SPOKANE, Wash., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) is pleased to announce three grand opening celebrations for its hotels in New Mexico. These hotels have expanded the company's western United States footprint from eight states to nine.
Red Lion Hotel Farmington is located in the Four Corners region of New Mexico. The 192 room full service hotel, located at 700 Scott Avenue, was formerly the Best Western Inn & Suites of Farmington.
The Red Lion Hotel Grants is located on the historic Route 66, about 80 miles west of Albuquerque. Grants is known for its proximity to ancient Anasazi ruins and for its outdoor recreation in the Zuni Mountains. The 126-room hotel located at 1501 E. Santa Fe Avenue was formerly the Best Western Inn & Suites of Grants.
The Red Lion Hotel Gallup is located on the historic Route 66, about 130 miles west of Albuquerque. Gallup is a regional trade and transportation center, close to the Navajo Reservation. The 126 room full service hotel, located at 3009 West Highway 66, was formerly the Best Western Inn & Suites of Gallup.
The RLH franchising team is targeting full and limited service Red Lion Hotels in 11 Western States and British Columbia for conversion to the Red Lion brand.
About Red Lion Hotels Corporation:
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is a hospitality and leisure company primarily engaged in the ownership, operation and franchising of midscale hotels under its Red Lion® brand. As of December 31, 2011, the RLH hotel network was comprised of 48 hotels located in nine states and one Canadian province, with 9,010 rooms and 452,387 square feet of meeting space. The company 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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Red Lion Hotels Corporation
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