Tag: Lonely Planet

8.0 Earthquake has potential to be devastating in Peru

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 08:52

A potential devastating earthquake measuring  8.0 just shook Peru at 7.41 UTC time. However, the remoteness of the epic center and the late hour may play a role in minimizing ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 18:10

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The Summit will take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with a construction and investment boom ... Read More

Sri Lanka’s Galle Face Hotel announces key executive appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:15

The Galle Face Hotel, opened in 1864 and one of the oldest hotels east of Suez, is gearing up for a strong future with the announcement of key appointments. “This ... Read More

Centara Invites Guests to Experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 05:35

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, is inviting guests to experience the “Best in Travel” in the Indian Ocean in 2019, with a choice of three stunning resorts ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 08:05

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the political challenge in October. Read More

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:38

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has standardised the latest city and country-level data available. Read More

While UK braves cold, warm Seychelles featured in travel magazine

editor editor- April 15, 2013 02:11

The beautiful beaches of Seychelles and the lovely landscape of the islands are then spread across 12 pages in Lonely Planet Traveller’s magazine in the “Perfect Trip” section, highlighting the Read More

Dominican Republic named Best In Travel For 2013

editor editor- November 9, 2012 07:01

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Lonely Planet has named Dominican Republic as one of its Top 10 Countries for 2013 in its annually published Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2013. Read More

Uganda Tourism Minister opens new Heritage Museum

editor editor- December 28, 2011 06:50

UGANDA (eTN) - The Uganda Minister of Tourism, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, lamented the lack of funding when opening a new privately-owned heritage museum in Mbarara just before Christmas. Read More

Ukraine named one of top three tourist destinations for 2012

editor editor- November 10, 2011 06:53

KYIV, Ukraine - The reputable British tourist guide Lonely Planet chose Ukraine as one of the top three tourist destinations for 2012. Uganda and Burma occupy the first two spots ... Read More

Lonely Planet’s guide to traveling “with the stars”

editor editor- August 18, 2011 12:28

If you can’t be a star, join them, aptly sums up Lonely Planet’s “new list.” Compiled by the travel guide’s US travel editor, Robert Reid, the list reveals ways you ... Read More

Lonely Planet: UK is “overpriced, lacking in quality”

editor editor- May 12, 2011 07:07

Britain is not a good choice for tourists on a tight budget, according to the Lonely Planet company. Read More

Lonely Planet editor vouches for Mexican safety

editor editor- May 11, 2011 04:52

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - In a recent CNN.com special report by Lonely Planet Travel Editor Robert Reid, the news website highlighted the safety and security of Mexico as a tourist ... Read More

LAN Airlines and Lonely Planet announce partnership

editor editor- November 10, 2010 02:28

LONDON - LAN Airlines, one of the leading airlines in South America, and Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel content provider, announced the signing of a five-year agreement at the ... Read More

Lonely Planet, travel writer defend book’s accuracy

editor editor- April 23, 2008 07:18

(eTN) - Thomas Kohnstamm, a travel writer for world-renowned Lonely Planet travel guide books, is now at the center of a controversy over the accuracy of his travel books. To ... Read More

Tourism this week in Latin America

editor editor- April 23, 2008 07:12

ARGENTINA 18 percent increase for shipping authorized The government authorized an 18 percent increase in fares for freight flights whose price has been regulated since 2002, and was previously adjusted ... Read More