Published: 15 Apr 2008: Lonely Planet has recently launched a travel Channel (www.youtube.com/lonelyplanet) on online video community YouTube.
The channel will feature a selection of the best travel videos from Lonely Planet´s own online video-sharing website, LonelyPlanet.tv and exclusive content such as previews and behind-the-scenes footage from upcoming Lonely Planet Television shows.
The channel will launch with 20 videos from LonelyPlanet.tv, and new clips will be added every week.
Lonely Planet´s own video sharing website LonelyPlanet.tv allows travellers to upload, watch, rate and share their own videos as well as watch videos created by Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet´s Television production team uses the website to scout for new filmmaking talent and pays US$500 for the best videos uploaded to the site.