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Trailblazing women inspire Lonely Planet’s new travel guide

by Mekal Mishra

Some of the women featured in the new guide include Michelle Obama, Nancy Bird Walton, Cathy Freeman, and Greta Thunberg.

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Wholesalers

Lonely Planet launches its first tour range

by Ali Coulton

The iconic travel publisher has teamed up with Intrepid Travel to “bring its guide books to life”. We’re not sure if that means the tours will be led by giant talking books.

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Destinations

Aussie Island recognised in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’ list

Take note, folks: one of the most prestigious hit lists in the industry has released its picks for 2020. Get the lowdown on what you need to know to sell them here.

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Tourism

STUDY: experience outweighs destination in trip planning

A traveller survey has revealed what the industry gets wrong about how and why clients plan their trips.

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Destinations

Lonely Planet: Best destination in Asia Pacific revealed (and it’s Australian)

Pop the champers, folks. An Australian destination was just ranked number one in all of APAC! You’ll never guess which one though.

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Technology

Travel Agents

Lonely Planet moves into OTA territory with new acquisition

Worried about the rise of OTAs and their impact on your business model? We strongly advise having a packet of Panadol at the ready before giving this a squiz.

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Lonely Planet’s best in travel names red centre among top regions

Meanwhile, our top ‘region’ of the day is the pub down the road, which we will be visiting as soon as this article goes live.

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Tourism

PICTURES: Here’s 11 photos of cats chilling at historical sites

We’re not even mad that these cats probably lead MUCH more interesting lives than we do. How can you stay mad at their fuzzy little faces?

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Destinations

PICTURES: Introducing Lonely Planet’s BEST places to visit in Asia

Meanwhile, we’re trying to scope out the best places to buy the cheapest, nastiest coffee available today so we can save our money and visit some of these stunning locations.

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Lonely Planet’s best crowd dodging European destinations

Personally, we’ll do anything to get away from big crowds of people, and if that means faking a heart attack mid-holiday then so be it.

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Tourism

Photos: Lonely Planet names world’s best ‘bowl-foods’

But wait, what’s bowl food? Who cares! When you see these photos your focus will be on cleaning up the saliva from your desk.

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Destinations

Lonely Planet unveils its Little Black Book

Ok we admit the image for this article is a little unrelated, but it’s Valentine’s Day and we thought it was cute.

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