Cruise411.com Names Philip C. Wolf to Board of Directors - Online Travel Pioneer to Advise the Internet's Leader for Cruise Service on Industry Trends and Strategies
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 5 /
Wolf is founder, president and CEO of PhoCusWright, a strategy and research company that helps its clients understand the online travel marketplace to make competitively advantaged decisions. In addition to a research and strategy practice, PhoCusWright produces the PhoCusWright Investor and Executive conferences, and publishes WebTravelNews, an online news publication covering travel and technology.
"With its robust and unbiased platform for providing information about and booking cruise travel online, Cruise411.com is well-positioned to succeed in this growing and promising marketplace," Wolf says. "The company's past performance is impressive and it has a strong mission for the future. I am pleased to join the Cruise411 board and I plan to contribute to its future success."
Prior to launching PhoCusWright in 1994, Wolf was president and CEO of Travelmation Corp., a venture-funded software developer and information provider specializing in automated airfare savings. After securing intellectual property patents, in 1992 he produced a market for, negotiated and closed on the sale of the business for his investment group.
Wolf currently serves on the board of Logibro, a vacation and tour e-commerce company, and Newtrade Technologies Inc., a provider of end-to-end automation and e-channel management solutions to the travel industry. He is a past board director, executive committee member and treasurer of the Interactive Services Association, now the Internet Alliance – the premier online Internet trade association. Wolf is past chairman and co-founder of the Travel Technology Association, an international education and advocacy trade group. He also serves as an adjunct professor at New York University's graduate school of travel and tourism.
Cruise411.com is the Internet's fastest growing Web site for cruise information and reservations, booking more than $36 million in cruises since 2000. The company is committed to providing unbiased information and reservation services for more than 10,000 cruises over the Internet. Cruise411.com favors the consumer by providing unbiased reviews and a comparative database that allows consumers to make informed decisions to enhance the value and quality of the cruise experience. Cruise411.com's status as the leader in cruise travel service was confirmed when Forbes magazine ranked it as a "Forbes Favorite," the highest in the Travel-Cruises category of its Spring 2001 Forbes "Best of the Web" issue.
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