Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet is a major Australian travel guide book publisher.[4] Founded in 1973,[1] the company had sold 120 million books as of 2011.[5][needs update]

Lonely Planet
Parent companyLonely Planet Global, Inc.
Founded1973[1]
FoundersTony Wheeler
Maureen Wheeler
Country of originAustralia
Headquarters locationFranklin, Tennessee
Distribution
Key people
  • Luis Cabrera (CEO)
Publication typesBooks
Mobile apps
Video
Magazine
Nonfiction topicsTravel guides
Owner(s)Red Ventures
No. of employees400 staff, 200 authors[3]
Official websitewww.lonelyplanet.com
Maureen and Tony Wheeler, co-founders of Lonely Planet