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James E. Sichta Promoted to Partner & Vice-President Operations at Broughton Hospitality Group


Huntington Beach, California - May 5, 2005, Larry Broughton, president of Broughton Hospitality Group (BHG) headquartered here, has announced the promotion of James E. Sichta to Partner & Vice-President-Operations. Previously, Sichta was Director of Operations and served as General Manager at several BHG hotels beginning in 2001. As a member of BHG's executive team, Sichta provides leadership and direction for general managers at all BHG properties in the areas of Rooms Management;  Food & Beverage Management; Guest Services/Satisfaction; Human Resources as well as  owner/investor reporting.

BHG properties include Hotel Huntington Beach in Huntington Beach, CA ; The Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica, CA ; Wine Valley Inn, Santa Ynez Valley, CA ; Inn of the Spanish Garden, Santa Barbara, CA, ; Hotel Mojave in Palm Desert, CA  and Casa Iguana Hotel in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Prior to joining BHG, Sichta built a career of progressive responsibility in the hospitality industry, including key management positions with Outrigger Lodging, Best Western, Crowne Plaza, Princess Hotels and was Resident Manager of the 4-diamond Marquis Resort in Palm Springs.  Sichta's upbeat management style is complemented by his hospitality industry training and education.  He has obtained accreditation with the American Hotel & Lodging Associations as a Certified Rooms Division Executive (CRDE), and graduated with honors with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from Echols International Hotel School in 1988.

According to Larry Broughton, "This significant promotion assists BHG in meeting the demands of our growing organization, and shows the appreciation we have for Jim's dedication, loyalty and positive contributions he has made to the management company and our member hotels. It also reflects the commitment we have to seek continued growth opportunities throughout all levels of the organization." 

Broughton Hospitality Group is an innovative hospitality management company that combines an upbeat operating style and creative spirit with results-oriented business practices for independent lodging properties.


Larry Broughton, 
Broughton Hospitality Group
TEL: (714) 848-2224

Also See: Broughton Hospitality Group Now Operating The Georgian Hotel, Santa Monica, California / December 2004
Broughton Hospitality Group Assumes Management of the Wine Valley Inn in Santa Ynez Valley, California / October 2004

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