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Hotel Adds New Director of Revenue Management

Sonesta Gwinnett Place has named Troy Kicklighter as its new director of revenue management. In his new position, Kicklighter will be responsible for growing revenue by maximizing occupancy through e-commerce, third-party partnerships, group room growth and business travel.
Kicklighter brings more than two decades of hospitality and tourism experience to Sonesta Gwinnett Place. Most recently, he served as the director of revenue management at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. His experience also includes positions held with Wild Dunes Resort (Isle of Palms, SC), Omni Hotel at CNN Center (Atlanta) and for the Intercontinental Hotel Group (Orlando, Cocoa Beach and Tampa, FL)
“Troy’s experience and ability to create packages, and partnerships that provide solutions and value to our customers is what distinguishes him within our industry,” said Marcy Adams, general manager at Sonesta Gwinnett Place. “He will be a welcome addition to our team as we continue to grow the Sonesta brand within the region.”
Kicklighter received his bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Central Florida.
Sonesta Gwinnett Place, the largest hotel in Gwinnett County, featuring 426 guest rooms, including 15 suites and three concierge floors, is conveniently located approximately 30 miles from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL.) The hotel boasts 18 function rooms offering more than 16,000 square feet of meeting and event space. In addition, the hotel features Kaets Steakhouse, an all-new fine dining restaurant that also provides catering for events.
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Sonesta Gwinnett Place is located at 1775 Pleasant Hill Rd. in Duluth, GA.
Located in Duluth, GA, in the greater Atlanta community, Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is in the heart of Gwinnett County. This recently updated 17-story hotel is the largest in the county and its 426 guest rooms include 15 suites and the preferred level floor. The hotel features 18 function rooms offering more than 16,000 square feet of meeting and event space and the hotel’s 8,000 square foot Georgia Ballroom accommodates up to 1,000 guests, the largest in the area. In addition, the hotel offers ArtBar, a gastro pub ideal for cocktails and dinner, Grapevine Restaurant which is open for breakfast and lunch, and a private dining room for small groups and intimate special events, plus an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool* (the whirlpool is currently out of service due to renovation) health club, sundeck and free parking. Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is located near major entertainment venues including the Infinite Energy Arena (formerly the Gwinnett Arena), the Performing Arts Centre and the AAA Gwinnett Braves Coolray Field. Other attractions like Lake Lanier, World of Coca-Cola, the Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta and the CNN Center are located nearby. Local shopping options include Gwinnett Place Mall, Sugarloaf Mills Mall and the Mall of Georgia.
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