JOHN MURRAY, President & CEO Sonesta

John Murray is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, the 8th largest U.S. hotel company, with approximately 1,200 hotels across 17 brands in eight countries.

Murray is also an Executive Vice President of The RMR Group and is a member of the RMR Executive Operating Committee.

In addition, he serves as a Managing Trustee of Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC) and Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (Nasdaq: ILPT).


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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