Sonesta International Hotels Corporation is engaged in the operation of hotels that it owns in Boston (Cambridge), Massachusetts, and leases in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Company has franchise agreements for hotels in Sint Maarten, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru. It owned and operated a hotel in Key Biscayne, Florida. The Company's hotels are primarily metropolitan and resort hotels in vacation areas, which emphasize luxury accommodations and personal service. It operates Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove. The Company also operates under management agreements hotels in Cairo, Luxor, Taba, Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, and six Nile River cruise vessels. The Company acquired the Hotel Lot, which includes the restaurant, meeting rooms and other hotel facilities. On July 1, 2010, the Company purchased a condominium hotel in Coconut Grove, Florida. In January 2012, Sonesta Acquisition Corp. acquired the Company.