Red Lion Inn & Suites Opens in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, Miss., July 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) will open the doors today to its newly converted property, the Red Lion Inn & Suites Hattiesburg. The opening marks the continuation of the brand’s expansion plan to open 100 properties in 100 weeks.

"Red Lion Inn & Suites Hattiesburg joins Cabot Lodge Jackson a Red Lion Hotel as the second RLHC hotel in Mississippi," said Chief Franchise Officer, Brian Quinn. "Hattiesburg offers a great variety of attractions and we are excited to increase our presence in the south with this opening. Travelers to Hattiesburg can now rely on the service and innovation that distinguishes RLHC properties."

The hotel features 153 rooms with a fitness center, business center and pool. Additional property amenities include complimentary breakfast and pet-friendly accommodations.

The Red Lion Inn & Suites Hattiesburg is located conveniently off I-59 at 4301 Hardy Street. Nearby attractions in the region include the All American Rose Garden, Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, City Center, Cloverleaf Mall, Extreme Skate Zone and Forrest County Multipurpose Center. Hattiesburg is also known for its antique shopping, southern dining and has a reputation as a golfing destination with 17 public courses in the area, including Canebrake Golf Course.

About RLHC:
Red Lion Hotels Corporation, established in 1959, is a national 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 and Settle Inn brands. The company also owns and operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business under the brand name TicketsWest. For more information, please visit the company's website at

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