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Press Release10 November 2016

RLHC to Add Red Lion Inn & Suites in Fayetteville, North Carolina and GuestHouse Hotel in Warner Robins, Georgia

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SPOKANE, Wash., (November 10, 2016) — RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) announced today that the company has entered into franchise license agreements to open a Red Lion Inn & Suites in Fayetteville, North Carolina and a GuestHouse Hotel in Warner Robins, Georgia. The properties are expected to convert to their respective new brands during the first half of 2017.


"RLHC is very excited to add these great properties to our family of brands," said EVP and President of Global Development Roger Bloss. "Backed by committed support, turnkey conversion and development programs, and innovative technology, hoteliers across North America continue to turn to RLHC to maximize their investment and enter the world of forward-thinking hospitality."

The Fayetteville property will become the first Red Lion Inn & Suites in North Carolina. Conveniently located off I-95 just five miles from downtown Fayetteville, the hotel has 121 guest rooms and features free Wi-Fi and hot breakfast, a fitness center, outdoor pool, and business center.

Greater Fayetteville holds fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while providing the cultural and entertainment amenities of bigger cities, including great restaurants, museums, unique shopping, musical and sporting events, kid-friendly fun, art galleries, gardens, trails and parks, not to mention nearby Fort Bragg that solidifies the city's deep roots in all things military.

The Warner Robins property will also become the first GuestHouse in Georgia. With 41 guest rooms, the hotel will be a valued option in town with free breakfast, access to a fitness center and close proximity to restaurants, Robins Air Force Base, the Museum of Aviation, Middle Georgia Technical College, Georgia National Fairgrounds, Macon State College and the Homer Walker Civic Center.

About RLHC

Red Lion Hotels Corporation, established in 1959, is an international hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels under the Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites, GuestHouse, Settle Inn, Vantage Hotels, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Lexington by Vantage, America's Best Inns & Suites, Country Hearth Inns, Jameson Inn, Signature Inn and 3 Palms Hotels & Resorts 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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