I am a big fan of the BBC and now they also get associated with the Lonely Planet.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has bought the travel guide publisher, Lonely Planet. … The purchase fits in with BBC plans to grow online revenues and expand operations in America and Australia.
Lonely Planet also produces travel programmes and its web site receives 4.3 million visitors a month.
The Wheelers, who owned the business along with John Singleton, will retain a 25% shareholding in the company.