Royal Sonesta New Orleans Names Thompson Director Of Group Sales

Marshall Thompson

NEW ORLEANS – The Royal Sonesta New Orleans has named Marshall Thompson as the hotel's director of group sales. In his new position, Thompson will work with and oversee the group sales division at the landmark French Quarter property.

         With 18 years of experience in the field and a strong commitment to customer service, Thompson is proficient in new business development and excels at recruiting, training and motivating sales teams and staff. Thompson's efforts have been recognized multiple times during his tenure at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, FL, where Thompson was the recipient of the "Sales Manager of the Year" award and recognized as "Outstanding Sales Associate of the Year."

         Much of Thompson's professional successes are attributable to his dedication to the hospitality field. With a career path that began in 1997 as a senior sales manager, Thompson worked his way up to the director of sales and marketing position. Some of Thompson's prior posts include the International Palms Resort and Conference Center in Orlando, FL, where he served as the director of sales and marketing followed by tenure at the landmark Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN, where he held the title of national sales manager.

         "Marshall Thompson's passion for and professionalism in our industry make him an excellent fit for the director of group sales position at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans,” said Brigette Folse director of sales and marketing at Royal Sonesta New Orleans. “Everyone on our team is excited about his addition and we all look forward to working and collaborating with Marshall in an effort to further enhance the high standard of service that Sonesta is noted for."

         The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a 483-room luxury hotel that encompasses an entire city block at 300 Bourbon Street. With an historic location and distinct French Quarter architectural features, the hotel is home to Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse, the original PJ's Coffee Café, Desire Oyster Bar, and the award winning Restaurant R'evolution. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is one of 58 properties within the Sonesta Collection.


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