Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet is a travel guide book publisher. Founded in Australia in 1973, the company has printed over 150 million books. Wikipedia

  • Parent company:  Lonely Planet Global, Inc.
  • Founded:  1973
  • Founders:  Tony Wheeler, Maureen Wheeler
  • Country of origin:  Australia
  • Headquarters location:  Fort Mill, South Carolina
  • Distribution:  Grantham Book Service (UK), Hachette Book Group (North America), United Book Distributors Australia
  • Key people:  Philippe von Borries (President)
  • Publication types:  Books, Mobile apps, Video, Magazine
  • Nonfiction topics:  Travel guides (Worldwide)
  • Owner(s):  Red Ventures
  • Number of employees:  400 staff, 200 authors
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo