The DeSoto Names Miranda Marchant as Marketing and Communications Manager

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The DeSoto is pleased to welcome Miranda Marchant as the new marketing and communications manager of the 127-year-old iconic hotel located at 15 E. Liberty St. in historic downtown Savannah, Ga.

Prior to joining The DeSoto Hotel, Marchant worked at Brasseler, USA as their marketing and product coordinator before moving up to marketing manager for their rotary product segment. She has 11 years of experience in developing business plans, creating marketing campaigns and designing media for both print and digital. Marchant graduated from Leadership Savannah this year and is a member of the American Marketing Association.

Marchant earned her undergraduate degree in journalism and advertising from the University of Georgia and currently resides in Savannah, Ga.



Located at 15 E. Liberty St., The DeSoto is nestled in the heart of Savannah, Georgia’s historic district where genuine southern hospitality meets a personalized boutique hotel experience. The original DeSoto opened its doors on New Year’s Eve in 1890 and today stands as an extraordinary 246-room iconic hotel long considered a fixture in gracious service and southern hospitality in the community. The newly-renovated property is within walking distance to historic squares and museums, locally owned boutiques, flavorful culinary experiences, unique art galleries, and the city’s largest green space at Forsyth Park. For more information, please visit



Sotherly Hotels Inc. is led by Andrew M. Sims, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Sims has served in this capacity since leading the company's initial public offering in 2004 as MHI Hospitality Corporation. Mr. Sims' association with Sotherly Hotels and MHI Hotels Services continues a family tradition in the hotel industry which began with his father, Edgar Sims Jr. who founded MHI Hotels Services as Maryland Hospitality, Inc. in 1957. For more information on Sotherly Hotels Inc. please visit or contact Lindsay Jackson at

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