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  La Quinta Hotels Promotes Jim Mitchell to Executive
Vice President Information Technology
Dallas (May 16, 2006) – La Quinta hotels announce the promotion of Jim Mitchell to Executive Vice President Information Technology reporting to Wayne Goldberg, La Quinta’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  He will have responsibility for all areas of the Company’s information systems.  Prior to this promotion, Mr. Mitchell was the Vice President of Business Solutions for the Company.

“With an aggressive growth strategy in place, it is vital that our information systems are not only cost effective but that they are designed to meet our organizational needs as well as the needs of our guests,” said Wayne Goldberg. “Jim has proven his leadership ability and this promotion recognizes his accomplishments.”

Mitchell joined La Quinta in 2001 after five years with Choice Hotels International where he was responsible for international technologies and property systems.  Prior to Choice, he was with EDS where he managed the hospitality franchise system software development department used by several lodging chains.  He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Computer Information Systems from Central Missouri State University.

About La Quinta
LQ Management L.L.C. is one of the largest operators of limited-service hotels in the United States.  Based in Dallas, Texas, the Company operates and provides franchise services to more than 500 hotels in 40 states and Canada under the La Quinta Inns® and La Quinta Inn & Suites® brands.  For reservations or more information about La Quinta, please visit 


Teresa K. Ferguson
Director Communications & Public Relations
LQ Management L.L.C.
909 Hidden Ridge, Suite 600
Irving, Texas 75038
Office:  214-492-6937

Also See: La Quinta Corporation Appoints Wayne B. Goldberg President and Chief Executive Officer and Alan L. Tallis to President and Chief Development Officer / January 2006
When “Selective Service” Means Superior Service / Wayne Goldberg, Executive Vice President of Operations, La Quinta Corporation / June 2005

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