SPOKANE, Wash., April 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) announced today the company converted the Red Lion Hotel Cincinnati/Sharonville following a significant investment by the owners.
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"We are a large convention and group business property and Red Lion Hotels serves that market very well," said Kumar Vemulapalli of Durga, LLC., regional developer and owner of the hotel.
"Cincinnati has been one of our top target markets because of all the growth the city has been experiencing," said RLHC Chief Franchise Officer Brian Quinn. "This property is perfectly located with multiple new construction facilities for meetings and sports events nearby."
The Red Lion Hotel Cincinnati/Sharonville, 11320 Chester Road, has 184 rooms and is located 16 miles north of downtown Cincinnati south of the I-75 and I-275 corridor. The hotel has both indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, a business center and a restaurant, the Sharon Hill Bar & Grill. The property also has approximately 17,000 square feet of meeting space and is located across the street from the Sharonville Convention Center, the only LEED-certified meeting space in the Cincinnati area, offering 65,000 of useable square feet. Adjacent to the hotel are the new multi-million dollar athletic and entertainment facilities currently under development by Princeton City Schools and the CoCo Key Water Resort, featuring four 40-foot water slides.
The Great American Ball Park, American Sign Museum, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Krohn Conservatory are just a few of the many attractions in the region. Cincinnati, Ohio, is located at the tri-state intersection of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The city is corporate headquarters to 10 Fortune 500 companies including Macy's, Kroger Co. and Procter & Gamble Co.
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is a hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, management and ownership of midscale and upscale hotels. Established in 1959, the company has more than 55 hotels system wide and also owns and operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.redlion.com.
CONTACT: Pam Scott VP, Corporate Communications 509-777-6393 509-570-4610 Pam.Scott@redlion.com
Source:Red Lion Hotels Corporation