Nóirín Hegarty is Vice President Digital Content with Lonely Planet, a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller.

Over the past four decades, Lonely Planet has printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. Lonely Planet can be found on lonelyplanet.com, mobile, video and in 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks and has over 14m social media followers.

Before this role, Nóirín was Lonely Planet’s Operations Director for Ireland and Managing Destination Editor in London. Previously she was Editor of the Sunday Tribune and Editor of independent.ie