The Dolder Grand

Zurich, Switzerland


Grand Powers Paris

Open Now 2019

About Us Meet Our Team

As one of the North America’s leading and most respected luxury travel representation companies, Passages of Distinction is a trusted resource for the travel industry. We specialize in representing privately owned, independent luxury hotels and destination experts throughout the world. While we are not a reservations office, we are there to answer questions, help with VIP requests, check group availability or assist with complicated bookings. Our main focus is to educate and create awareness of the fine properties and destination service providers we represent. We look forward to helping make your clients’ trips, some of the most memorable of their lives.

Each of our products reflect the heart and soul of their devoted owners. This is something that can never be duplicated in a chain product. Our hotels provide distinctive ambiance, charm and one-of-a-kind luxury in addition to offering some of the finest service and quality of product. A good many, in fact, are the most renowned on their continents. Our destination experts are two of the most passionate and professional operators on the ground in India and Italy, paving the road for unforgettable experiences in each of their amazing destinations. By appointing Passages of Distinction, each of our clients demonstrate a serious commitment to the North American market. In addition, most of them strongly believe in long term relationships. In fact, many of our palace hotels have been working with us for between five and fifteen years!

On behalf of the agency side of the travel industry, we believe our job is to continue to uncover distinctive hotels and destination experts that will serve the consultants well. Most are the finest in their destination and some are wonderful products offering an excellent value. We truly appreciate your respect and loyalty. This is why we very carefully select our hotels and “on-sites” to ensure they meet the standards and levels of service you have come to expect. We regularly travel to meet with our hoteliers and experts to ensure their high quality and to increase our knowledge of the product and destination, in order to better serve you. Our team members have also experienced many of our products and are very knowledgeable and helpful.

On behalf of our travel partners, our primary focus is to build relationships with the most successful producers in the travel Industry, resulting in more business for them and our special collection of international travel partners. The best of the best in the industry know they can rely on us for personal, professional service to make their clients’ travel experiences the best they can be. We are the liaison between our travel partners and the key industry contacts. We know who you are, and in the case that they are not yet familiar with you, we can make an introduction on your behalf.