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TAG Certification at Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is proud to be recognized as a TAG Approved hotel, a designation that means that our LGBT community receives the best quality travel accommodations when they visit with us. In addition to guest experience, the TAG Approved designation means that Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is held to the highest standards when it comes to employment policies, services and support of the LGBT community. For more information about TAG approved standards, visit www.tagapproved.com.

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta Hosts the First Same Sex Wedding Reception

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta hosted the reception for Gwinnett County’s first same sex couple to be married. Kelly Martinelli and Taylor Nash were first same sex married couple in Gwinnett County on June 26, 2015. Within hours of their ceremony, the couple was treated to a complimentary reception at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta. Joined by their closest family and friends, Kelly and Taylor enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, entrees, and a wedding cake while celebrating their union.
First Same Sex Marriage
Photo courtesy of John Amis, Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Taylor Nash and Kelly Martinelli, both 21, Loganville residents. Getting married in Gwinnett at 1 p.m.. followed by a ceremony at the Sonesta Hotel" - Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Loganville pair becomes first same sex couple" - Gwinnett Daily Post
"Reception hosted complimentary by Sonesta Hotel after becoming the first legally married gay couple in Gwinnett County" - Atlanta Journal Constitution 
"Same sex couple weds moments after SCOTUS ruling" - CNN