PhoCusWright CEO Philip Wolf Joins Spa Finder, Inc. Board of Directors
Founder of Leading Travel Research and Consulting Firm Underscores Spa Finder’s Mission to Help Spas Connect With Booming Online Travel Market
New York, NY | Spa Finder, Inc., the global spa resource, has announced that Philip Wolf, founder and CEO of PhoCusWright Inc., a leading travel, tourism and hospitality research firm, has joined its board of directors. Mr. Wolf, a recognized expert in travel distribution strategy and technology, will bolster Spa Finder’s aggressive efforts to help spas and resort/hospitality properties with spas connect with the rapidly-growing number of online travel consumers seeking a spa component to their vacations and business trips.
Wolf, who founded PhoCusWright Inc. in 1994, serves on several company boards and is an adjunct professor at New York University's Graduate Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management. He has served as an expert witness and has lobbied Congress on industry-specific issues and is quoted frequently in consumer and trade media including CNN, Business Week, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.
Prior to PhoCusWright, Mr. Wolf was president and CEO of Travelmation, a venture-funded software developer and travel booking engine pioneer, later sold to Rosenbluth International. He first entered the travel commerce arena in 1989 as head of a small agency.
About Spa Finder, Inc. | As the world's largest spa marketing and media company, Spa Finder reaches millions of health conscious consumers via its award-winning website, Spafinder.com. The company publishes Luxury SpaFinder Magazine, the trusted authority on luxury spas and associated lifestyles; The Spa Enthusiast®, a leading publication for active spa-goers; as well as its annual Spa Finder Worldwide Directory, the ultimate spa-goers’ resource. Spa Finder also operates the world's largest spa gift certificate and incentive programs as well as the Spa Distribution Network, the Internet's first online spa booking program.
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