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New Sonesta Business Pass Program Offers Business Travelers Special Rates and Rewards at Sonesta’s Growing Portfolio Nationwide

Newton, MA (September 20, 2022) ­– Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta) today announced the launch of Sonesta Business Pass, a new corporate travel program that offers business travelers special rates, rewards and loyalty perks to stay and meet at Sonesta’s growing portfolio of brands. Sonesta Business Pass is free to join for qualifying small and midsize companies with no hidden fees and no minimum annual spend.

“We’re excited to introduce Sonesta Business Pass across the Sonesta portfolio, offering a streamlined service to meet the unique needs of small and midsize companies looking to maximize the value of trips and meetings,” said Blair McSheffrey, Vice President of Hotel Sales, Sonesta. “We created Sonesta Business Pass to provide business travelers greater travel options and special perks to make their stay more comfortable.”

Sonesta Business Pass benefits include:

  • Discounts of up to 12% off best available rates on standard guest rooms.
  • Guaranteed discount of 12% for group blocks of between 10-20 rooms.
  • On-demand meeting rooms with 24-hour notice, based on availability.
  • Automatic upgrade to Elite Status in the Sonesta Travel Pass loyalty program.
  • Complimentary welcome amenity and non-alcoholic beverage*.
  • Special suite rates based on availability.
  • Early check-in and late check-out when available.

The program is available at Sonesta’s U.S. managed properties, including its Royal Sonesta, Sonesta Hotel & Resorts, Sonesta Select, Sonesta ES Suites and Sonesta Simply Suites brands, with locations across many of the nation’s top cities and destinations such as Atlanta, Houston, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Washington D.C.

For more information and to enroll, please visit the Sonesta Business Pass program, or contact your local area Sonesta property.

*Available at participating properties.


About Sonesta

Sonesta is the 8th largest hotel company according to Smith Travel Research (STR) with approximately 1,200 properties totaling 100,000 guest rooms across 16 brands in eight countries. Sonesta owns, manages and/or franchises under The Royal Sonesta; The James, Sonesta Hotels & Resorts; Sonesta Select; Sonesta ES Suites, Sonesta Simply Suites and Sonesta Cruise Collection operating in Egypt, also; Sonesta Posadas del Inca; Hotel RL; Red Lion Hotels; Red Lion Inn & Suites; Signature Inn; GuestHouse Extended Stay; Americas Best Value Inn and Canadas Best Value Inn. For more information about Sonesta and its locations, visit, or call 800.Sonesta (800.766.3782). For more information about Red Lion Hotels, visit





Sonesta is one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the U.S., currently ranked 8th by Smith Travel Research (STR) with 1,200 properties totaling 100,000 guest rooms across 15 brands in eight countries. You will find nearly 300 hotels under one of Sonesta’s seven brands – Royal Sonesta ; Sonesta Hotels & Resorts ; Sonesta Select ; Sonesta ES Suites ; Sonesta Simply Suites ; Sonesta Posadas del Inca ; Sonesta Cruise Collection – operating in the U.S., Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Peru, and St. Maarten.

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