Lonely Planet (LP) is considered the largest travel guidebook company in the world and as such, it provides numerous employment opportunities for people who love to travel and share their experiences in writing. For many people, working for this company is a great accomplishment what with the prestige attached to this well known travel group.
Traveling to other places is a major benefit that Lonely Planet employees enjoy. But it’s not all glamor claimed some veteran writers as much hard work should be done. A travel writer, for instance, is required to do research and gather different types of facts and figures, both past and present. Also, the writer could not enjoy sightseeing as much as he or she wants to because work can stretch up to 12 hours.
If writing is your passion and you’d like to experience traveling the world while at the same time gathering information, then you can apply to become an LP travel writer. Just make sure you’re physically fit to meet the demands of your job.
This global travel company is accommodating professional photographers as well notably those with vast collection of their travels to submit their top quality images. Freelance editors are also welcome to apply for a freelance post although right now, there’s no opening for this job.
As Lonely Planet has a global coverage, anybody hunting for a job can simply check out the company’s site and choose his preferred country. The website provides vast information on job openings in various industries for different countries.
People interested to work in Thailand can get help from the site not only in terms of employment opportunities currently available. They can also get to know the country on a deeper level through the practical information provided on the sights they can explore, ways to travel around, things to do, places of accommodation, the best times to visit, business hours of offices there and other tips.
Keep in mind that LP goes beyond just producing the physical guidebooks. It also passionate about websites, television and mobile technology.
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About the guest author:
Marilyn is a travel writer who still enjoys her job up to now despite the stress. She has friends who have also found jobs they love via www.Progressive-Personnel.com.