Lonely Planet Recent Media & PR Updates

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Australia Travel List

Ultimate Australia Travel List, which ranks the top 500 unmissable experiences and hidden gems across the country, received major Australian coverage upon its release earlier this year; sparking excitement and debate across television, radio, print and online media audiences, with a TV audience of over 1 million reached, close to 13 million print readership and a radio audience of 16 million.

Lonely Planet Sunrise Interview
Lonely Planet Channel 9 Australia

Lonely Planet's Guide to Train Travel in Europe

Amid airport chaos across Europe- train travel is increasingly being viewed as a more practical, appealing, and sustainable rival to flying. The release of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Train Travel in Europe taps into this emerging travel trend, and has garnered attention from a host of media outlets across the world; including The GuardianEvening StandardTraveller, RTE, inews and The Independent,  with a media launch event also held earlier this year in St. Pancras Station in London, in partnership with Trainline and Eurostar.

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2022

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022 – our annual list ranking the planet’s must-visit countries, cities and regions for the year, generated a whopping 1200+ pieces of media coverage across the UK and EU alone, including Daily Mail, Glamour Magazine, The Independent, Sunday Post, Irish Times and RTE to name but a few, in addition to TV appearances on Sky News and Virgin Media One and extensive radio coverage.

Experience Guides

New in 2022 is Lonely Planet’s Experience series, a completely new range of guidebooks designed to turn travel on its head. With 23 titles releasing throughout 2022, this series is a guide to unforgettable experiences and local surprises in the world’s greatest countries, cities and regions - all led by local experts with fresh perspectives. These releases have been met to rave reviews, with online and print media coverage including The Times, Washington Post Book Club, Stuff (NZ), Travel Awaits and The Sunday Mail (pictured below).


The Travel Book

Containing 680 beautiful images, the fourth edition of The Travel Book is the ultimate journey through every country in the world, and has starred as a gift-guide favourite in the likes of Elle, MSN.com and The Sun among many more. The Travel Book also received extensive coverage in print media including Bella Magazine, Prima Magazine, New Idea Magazine, Real People Magazine, World Living Luxury Magazine and The Scottish Sun; in addition to influencer book reviews featured on a number of travel blog platforms.