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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Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa is recognized as the No. 1 Resort in the St. Barth’s and among the Top 15 Best Resorts in the World by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. On October 28th, the hotel will open alongside their brand new Mediterranean restaurant, Amis St. Barth.
Discover brand new offers from our hotels as we celebrate the return of international travel in 2021! Winter offers are now available for a number of our hoteliers. Click here to download the current Special Offers.
Welcome our latest hotel, Chenot Palace Weggis. Imagine checking in to an innovative health retreat set inside a luxurious, historic Swiss hotel. Facing the serene waters of Lake Lucerne and cupped by a duo of dramatic mountain peaks, Chenot Palace was just named the World’s Best Detox Program by the World Spa Awards 2021!
- Hotel Sacher Salzburg Launches New Rooftop Sky SuiteAfter almost two years of construction and more than €2 million in costs, the top level of Sacher Salzburg is ready just in time for…
- Free to Roam: First FAM Trip of 2021 to Le Barthelemy Hotel & SpaFree to Roam – It feels like the best dream ever! There was something very inspiring about my first international trip in almost one full year! Now, several weeks later, it truly feels like a fabulous dream! It…
- CIRE Travel Re-Post: 8 Questions With… Sari Freeman, Founder of Passages of DistinctionOriginal blog post published by CIRE travel posted here. Fluent in two languages, conversational in three, yoga enthusiast, world traveler and one of the original…
-Eric Hrubant, CIRE Travel
-Martin Rapp, Senior Vice-President of Leisure Sales, USA, Altour
-Jack Ezon, Founder & Managing Partner, EMBARK Beyond
-Séverine Greault, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing, Hotel Grand Powers & Grand Hotel du Palais Royal