We’re excited to announce our partnership with sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Robbins to bring a better night’s sleep to all our guests. Our shared goal is to educate our guests about healthy sleep habits and provide unique food and beverage experiences and tailored amenities that promote better rest. Additionally, Dr. Robbins is helping us incorporate sleep awareness throughout all operations from Food and Beverage to Room Design and more.
About Dr. Rebecca Robbins, Ph.D.
Dr. Robbins is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research uses marketing and novel communication tools and technologies (i.e., smartphones and other mobile devices) to design persuasive behavior change interventions to improve sleep and circadian health.
Dr. Robbins’s research has appeared in The New York Times, the Financial Times, and Reader's Digest, as well as such peer-reviewed publications as JAMA Network Open, Plos ONE, Sleep Health, Prevention Science, Health Communication, Preventing Chronic Disease, and the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. In 2011, Dr. Robbins co-authored a book on techniques for how to get good sleep entitled, Sleep for Success! with Dr. James B. Maas.
She has appeared in national television segments for The Today Show, Live! With Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, Fox Business News, ABC Nightline, CNBC, and CBS This Morning. Dr. Robbins holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Health Marketing from Cornell University. She has held a teaching position in psychology at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Doha, Qatar.
Spoil Yourself Sleepy with Sonesta Slumber
We believe that quality, restful sleep sets us up for whatever the next 24 hours has in store. This is especially important while traveling, when disruptions to our usual routines mean we often don’t get optimal sleep. That’s why we’ve collaborated with Dr. Rebecca Robbins on our new Sonesta Slumber package, full of these treats and tips to ease you into dreamland:
- Oura Ring (up to $400 value)
- Branded sleep mask & ear plugs
- Bookmark with sleep tips and QR link to meditation video
- Sleep itinerary for your trip
- Your choice of:
- The Tea Experience featuring select wellness teas curated by Jenwey Tea of Boston, or
- Eat’n Sleep kiwi juice, tart cherry juice, and roasted nuts