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Sonesta Hotels Joins Schoox for Webinar on Delivering a 5-Star Learning Program

22 March 2023

Sonesta Hotels Webinar - How Sonesta Hotels Delivers a 5-Star Learning Program

Hosted by the Learning and Skills Group, the session will include a discussion of training best practices.

AUSTIN, Texas, March 22, 2023 — Derek Fournier, Vice President of Training at Sonesta Hotels, will join David Wentworth, VP, Learning & Talent Development Platform Evangelist at Schoox for “Sonesta Hotels Delivers a 5-Star Learning Program”, a live discussion, on Thursday, March 23 at 8:00a EDT / 12:00p GMT.

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta), is the 8th largest hospitality company in the U.S. Last year it added 74 properties to its franchised portfolio. The new properties expand Sonesta’s global presence to 100,000 guest rooms across 17 brands in 8 countries.

Sonesta Hotels needs to ensure over 9,000 staff around the world are provided with a consistent training experience. Their standardized learning and development program in turn serves to ensure delivery of an incredible guest experience across all locations, whether they are corporate or franchised.

During the session, Derek will discuss:

  • How eLearning combined with on-the-job training ensures consistency of training across properties.
  • Ways skills assessments prepare each employee for success.
  • Technologies used as the foundation of their learning strategy.

Enroll on the registration page today and secure your virtual seat. Visit Schoox’s website to learn more about their award-winning learning and talent development solutions.

About Sonesta Hotels

Sonesta is the 8th largest hotel company according to Smith Travel Research (STR) with approximately 1,200 properties totaling 100,000 guest rooms across 17 brands in eight countries. Sonesta owns, manages and/or franchises under The Royal Sonesta; The James, Sonesta Hotels & Resorts; Sonesta Select; Sonesta Essential, 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 email

About Schoox

Schoox is workplace learning software with a people-first twist. People aren’t cogs, and Schoox was designed for how humans actually learn. We keep learners curious by letting you deliver more kinds of content wherever they are, from the front line to the corporate office. And by making learning easy, accessible, rewarding, and fun, we help you get everyone more excited about their career development. Learners can “up” their skills, grow on the job, and get more done—and you can measure the impact of their awesome accomplishments. Schoox powers people-focused learning experiences for organizations around the world, including Subway, Celebrity Cruises, Phillips 66, and Sonesta Hotels. Learn more at

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