Darryl Bushaway

Vice President Product Operations at Quark Expeditions

Darryl Bushaway has over 25 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry. Darryl currently holds the position of Vice President of Product & Operations at Quark Expeditions. Prior to this, they worked at Travelopia for three years as the Director of Strategic Operational Projects & Safety. In this role, they oversaw the operations and customer experience across various travel brands. Before Travelopia, Darryl served as the Operations Director for Le Boat, a global leader in inland waterway and river cruising holidays. Darryl also held the position of Operations Director for Super Camps, a leading provider of sport and activity camps. Darryl's previous experience includes roles at Virgin Holidays as the Head of Service Delivery, Tui Travel PLC as the Service Delivery Manager and Operations Manager, Field & Trek Ltd as the Retail Sales Manager, Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre as the Group Sales & Operations Manager, and TUI as the Area Operations Manager. Throughout their career, Darryl has demonstrated expertise in operations, customer experience, sales, and product development within the travel industry.

Darryl Bushaway attended South Essex College from 1992 to 1994, where they studied Leisure & Tourism. Prior to that, they attended Chalvedon School from 1987 to 1992. Darryl also obtained various certifications, including Health & Safety for Senior Executives from IOSH in December 2013, Level 3 Safeguarding Children from Pivotal Education Ltd in December 2013, and First Aid at Work from Nuco Training in February 2013. Additionally, they hold certifications such as Day Skipper for Sail & Power Craft from the Royal Yachting Association in March 2008, and an International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft from the British Water Ski and Wakeboard in June 2007. Darryl has acquired several other certifications related to water sports and boating throughout the years.

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  • Vice President Product Operations

    March, 2022 - present

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