Sonesta ES Suites Charlotte Announces New General Manager

Shingi Rukuni was recently introduced as General Manager at Sonesta ES Suites Charlotte.   Her leadership will help to guide the hotel through the ongoing repositioning process and oversee the hotel’s renovation work planned for later this year. With almost 10 years of experience in hospitality, most recently as task force general manager for The Generation Companies, Rukuni began her career as an operations manager with Candlewood Suites. Her hospitality management experience includes time as an opening manager, general manager and operations manager for Candlewood Suites in Rocky Mount, NC, Augusta, GA, Lake Mary and Ft. Myers, FL. “Shingi is a great general manager for this property, and she is excited to lead the way with our new management company,” said Liz Hall, Regional Director of Operations for Sonesta ES Suites. She continued, “Her extensive experience in the region and tactical responsibilities within extended stay management will really help focus the hotel’s direction moving forward.”

Located in South Charlotte, NC, the Sonesta ES Suites Charlotte is in the Arrowood Business District near major corporations like Frito Lay, Verizon and Microsoft. Charlotte offers the excitement of a cosmopolitan city and the comfort of Southern charm and hospitality. The Sonesta ES Suites Charlotte enjoys close proximity to I-77 and I-485. Each oversized studio, one and two bedroom suite offers 550 to 750 square feet in area and a fully equipped kitchen, convenient work area and complimentary high speed wireless internet access. The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour exercise room, recreational sports court, seasonal BBQ grille, guest laundry, 500 square feet of meeting space and 24-hour business center. A complimentary buffet breakfast is offered daily.

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