Published Date:  Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Royal Sonesta New Orleans Adds Director of Finance

NEW ORLEANS (October 25, 2016) — The newly renovated, landmark hotel Royal Sonesta New Orleans has hired Jose Luis Flores as its director of finance. His addition brings extensive operational and financial expertise to the Sonesta executive team.

Flores joins Royal Sonesta New Orleans with more than 13 years of hospitality experience. Most recently, he served in the director of finance role at Commune Hotels + Resorts, The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and at the Viceroy in Anguilla, British West Indies. He also has experience in the roles of financial controller and assistant managing director at other properties across the U.S. Flores attended Miami Dade College where he received an Associate of Arts degree in banking and financial support services.

“We’re proud to welcome Jose as our new director of finance,” said Royal Sonesta New Orleans General Manager Alfred Groos. “The wealth of national and international industry experience he brings to our team is remarkable, and will create an even stronger executive presence at our property and within our larger organization.”

Located in the heart of the French Quarter at 300 Bourbon Street, the hotel has not only redesigned its 483 guestrooms and 36 suites this year, but also recently reimagined and unveiled its grand ballroom space. To learn more about Royal Sonesta New Orleans, visit  

About Royal Sonesta New Orleans:

Located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter and steps away from some of the city’s finest shopping and visitor attractions, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a hub of authentic jazz, vibrant night life and refined southern design. The hotel is home to several dining and entertainment venues, including Restaurant R’evolution, Bar R’evolution, The Jazz Playhouse, Desire Oyster Bar, Le Booze and PJ’s Coffee Café. In addition to world-class amenities, Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers 20,000 square feet of meeting and special event space. With 483 newly appointed rooms, including 36 suites, the luxurious hotel is one of nearly 70 properties within Sonesta. For more information, visit or call 504-586-0300.