BBC bought it for in 2007.
Kids Can Explore Our Lonely Planet Too
Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet launches a series of books aimed at children, the Not-For-Parents series.
#BEA11: Mark Twain May Be Dead, but Print Books Aren’t
By Erin L. Cox At BEA, “The Report of My Death Was Exaggerated — Book Edition” panel did just what the Mark Twain quote did years ago: chastise the media for being too quick to decree the death of print publishing. Though it’s difficult to ignore the e-books are selling like hotcakes, three publishers and one bookseller proved that, for …
Expatland: On Working in Publishing in Switzerland, Australia
By Daniel Kalder In part three of Publishing Perspectives’ series on publishing professionals working abroad, Daniel Kalder, himself a Scot transplanted to Texas via Moscow — talks to two Americans who discuss their experiences working in publishing abroad and how it has enhanced their careers. Read parts one and two. Going Global in the Swiss Alps Natasha De Bernardi is …