News for the Hospitality Executive
| BOSTON, March
8, 2011 -- Sonesta
Collection announced today the opening of its third hotel in Colombia,
126-room Sonesta Hotel Bogota. This full-service hotel is located in
the midst of business, shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions
Bogota. The hotel is located at Carrera 15A #127-03, adjacent to
METRO 127 on Carretera, and adjoins a shopping arcade. This hotel, and
sister properties in Barranquilla and Valledupar, Colombia; Peru; and
all branded Sonesta Hotels and managed by Colombia based GHL Hoteles.
"We are excited to bring another full-service business class hotel to our collection in South America -- especially one with such a modern and contemporary design," said Stephanie Sonnabend, president and chief executive officer for Sonesta. "The city of Bogota is one of the most dynamic cities in Latin America, a wonderful new addition to the Sonesta Collection."
Fun, modern and sophisticated, the new Sonesta Hotel Bogota was designed by architect Alvaro Calderon Ruiz. One of the most unique features of the hotel is the "vertical garden", encompassing an entire wall of live plants in the lobby. The hotel offers 126 guest rooms, a full service business center, restaurant, room service, 24-hour concierge service, WiFi throughout the hotel, and 2,600 square feet of meeting and event space. The hotel is conveniently attached to the newest shopping arcade and restaurants in the neighborhood, and is across the street from the Unicentro Mall. The hotel can be found online at www.sonesta.com/bogota and can also be booked in the GDS at:
GHL Hoteles, who has managed Sonesta Hotels in Peru since 2005, owns and operates hotels throughout South America. With more than 40 years of experience in the hotel industry, GHL currently operates 39 hotels in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Panama, including 13 Sonesta Hotels located in Peru, Chile and Colombia.
The Sonesta Collection is a distinctive international collection of upscale hotels, resorts and cruise ships. Every property reflects the energy, style and spirit of its location. Locally-inspired and artfully-presented cuisine, luxurious accommodations and passionate personal service create an authentic and memorable guest experience. Discover the Sonesta Collection in Boston, New Orleans, Miami, Orlando, St. Maarten (2), Brazil, Chile (3), Colombia (3), Peru (7), and Egypt (13). Opening soon in: Cartagena, Colombia; Miami, FL; and San Carlos, Mexico. For more information, visit Sonesta.com or call 800.Sonesta (800.766.3782) in the U.S. and Canada.
Director of Corporate Communication
Sonesta Collection Hotels. Resorts. Cruises
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