Appointed General Manager
At Royal Sonesta Houston - TX, USA
Industry veteran Jeffrey Fuller has joined the Royal Sonesta Houston as General
Manager. In this capacity, he now helms one of the Bayou City’s most exciting, new
upscale hotel products. Fresh off a nearly $30-million renovation, the landmark, 485-
room property features the largest meeting and event offering – 50,000 square feet –
in the Galleria/Uptown area, a premier destination for group, leisure and business
Prior to his appointment at the Royal Sonesta Houston, Fuller was employed by John
Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, he was the General Manager of the
Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center in South Carolina where he
achieved the highest REVPAR increase in Embassy Suites’ Resort Division for 2013.
Before that, Fuller was the General Manager of Embassy Suites DFW Airport North
Outdoor World. Located in Dallas, TX, the property is of one only nine Embassy Suites
with a AAA Four-Diamond ranking.
From 2006 until 2008, Fuller was the General Manager of the AAA Four-Diamond-rated
Mansion on Forsyth Park, a Kessler Collection member encompassing a luxury, 126-
room hotel, 13-unit bed and breakfast, full-service spa, cooking school and art gallery.
While under his direction, the Savannah, GA property earned a spot on Conde Nast
Traveler magazine’s coveted Gold List. From 2004 until 2006, Fuller was the General
Manager of Charlotte, NC’s former Park Hotel, which he transitioned to Charlotte
Marriott SouthPark by overseeing its sale.
Fuller began his career with Marriott International in 1977. During his nine years with
the company, he held a variety of positions, including Marketing Director for the
Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria and National Sales Director. He has also
held long term positions with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, managing Sheraton and
Marriott branded properties in Atlanta, GA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Toledo, OH, as well as
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, where he served as a Regional Vice President/Operations
and General Manager.
Fuller holds a B.A. from Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business.