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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 Caribbean and among the Top 15 Best Resorts in the World by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. St. Bart’s also tops the list as the Best Island in the Caribbean & Atlantic region, so recognized as one of the best islands in the entire world.
Discover brand new offers from our hotels as we celebrate the return of international travel this summer! VIPs who book now through August 31st will receive double rewards!
To mark this prestigious occasion, Maison Chaumet – the official jeweler of the Napoleon and Josephine, has joined Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa – once a coaching inn where Napoleon would stop on his return from the battlefields, to offer a unique experience.
After staying with Royal Champagne in a Joséphine or Marie-Louise Suite, extend your journey back in time at Maison Chaumet 12 Vendôme Hotel Particulier, located in the very heart of Paris, to enjoy a private visit of their exhibition: “Joséphine et Napoléon, une histoire (extra)ordinaire”, running from May 19 to July 18 2021.
- 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…
- Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte Reopens with Exciting New RenovationsSince the hotel was first built in 1922, the Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte has seen a lot of change–and the past year has been…
-Eric Hrubant, CIRE Travel
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-Jack Ezon, Founder & Managing Partner, EMBARK Beyond
-Séverine Greault, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing, Hotel Grand Powers & Grand Hotel du Palais Royal