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Suggested Practices at Sonesta Hotels & Resorts

Learn About Our Best Practices and Suggestions

Sonesta would like to share the best practices and suggestions we have learned from our customers. Our team is eager to provide the additional assistance for you to execute.

  • Release meeting space you likely won’t need: optimize building use
  • Request decorative hard goods instead of fresh cut florals
  • Source décor/signage locally
  • Request recyclable material or signs made with FSC certified fibers instead of foam-board signs.
  • Reduce size of signs/ use less signage material overall
  • Ask that signage and/or décor be donated to charity after use
  • Add vegetarian/vegan items
  • Request local/seasonal produce and organic produce
  • Request sustainable seafood and organic meats
  • Serve from vertical gardens
  • Invite chefs to share food sources & sustainability details
  • Communicate food sources & sustainability details on menus
  • Request local or organic wines, beers or spirits
  • Request mainly reusable dishes & utensils (limit disposables)
  • Request water stations and provide attendees reusable bottles
  • Request that glasses not be pre-filled with water
  • Offer wellness activities, in nature or onsite
  • Support charities with onsite or offsite volunteer activities
  • Request that used expo items get donated to charity