Published Date:  Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Chase Park Plaza, a Royal Sonesta Hotel Names David Kohlasch as General Manager

SAINT LOUIS (JULY 27, 2017) - The Chase Park Plaza, A Royal Sonesta Hotel is excited to announce David Kohlasch as general manager of the award-winning hotel.  An experienced industry professional, Kohlasch has been with Sonesta for 10 years and joins the St. Louis property from his recent position as general manager of Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta in Duluth, GA. Prior to that, he was the general manager at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore.  In his new role, Kohlasch is responsible for the successful execution of all aspects of the hotel’s sales, marketing, financial, and hotel operations.

“It is a privilege to lead the team at the iconic Chase Park Plaza,” says Kohlasch. “We look forward to bringing the unparalleled service and amenities Sonesta is known for to our  guests in St. Louis.”

A thirty-five year veteran of the hospitality industry, Kohlasch attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management.  An avid sports fan, Kohlasch looks forward to following his new ‘home town’ teams, the  St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Blues.

The Chase Park Plaza is managed by Sonesta, which is headquartered in Newton, MA.  The company has an expansive portfolio of properties spanning 7 countries and is renowned for exemplary service.

Built in 1922, The Chase Park Plaza boasts the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and features over 338 guest rooms and suites, a full-service spa, an 18,000 square foot fitness center, multiple dining and entertainment options, a Mediterranean-style outdoor swimming pool, and more than 65,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.  The property overlooks Forest Park, named in 2016 by USA Today as the #1 most beautiful city park in the U.S.

Sonesta is a growing, global hospitality brand with more than 60 properties in 7 countries, centered on a corporate dedication to delivering a guest experience that provides more than just a place to stay. With a portfolio of diverse and distinctive properties as individual as its guests, there is no typical Sonesta. With a full range of exceptional experiences found in many of the most memorable destinations in the world, Sonesta proudly exceeds guest's expectations time and time again.

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