Thank you for joining us on our Passages Journey!

My name is Sari Freeman, and I am the founder and CEO of Passages of Distinction. I’ve been thrilled to be at the helm of this company for over 20 years, and have made it my life’s work.

Here at Passages of Distinction, we are passionate about creating meaningful travel experiences. We aim to do this by curating an exclusive collection of privately owned hotels and destination management companies that you can trust to deliver excellence.  Each of our amazing Collection members are hand picked and vetted to ensure the finest quality and service.

Our lens is that of an experienced and discerning traveler. Each of our privately owned hotels offer their own unique spirit and an authentic sense of place, all while creating a rare at-home atmosphere in some of the world’s most desired destinations. Our DMC’s create stunning exclusive experiences that unlock the true essence of their destinations. For those looking to make travel dreams a reality,  you can trust that our members will be just what you’re looking for.

We return from all of our journeys inspired and transformed. Our hope is that you will be too!

Founder and CEO of Passages of Distinction

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What’s New

Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa

St. Barths knows luxury, but Le Barthelemy perfected it. Check out their new specials offered now through April 15, 2021: What the Wind Blew In and Check In & Stay Forever. Starting Oct 28, book 2 nights and get the 3rd night FREE with their Celebrate Together package.

Park Gstaad

Located just 5 minutes from the pedestrian center of Gstaad, this Five Star Chalet style hotel embodies the sophisticated yet relaxed style of this picturesque world-renowned mountain village. The Park Gstaad was the first luxury hotel built in Gstaad, and it has deliberately adopted a mindful approach to the use of local resources and stands out through its authentic and all-encompassing well-being concepts.

Spain Inside

Spain Inside was created in 2013 with the goal of immersing tourists in local regional festivities. With Spain Inside, no itinerary is ever used twice. Each trip is tailor-made to the traveler. Among their selected experiences, some are awarded for their uniqueness worldwide! Let them know the passions of your travelers, and they will surprise them as they never would have imagined.

Latest News

" I have worked with Sari Freeman for 20 years, and Passages of Distinction is by far one of the best representation companies in the business. Sari has curated the best luxury independent hotels around the world as well as destination management companies that go above and beyond to make me look like a star to my clients. "

-Eric Hrubant, CIRE Travel
" Passages of Distinction is a prestigious company representing some of the most unique hotels in the world. Our agents know that Sari and her team will help in any way they can to make sure our clients have a memorable visit at any of their properties. "

-Martin Rapp, Senior Vice-President of Leisure Sales, USA, Altour
" Sari is one of the most dedicated and passionate influencers in the luxury travel industry with deep connections and committed followers who look to her for guidance in placing their clients at the world’s greatest privately managed hotels and resorts. "

-Jack Ezon, Founder & Managing Partner, EMBARK Beyond