In June's Edition Of Latest From Lonely Planet
10 June 2011
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LONELY PLANET'S BEST IN TRAVEL FREE ON THE iBOOKSTORE
Lonely Planet's world-leading travel pictorial titles are available on the iBookstore for the first time, and Best in Travel went in straight at number one. Readers can download the best-selling Lonely Planet's Best in Travel, The Travel Book and Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography as ebooks, gaining access to expert tips on the best destinations, journeys and experiences for the year. The books can be viewed on an iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and are the first Lonely Planet guides to be released in Apple’s fixed-layout format, which retains the page layout, font and designs of the original print titles.
To mark the launch of these ebooks, Lonely Planet's Best in Travel is available for free, for a limited time, exclusively on the iBookstore until 14 June.
Further information is available at lonelyplanet.com/ibookstore.
iBookstore is included in the free iBooks app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
EUROPE'S BEST SUMMER FESTIVALS
European summer can mean only one thing – music festival time. Every year the entire continent lets loose with a whole swag of musical fun in the sun – from sun-n-song in Spain to pop-n-poetry in Suffolk. Lonely Planet has produced a rundown of the biggest, boldest, bestest events to keep in mind when you’re planning your European summer holiday.
Lonely Planet spokespeople can provide bespoke copy on European festivals, please get in touch if you require interviews or comment.
LONELY PLANET WINS A WEBBY!
LonelyPlanet.com won the People’s Voice Award for Best Travel Website at the Webbys.
The Webby Awards are the leading international awards honouring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996, the Webbys are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
The awards are being broadcast live on Facebook on June 13th.
You can view a list of all the winners here
PLANNING A BIG TRIP? ADVICE FROM LONELY PLANET
It’s that time of year, summer is approaching, universities have wrapped up for the academic year and everyone is rigorously planning enviable trips to fill the summer months or embarking on a year long journey of a lifetime. Suddenly you realise there’s hundreds of considerations from where to go, to how to get there and who to go with. Whilst we can’t help with your travel buddy (unless you want to take us with you!), Lonely Planet's The Big Trip certainly can help with the travel details.
The Big Trip is packed with advice on visas, insurance, currency and destination planning.
NOTES TO EDITORS
For more information contact:
Lonely Planet, The Big Trip, iBOOKSTORE, Best in Travel, Apple, Peoples Voice Award
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