Influencer and marketing leader Christopher Parr has been named one of the top 10 best luxury travel bloggers, chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. We’re honored to be in such great company with our friends at JustLuxe, Roxanne Genier of LuxeInACity, Kim-Marie Evans, Ana Silva O’Reilly and many more.

A panel of experts picked 20 initial nominees, and then the top 10 Best Luxury Travel Bloggers winners were then determined by popular vote. The winners are as follows:

1. Nicolle Monico (Just Luxe)
2. Yasmin Pullman (Luxury Travel Diary)
3. Ana Silva O’Reilly (Mrs. O Around the World)
4. Christopher Parr (Pursuitist)
5. Roxanne Genier (LuxeInACity)
6. Carol Perehudoff (Wandering Carol)
7. Kim-Marie Evans (Luxury Travel Mom)
8. Melanie Brandman (The Travel Curator)
9. Brooke Saward (World of Wanderlust)
10. Emily Stephens (The Luxe Travel)

Thank you USA Today and 10Best.com – and to you, our readers – for voting. Since 2010, Pursuitist has become the leading luxury lifestyle blog – focused on curating the good things in life. And this is just the beginning.


Luxury Travel Bloggers

Pursuitist is a premiere luxury lifestyle journal created with trendsetters in mind, broadcasting the latest buzz on travel and more to inspire, educate, and be relevant in a fast-paced world. Pursuitists want to stay ahead of the curve and be authentic. Christopher Parr seeks to go beyond the bling, providing the ultimate source on what’s trending for affluent readers.

His company Parr Interactive, the Wisconsin web design and marketing company, has received numerous industry awards, including recognition from ADDYs, WebAwards, Wired, NetGuide’s Best of The Web, CNET, and MacWorld. Madison Magazine has named Christopher Parr as one of the ‘Top 20 Most Influential People In Madison’ — and USA Today has honored him as one of the ‘Top 10 Best Travel Bloggers.’ Michael Wolff’s NetGuide named Christopher’s inaugural online magazine Cybermad as ‘The Best Site of the Year’ at MacWorld. He holds a MFA from Brandeis University, and a BA from Viterbo University. In 2001, Christopher was the recipient of the Viterbo University Outstanding Alumni Award for Professional Development.

“The medium of the web is not paper, it is not tv or the movies. The web is a unique medium, and Christopher Parr has shown us how to master it,” said Michael Larson, author of HTML Unleashed.

“Parr creates delightfully rich and original work. Knows the solid groundwork in developing important content-rich websites,” added Roger Black, author of Web Sites That Work.

In addition to web design and development, Parr Interactive provides social media marketing, content creation, user experience design and usability research, video production, events, and branding services.

Watch below: Christopher Parr of Pursuitist and Parr Interactive presents at Social Media Breakfast Madison: Be A Chief Content Officer with Your Social Media. Pursuitist was created by award-winning Madison web design pioneer Christopher Parr.

Parr Interactive In The News:

NYTimes: Creating Social Buzz For Burberry, Coach, BMW, Gucci, Hermes, Chanel

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Parr Targets Luxury Audience, Advertisers

Social Media Breakfast: Be A Chief Content Officer with Your Social Media

Business Insider: Top 10 Secrets for Web Design Success

AskMen: Parr Named “One of the 6 Coolest Men in Fashion…”

LuxuryDaily: Engaging With Marc Jacobs and Jimmy Choo’s Tamara Mellon

AdWeek: 10 Secrets To Creating Your Brand’s Facebook Presence

WSJ: Parr and Family Featured in Disney’s New Social Media Campaign

Facebook: Social Media Marketing Strategy To Engage Luxury Consumers

Discovery Channel’s Treehugger: Parr’s Campaign On Green Appliances and Kitchens