Joshua Bush grew up in the family travel business. After graduating from the University of Richmond Jepson School of Leadership Studies, he spent almost a decade in consumer finance and commercial real estate. He joined Park Avenue Travel in 2006 as “the succession plan” and with leadership experience in both sales and project management, he was tasked with growing and developing a thriving travel agency.
Over the past 11 years, he has helped build an organization that rests on a strong foundation of technology, training and mentoring; and one that helps bring in new talent from outside industries. Most recently, Joshua has focused on transforming Park Avenue Travel into a totally new company…Avenue Two Travel.
As CEO, he has developed and built the travel firm of the future. As a sought after thought leader, Joshua has helped shape the travel industry with his work on boards and various committees. Bush currently serves as the Vice Chair for the Virtuoso Member Advisory Board advising and directing the world’s foremost luxury travel network.
Due to his unique perspective and long-term future focus, he has also been pursued by numerous travel companies for advice. He has served on and consulted for numerous advisory boards and panels including: Marriott International Luxury Brands (Ritz-Carlton, St Regis etc) Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine, Accor Hotels, Park Hyatt, Viceroy, Classic Vacations and more.
His goal has always been to focus on elevating the industry and increasing recognition for clients.