Published Date:  Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sonesta Names Shingi Rukuni as General Manager of Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta - Perimeter Center North

Newton, MA (June 30, 2017) – Today, Sonesta announced Shingi Rukuni as the General Manager of Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta-Perimeter Center North. In this role, Rukuni will be tasked with overseeing the daily operational activities of the property and its staff. Working across teams, she will be instrumental in maintaining employee engagement, driving revenue and profitability and ensuring that Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta-Perimeter Center North provides guests with more than just a place to stay.  

Rukuni is already a member of Sonesta family, most recently serving as the General Manager of Sonesta ES Suites Charlotte, where she trained and mentored team members, helping to propel them to be one of the top performing hotels in the brand. Rukuni has an extensive background in hotel management, previously holding management roles for The Generation Companies.

“Shingi Rukuni was an outstanding leader of Sonesta ES Suites Charlotte, ensuring growth and success across all aspects of our business,” said Mike Wohl, Vice President – Extended Stay- Sonesta ES Suites at Sonesta. “We are excited to see all that she accomplishes as the new General Manager of our Atlanta hotel and are confident in her ability to mentor and train an exceptional team in her new hotel.”  

Sonesta ES Suites is a surprisingly different take on an extended stay hotel. Designed to be as flexible as the diverse needs of our guests, each of the residence-style hotels feature oversized accommodations, adaptable work areas and common spaces, and a friendly, attentive staff that aim to make our guests feel relaxed and comfortable.

Conveniently located just 15 miles north of Georgia’s capital, Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta-Perimeter Center North provides travelers easy access to transportation, downtown businesses and many area attractions. 122-newly designed one and two-bedroom oversized suites feature spacious bedrooms, and living and bath areas, providing room and versatility for those traveling on business for short or extended periods of time, as well as for families on vacation. Each suite is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen, helping guests to manage budgets, while two-bedroom suites offer privacy and space to relax and recharge with separate bedrooms and living spaces. From free daily breakfast, unexpected treats and social gatherings to celebrating the unique culture and flavor of the local community, guests of Sonesta ES Suites enjoy a distinctive experience along with the warm and welcoming feeling of employees who care.

Sonesta is a growing, global hospitality brand with more than 60 properties in seven 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. Presenting a full range of exceptional experiences found in many of the most memorable destinations in the world, Sonesta proudly exceeds guest expectations time and time again.


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