Excursionist launches the 1.0 version of its website

January 31, 2012

Today Excursionist launched a new, updated version of its website. The updated site includes new features such as multi-variate search capabilities and now also organizes experiences by member “travel styles”- including honeymoon travel, corporate travel, and family travel. The site also provides a much simpler process to submit quotation requests to Travel Specialists without having to commit to a booking.

Excursionist named Adventure Operator for Caprice Group's LIFE Program

January 12, 2012

LIFE, the benefit program of the Caprice Private Members Clubs in London, has officially selected Excursionist as its adventure travel company of choice. The LIFE program serves 26,000 members of Harry’s Bar, SOHO House, The Club at the Ivy, Annabel’s. Wenthworth, Mark’s Club, Bath & Racquets Club, and George. LIFE members receive complimentary Explorer membership to Excursionist and a generous credit toward a future trip.

Equinox Fitness partners with Excursionist on unique travel program

January 03, 2012

Equinox Fitness, the premier high-end fitness company, has partnered with Excursionist to launch a joint trip to the Galapagos- The Equinox Galapagos Yoga and Fitness Adventure. The trip pilots an expanded fitness and yoga travel program to be launched jointly by Excursionist and Equinox in the future. The trip is led by an Equinox Yoga Instructor that is also an Excursionist curator and includes top accommodations and many unique special access activities.

Excursionist provides benefit for Founders Card members

December 06, 2011

Founders Card, the first-of-its-kind membership community for entrepreneurs and innovators, announced it will offer Excursionist membership as its newest benefit. Founders Card provides exclusive benefits, upgrades, and amenities from the hottest travel, lifestyle, and business brands, carefully selected to meet the needs of the entrepreneur. Excursionist will provide its paid Explorer Membership complimentary as well as a generous credit towards a future trip.

Excursionist adds new Curators for Social Development and Contemporary Art

October 19, 2011

In an effort to continue growing its panel of experts, Excursionist proudly announces the addition of two new curators – Robert Egger for Social Development and Susi Kenna for Contemporary Art. Robert founded America’s first community kitchen, is an Oprah Angle, and convened the first Nonprofit Congress in 2006. He speaks internationally on the subjects of hunger, sustainability, nonprofit political engagement and social enterprise. Susi is a fixture in New York’s contemporary art world. She founded the Creatives Agency after working for Christie’s, Jim Kempner Fine Art and C&G Partners. She sits on many boards and committees, including Creative Time’s Creative Council and the Artlog Collectors’ Program and is the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Museum of Modern Art’s Junior Associates Program.