CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, put it simply when he famously proclaimed last year: “We expect DVD subscribers to decline every quarter… forever.”
Lonely Planet has moved quickly reassure staff and authors of its books that the sale of the business to NC2 Media will not result in any significant change in strategy.
After weeks of speculation and five years in BBC Worldwide’s care, Lonely Planet has been sold to NC2 Media, based in Tennessee.
The Scan – Groupon CEO quits, Google business photos in India, Travelmob deals and more travel tech news
Groupon CEO quits, Google Business Photos in India, JetAirways and Carzonrent, AirChina’s self service kiosk, Lonely Planet hitting million fans, Zipcar survey results, and more – make our shortlist in the Scan for March 1, 2013.
Lonely Planet, TripEdge, Concur, Voyager, Stash Hotel Rewards, Digital Alchemy, Bescover, MarketMetrix, and ReviewPro all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 2 October.
Some interesting facts were revealed at the three-day forum in Macao, China’s first 1,000-person global travel conference, and more items in our daily roundup.