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2014-03-26 08:26:50

Subscribers Can Now Access Hundreds of Travel Guides For Just One Low Monthly price SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scribd, an e-book subscription service featuring 300,000+ e-books ranging from contemporary bestsellers to beloved classics, today launched its new travel category by announcing an unprecedented partnership with Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel media company. The deal makes hundreds of Lonely Planet's award-winning travel guidebooks available as...

2014-03-06 16:25:44

Top Travel Publisher Chooses Operative for Digital Expertise NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operative, the premier leader in advertising business management solutions, is proud to announce Lonely Planet as one of its newest clients. Lonely Planet, the leading travel media company, is relying on Operative to manage their digital advertising business after recently coming under new ownership. "As we continue to build our ad sales group, we need a solution that allows our...

2013-05-29 23:04:35

The Online Language Learning Course Designed For Travelers New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Lonely Planet is excited to announce its first foray into language learning with the launch of Lonely Planet´s Fluent Road, developed by language-learning expert Fluenz. The most comprehensive online language course tailored specifically to travellers, Lonely Planet´s Fluent Road is packed with the most relevant travel-related language, vocabulary and grammar. Launching with Spanish, with...

2013-05-22 23:14:26

The Best Trips ebooks on Inkling feature Lonely Planet´s expert content, interactive maps, up-to-the-minute info and easy social sharing. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Lonely Planet is excited to announce 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...

2012-05-04 23:03:31

Compliments of the Mexico Tourism Board, users can download the Mexico City Travel guide app for free between now and May 10th, 2012. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Lonely Planet is offering its Mexico City Travel Guide app for the iPhone/iPod touch for free, compliments of the Mexico Tourism Board. Users can simply download the Lonely Planet Travel Guides app from the App Store on their iPhone/iPod touch or through iTunes, and can then access the free Mexico...

2012-04-12 23:03:05

Apps are the first mobile country guides from a guidebook publisher and are 100% offline. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Lonely Planet is excited to announce a series of new country guide apps for the iPhone and iPod touch, available now on the App Store. Initially launching with Italy, Ireland, France, Spain, Australia and Costa Rica, Lonely Planet´s country guide apps are the first of their kind from an expert travel guide publisher. The ultimate guides for on-the-go travelers,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.