About Us


We are a lifestyle travel company that curates amazing
experiences inspired from the individuality of our clients.

Our name DISTINCTE embodies who we are… French in origin and in spelling, but pronounced the same as it is in English…
“Distinct”, is defined by Oxford as “recognizably different in nature from something, or someone else of a similar type”.

That’s the central concept behind DISTINCTE, where we subscribe to the belief that each person is
independently unique and not one travel experience is identical to another.

Our one-of-a-kind travel concierge prides themselves on identifying your individuality, taking your desires and
wants, and personalizing an amazing travel experience to that one special place you have always aspired to travel to.


It’s all because of a weather delay on a golf course!

The only reason that the brand actually became a reality was a result of a weather delay on a golf course when a chance
meeting between our founder and the powers that be at HSN shifted the direction of his career. True story, just ask him!

Originally, the Distincte brand’s primary purpose was to provide aspirational travel content and booking
services to the discerning audience of the travel clothing and accessories brand, TravelSmith (subsidiary of HSN / QVC).

Today, Distincte has evolved to become a full service travel company powered by its ever-growing client base and community
of influencers, our Inspired Travelers. This is our differentiator and whether it is you, our clients or it’s the natives
within the destination, we subscribe to the belief that travel it is about the relationships you make that
ultimately cements a life long memory or a lesson learned, simply because you were willing to travel to see a different side of you.

Our Team

Sean K. Winton

Founder, President •

Born in Glasgow, Scotland and raised in a small west coast village called Maidens, Sean immigrated to New Hampshire at...

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David Jaye

Director of Operations •

David has had a love for organizing international travel beginning in 1985 when he led weekend military tour groups while...

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Karen O’Neill

Director of Client Services •

After 20 years in the hospitality and events industry, Karen joined our team to follow her true passion in travel....

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Amy Kunkel

Director of Marketing •

Amy joined Distincte Travel to head up the company’s marketing responsibilities. Passionate about travel, her true qualifications for this position...

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Sandra Romeo

Director of Business Development •

Sandra has a passion for travel and decades of experience in sales and marketing within the travel industry. She has...

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Mike DiCarlo

Travel Ambassador •

Mike DiCarlo joins Distincte after playing over 250 rounds of golf on the Old Course at St Andrews and with...

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Bill Curtin

PGA – Travel Director •

A proud member of the PGA of America since 1997, Bill offers a wide range of experience in golf, including...

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Taylor Dudley

Marketing Executive •

Taylor is part of today’s new generation of travelers whose passion for this industry has only just begun. He is...

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Kevin Moore

Director of Photography •

Kevin has been passionate about capturing that magical image ever since he took his first picture of a passing seagull...

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