RLHC Signs and Converts Property in Utah Resort Community

SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) today announced the company has signed a franchise license agreement and subsequently converted a hotel in St. George, Utah. The Red Lion Hotel St. George opened today.

“The targeted marketing and distribution offered by the team at RLHC is first rate,” said Victor Patel, who represents the management company for the property.

“This resort community is a fantastic location for us to gain exposure for the Red Lion brands,” said RLHC Chief Franchise Officer Brian Quinn. “We see this hotel appealing to leisure travelers who are here to hike and golf, sports groups here to compete and groups that require meeting space. This property has it all.”

The Red Lion Hotel St. George, 850 S Bluff St, is located just north of I-15 and Utah State Route 18 in the southwest corner of Utah. The property has 164 guest rooms, a restaurant and 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, in addition to both indoor and outdoor pools, a game room, exercise room, gift shop and business center. For guests’ convenience, the property offers on site laundry facilities as well as laundry and dry cleaning services. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered as a benefit to Hello Rewards members.

Top employers in St. George include LHC Health Services Inc., SkyWest Airlines, Inc., and Sunroc Corporation. In addition to golf, Snow Canyon and the nearby town of Mesquite, Nevada, offer boundless outdoor adventure opportunities, such as hiking and biking.

“This is a beautiful part of the country to get outdoors nearly year-round,” Patel added.

About RLHC:
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is a hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels under the Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotel, Red Lion Inn & Suites, GuestHouse International and Settle Inn brands. Established in 1959, the company has 130 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.

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Company Contact: Pam Scott VP, Corporate Communications 509-777-6393 509-570-4610 Pam.Scott@redlion.com

Source: RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation)