Pursuitist – the leading luxury lifestyle blog online at http://pursuitist.com – has unveiled an exciting new website with a high-definition design. Featuring a responsive web site design that is viewable on all devices, from desktop computers to tablets and smartphones, the new site also showcases large photography and lush imagery.
Featuring Christopher Parr (named one of the Top 10 Luxury Travel Bloggers by USA Today Readers), the website showcases guest contributors from Forbes, Mashable, New York Post, Luxist, Conde Nast Traveler, TechCrunch, Glamour, Saveur and more sharing their favorite luxuries. The website highlights reviews and news of the world’s best destinations, hotels, resorts, autos, fashions, restaurants and experiences, from the leading luxury bloggers, award-winning journalists, writers and influencers.
“As a curated list of the good things in life, featuring acclaimed writers sharing their favorite travel destinations, restaurants, experiences and luxury brands, we have created a new and improved destination,” said Christopher Parr, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Pursuitist. “With larger photography and a design that’s clean, simple and elegant, the beautiful new web site engages our readers and gives our stories and reviews a more powerful impact.”
In addition, the Pursuitist Facebook Page at http://facebook.com/luxury has surpassed over 600K affluent Facebook fans. The international followers reside in the wealthiest metropolitan cities, including Paris, New York, Rome, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo. “The Pursuitist Facebook Page is an amazing destination for our readers to follow us, become engaged and share the good things in life. Our social media mission is to inspire, educate and motivate our readers to interact. Pursuitist’s rich content resonates with our friends on Facebook,” added Parr. The Pursuitist Twitter page also has over 26K affluent followers.
Luxury fashion brands featured in editorial include Prada, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermès, Gucci, Versace, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Dior, Fendi and Roberto Cavalli.
The editors highlight incredible luxury destinations, including Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Disneyworld’s Grand Floridian, InterContinental Resorts, Conrad Hotels, The Plaza and the Waldorf Astoria. Bentley, BMW, Lexus, Bugatti, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Audi, Lamborghini, Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz are a few of the luxury auto brands that are covered on the site.
On the web at: http://pursuitist.com
Bio: Christopher Parr, of Pursuitist and Parr Interactive, is an award-winning 10-year luxury marketing veteran, a frequent speaker at interactive marketing conferences and a pioneer in web publishing. In 1996, Michael Wolff’s NetGuide named Parr’s inaugural online magazine Cybermad as “The Best Site of the Year” at MacWorld.
Since 1995, the Internet marketing leader has launched numerous successful web projects, viral videos and online marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. In addition to creating blogging and buzz marketing platforms, his company provides digital marketing services, web design strategies and social media solutions. He holds an MFA from Brandeis University and a BA from Viterbo College. Visit http://www.parrinteractive.com to learn more.
Pursuitist features the leading writers in the luxury industry. Current and past luxury bloggers, award-winning journalists, writers and influencers have included:
|Christopher Parr – Founder
Christopher Parr, Founder & Editor of Pursuitist, is an award-winning luxury marketing leader, writer, a frequent speaker at luxury and interactive marketing conferences, and a pioneer in web publishing. He was named one of the Top 10 Luxury Travel Bloggers by USA Today Readers. Parr created Pursuitist as a curated list of the good things in life. Follow him on Twitter: @pursuitist
Carrie Coolidge is based in Manhattan. From 2009 to 2011, Carrie served as Co-Editor of Luxist, the luxury lifestyle website at AOL where she ran the Luxist Awards, a program that honored the very best in fine living. From 1996 to 2009, Carrie was a Staff Writer at Forbes magazine. Carrie is also the author of six books, including “The Closet Entrepreneur”. Follow her on Twitter: @carriecoolidge
McLean Robbins is a Washington, D.C.-based luxury lifestyle writer and sought-after digital consultant / speaker specializing in travel, spas and the digital age. She writes regularly for Forbes Travel Guide, Robb Report, The Washingtonian, Capitol File and many more. Follow her on Twitter: @McLeanRobbins
Kate Michael is a Writer, Emcee, On-Camera Host and Fashion/Commercial Model. Follow her on Twitter @theauthentikate
Deidre Woollard has been writing both fiction and nonfiction for years. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Spalding University and her short fiction has been published in literary magazines and anthologies. She served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Follow her on Twitter: @Deidre
|Stacy Steponate Greenberg
Stacy Steponate Greenberg brings over 15 years of travel and marketing experience to Pursuitist. Stacy spent 11 years at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in various capacities, serving stints as Director of Marketing for the St. Regis and Sheraton brands, and Senior Director for Starwood Residences. Follow her on Twitter: @StacyGSG
Paul has written for the Guardian, the Telegraph, TechCrunch, the Wall Street Journal and National Geographic. He was co-founder of the Friday Project and NSFWCORP and is currently investigations editor at Pando. Follow him on Twitter: @paulcarr
Erica’s work has been published in a number of esteemed outlets, including Mashable, CNN, Forbes, Entrepreneur, USA Today, Business Insider, and The Huffington Post. Follow her on Twitter: @ericaswallow
Kim-Marie Evans, AKA Luxury Travel Mom, is a freelance writer specializing in luxury and family travel. Follow her on Twitter: @LuxuryTravelMom
|Jared Paul Stern
Jared Paul Stern has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Bergdorf Goodman magazine and Luxist among others.
Luxury hotel expert, USA Today contributor, luxury travel writer, blogger, beach girl, animal lover and founder of Luxe Social Media. Follow her on Twitter: @LuxeTiffany
|Vilte S. Holstad
After living in Paris and working in the fashion industry, Vilte is a publicist and freelance writer in Venice Beach, California. Follow her on Twitter: @vilteco
Based in Los Angeles, Vicki Arkoff is a contributor for JustLuxe and an editor for Holiday Goddess, the online destination for chic women travelers from the editors of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Conde Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, and BBC. Follow her on Twitter: @VickiArkoff
Susan’s work has been published in a number of esteemed outlets, including Robb Report, Luxist, JustLuxe, The London Telegraph and Caviar Affair. Follow her on Twitter: @susankime
Roxanne Genier is the co-founder of both LuxeInACity and Agence Luxury. She is currently on a road trip from Montreal to Buenos Aires to curate the best in luxury travel. Follow her on Twitter: @LuxeInACity
|Shandana A. Durrani
Her work has appeared in numerous publications and websites including Condé Nast Traveler, Glamour, Cigar Aficionado, Wine Spectator, Silverkris, Haute Living, NYMag.com, Jetsetter.com and Justluxe.com. Follow her on Twitter: @missadvnture
Leila Cohan-Miccio is a New York-based writer, past editor of New York Magazine-owned blog Grub Street Boston and has contributed to Saveur, Splitsider, and Crushable. Follow her on Twitter: @leilacohan
Gretchen Kelly has written for New York Post, Luxury Travel Advisor, Frommers.com, Executive Travel, Interior Design, The Travel Channel.com and many other publications and websites. Follow her on Twitter: @gretchenkelly
Christopher Parr, is the Editor and Chief Content Creator for Pursuitist, and a contributing writer to USA Today, Business Insider — and the on-air host of Travel Tuesday on Live at 4 CBS. He is an award-winning luxury marketing veteran, writer, a frequent speaker at luxury and interactive marketing conferences and a pioneer in web publishing. Named a "Top 10 Luxury Travel Blogger” by USA Today, Parr has also been selected as the official winner in Luxury Lifestyle Awards’ 2023 list of the “Top 50 Best Luxury Influencers and Bloggers in the World.”