On August 1st, Passages of Distinction, a leader in the luxury travel industry representation business, announced the promotion of Brunilda DeJesús, Director of Sales, to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. DeJesús started working at Passages of Distinction just over six years ago, bringing a wealth of experience in sales and operations from both the airline and luxury membership tour operator side of the travel industry.
With a vision toward the future, Passages of Distinction maintained its core team throughout the pandemic to ensure preparedness as business fully returned. DeJesús was instrumental in creatively navigating the Company into a new digital era. Sari Freeman, CEO, along with DeJesús, conducted exceptional educational webinars and inspiring panel discussions on relevant and sensitive topics such as sustainability and diversity in the industry. DeJesús also strategically focused on the coveted key and national accounts to increase market share for all partners.
“Brunilda is a true professional and a great asset to Passages of Distinction. As she strategically integrates sales and marketing, we anticipate continued and steady growth for our valued partners,” remarks Freeman.
DeJesús brings a unique perspective and expertise in managing marketing and sales. She is ideally poised to grow Passages of Distinction’s presence and ensure increased sales.
“It’s a privilege to work with such extraordinary luxury clients, and I look forward to this next chapter,” DeJesús remarks.
About Brunilda DeJesús
DeJesús started her career in the airline industry and then she went on to work with a membership-only luxury tour operator handling product development for over 20 countries before working with various tourist entities and then joining Passages of Distinction in 2017.
DeJesús showed consistent sales growth in her first five years as Director of National Accounts at Passages of Distinction. This appointment speaks to her success in leadership, sales, and business strategy that will take the Company into its next phase of representation.
About Passages of Distinction
As a leading North American travel representation company, Passages of Distinction is one of the most trusted in the industry by both hotels and advisors. The company engages exclusively in representing, supporting, and promoting independent, privately-owned luxury boutique hotels, resorts, villas, and Destination Management Companies around the world.
With over thirty years of combined experience in the upper echelon hotel and travel industry market, Passages of Distinction knows what makes a hotel or DMC a truly remarkable destination. With strong relationships in the U.S. luxury travel industry, the Company successfully launches, promotes, and sells each of its hand-picked Collection members to help make them renowned in the North American market.