RLHC Secures Second Red Lion Hotel in Florida Near Walt Disney World(R) Resort
Following Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, Kissimmee Property Set to Reopen as Red Lion Hotel by November
RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) announced today the Company will open a second Red Lion Hotel near Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida after securing a franchise license agreement with the owners. Also located in Kissimmee, the hotel is currently closed and undergoing extensive renovations before its planned reopening by November 2016.
"Dreams really do come true," said RLHC Senior Vice President and Chief Franchise Officer Brian Quinn. "Within a month, we have signed nearly 1,000 rooms in the Disney main gate area, both owned and operated by the same highly regarded group. Both Orlando-Kissimmee hotels are great sister properties to our successful location near Disneyland® Park in Anaheim, California."
The future Red Lion Hotel Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South, located at 5150 West US Highway 192 in Kissimmee, is also near Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, Epcot®, Disney Hollywood Studios®,Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney Springs™, and other area attractions.
When it reopens, the hotel will feature 416 guest rooms and suites, an outdoor pool with a lazy river and children's play area, a full service restaurant, a poolside sports bar, business center, multilingual staff, complimentary parking and concierge services.
In December, the Company opened its first Red Lion branded franchise location in Florida, the Red Lion Hotel Orlando - Kissimmee Maingate, 7300 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy.
About RLH Corporation
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is an innovative hotel company doing business as RLH Corporation and focuses on the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels. The company focuses on maximizing return on invested capital for hotel owners across North America through relevant brands, industry-leading technology and forward-thinking services. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.rlhco.com.