Thu, 02/08/2012 - 08:20
Travel Publisher Insight Guides has digitised its list and created a set of interactive apps to target mobile phone and tablet users.
The publisher is releasing 10 iPhone and iPad apps featuring tools like an itinerary builder and a phrase book, which are usable offline. A list of 70 e-books will also be released onto the market,...
Tue, 12/07/2011 - 12:16
BBC Worldwide has written down £33.8m off the value of Lonely Planet, blaming the strong Australian dollar and challenges to the travel sector.
The broadcaster bought 75% of the business in 2007 for £89m and paid a further £42m for the remaining shares earlier this year. However, in parent BBC Worldwide's (BBCW)...
Tue, 20/10/2009 - 07:30
Rough Guides has launched a competition in the search for two new student travel writers to contribute to its Rough Guides On a Budget series.
The travel publisher has teamed up with discount student travel agency, STA Travel for the competition. Students in the UK and Ireland must write 500 words about a place they know well and submit...
Fri, 27/02/2009 - 08:10
Revenue for the travel publishing sector was down by more than 8% year on year in 2008, according to the third annual Travel Publishing Yearbook, based on Nielsen BookScan data.
The report, written by travel publishing consultant and former A A Publishing m.d. Stephen Mesquita, found that core travel—travel guides and maps—...