Industry Update
Appointment10 August 2015

Sarka Takovich

Appointed General Manager
At 21c Museum Hotel Lexington - KY, USA

Sarka Takovich 21c Museum Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarka Takovich to the position of general manager of 21c Museum Hotel Lexington, opening in the first quarter of 2016. With over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry and previously director of operations at 21c Louisville, Takovich has experience with luxury and independent boutique properties. Takovich joined the 21c team in 2012 and was a key member of the 21c Bentonville opening team. During her tenure in Bentonville, the property was named the #1 Hot New Hotel in the United States by TripAdvisor and the #2 Hotel in the South by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. In 2014, Takovich was promoted to director of operations for 21c Louisville. Prior to joining 21c Museum Hotels, Takovich spent seven years with Noble House Resorts at Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in Little Torch Key, FL, where she served as director of operations. In her role as general manager of 21c Lexington, she will be responsible for overseeing all hotel operations, sales, and community and guest relations.

21c Museum Hotels

21c Museum Hotels, the award-winning Louisville, Kentucky-based boutique hotel and restaurant group, was founded by contemporary art collectors and preservationists Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson. The couple opened the first 21c Museum Hotel in 2006 along downtown Louisville’s West Main Street, rehabilitating a series of 19th century warehouses.
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