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Daniel Houghton

CEO of Pyxl & Former CEO of Lonely Planet

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 Daniel Houghton Biography

Daniel Houghton is the CEO of the digital marketing company, Pxyl. Prior to joining Pyxl, Houghton served as the CEO of Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel publisher. Houghton led the Lonely Planet global team with offices in the US, Australia, the UK, India, and China.

Previously, he worked as a photojournalist and multimedia producer for a wide variety of clients which included The Seattle Times, the US Army, ABC, the Associated Press, and McClatchy Newspapers.

Houghton also served as a digital media advisor and educator at his alma mater Western Kentucky University and received multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and other journalism associations.

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  • Meet The 28-Year-Old CEO Plowing Travel Guidebooks Into The Future

    Three years after graduating from Western Kentucky University, Daniel Houghton, 28, took the helm of the now 44-year-old travel brand, Lonely Planet, in 2013. One of his first tasks? Laying off 75 people, one-fifth of the company’s employees, many of whom worked on Lonely Planet's free-spirited print guidebooks (though layoffs touched every team). Guidebook sales, industry-wide, had plummeted...

  • Lonely Planet’s 25-Year-Old CEO, the Reclusive Billionaire Who Hired Him, and the Writer Who Told His Story

    Last August, while eating dinner on a beach in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, I got into a conversation with a writer who’d worked as a Lonely Planet author for years, but quit when the gig became less lucrative. Six months earlier, she told me, a little known billionaire had bought the storied guidebook company and put a kid in charge. A kid, I asked? “Yeah, he’s like 22,” she said. Turns out...

  • The 25-Year-Old at the Helm of Lonely Planet

    I'm supposed to go flying over New Zealand's South Island with the director of the world's largest guidebook company, but I'm feeling haggard. Last night, Daniel Houghton and I made a little tour of Queenstown's bars: Winnies, the Buffalo Club, Zephyr, a few other places. There was a retractable roof, a lot of Red Bull and vodka, dancing and yelling, and a video of a man in a wingsuit tearing...

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Daniel Houghton

CEO of Pyxl & Former CEO of Lonely Planet

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Daniel Houghton Biography

Daniel Houghton is the CEO of the digital marketing company, Pxyl. Prior to joining Pyxl, Houghton served as the CEO of Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel publisher. Houghton led the Lonely Planet global team with offices in the US, Australia, the UK, India, and China.

Previously, he worked as a photojournalist and multimedia producer for a wide variety of clients which included The Seattle Times, the US Army, ABC, the Associated Press, and McClatchy Newspapers.

Houghton also served as a digital media advisor and educator at his alma mater Western Kentucky University and received multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and other journalism associations.

Daniel Houghton Videos

  • Circumnavigates The Globe For A Living | Daniel Houghton
  • Travel Hacks From A Lonely Planet CEO Daniel Houghton | CNBC
  • Lonely Planet's Daniel Houghton at Skift Global Forum

FAQs on booking Daniel Houghton

  • How to book Daniel Houghton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Daniel Houghton for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Daniel Houghton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Daniel Houghton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Daniel Houghton?

    Booking fees for Daniel Houghton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Daniel Houghton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Daniel Houghton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Daniel Houghton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Daniel Houghton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Daniel Houghton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Daniel Houghton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Daniel Houghton is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Daniel Houghton for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Daniel Houghton generally travels from Franklin, TN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are R "Ray" Wang, John Rossman, Erik Qualman, Josh Linkner and Mitch Lowe. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Daniel Houghton for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Daniel Houghton Speaker Videos

  • Circumnavigates The Globe For A Living | Daniel Houghton
    Travel Hacks From A Lonely Planet CEO Daniel Houghton | CNBC
  • Lonely Planet's Daniel Houghton at Skift Global Forum

Daniel Houghton News

  • Meet The 28-Year-Old CEO Plowing Travel Guidebooks Into The Future

    Three years after graduating from Western Kentucky University, Daniel Houghton, 28, took the helm of the now 44-year-old travel brand, Lonely Planet, in 2013. One of his first tasks? Laying off 75 people, one-fifth of the company’s employees, many of whom worked on Lonely Planet's free-spirited print guidebooks (though layoffs touched every team). Guidebook sales, industry-wide, had plummeted...

  • Lonely Planet’s 25-Year-Old CEO, the Reclusive Billionaire Who Hired Him, and the Writer Who Told His Story

    Last August, while eating dinner on a beach in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, I got into a conversation with a writer who’d worked as a Lonely Planet author for years, but quit when the gig became less lucrative. Six months earlier, she told me, a little known billionaire had bought the storied guidebook company and put a kid in charge. A kid, I asked? “Yeah, he’s like 22,” she said. Turns out...

  • The 25-Year-Old at the Helm of Lonely Planet

    I'm supposed to go flying over New Zealand's South Island with the director of the world's largest guidebook company, but I'm feeling haggard. Last night, Daniel Houghton and I made a little tour of Queenstown's bars: Winnies, the Buffalo Club, Zephyr, a few other places. There was a retractable roof, a lot of Red Bull and vodka, dancing and yelling, and a video of a man in a wingsuit tearing...

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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