Gaylord will report its full second quarter 2012 results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. Management will hold a conference call to discuss the quarter's results and the company's outlook at 10:00 a.m. ET on the same day. This call is being web cast by CCBN and can be accessed at Gaylord Entertainment's Investor Relations Web site at http://ir.gaylordentertainment.com.About Gaylord Entertainment Gaylord Entertainment, a leading hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville, Tenn., owns and operates Gaylord Hotels ( www.gaylordhotels.com), its network of upscale, meetings-focused resorts, and the Grand Ole Opry ( www.opry.com), the weekly showcase of country music’s finest performers for more than 80 consecutive years. The Company's entertainment brands and properties include the Radisson Hotel Opryland, Ryman Auditorium, General Jackson Showboat, Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Wildhorse Saloon, and WSM-AM. For more information about the Company, visit www.GaylordEntertainment.com. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains statements as to the Company’s beliefs and expectations of the outcome of future events that are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can identify these statements by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Examples of these statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Marriott sale transaction, the Company’s expectation to elect REIT status, the timing and effect of that election, the amount of conversion or other costs relating to the transactions, and other business or operational issues. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These include the risks and uncertainties associated with refinancing our indebtedness prior to its various maturities, economic conditions affecting the hospitality business generally, rising labor and benefits costs, the geographic concentration of the Company’s hotel properties, business levels at the Company’s hotels, the Company’s ability to successfully operate its hotels, the failure to receive on a timely basis or otherwise the required approvals of the Company’s stockholders or the private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service, the Company’s ability to elect and qualify for REIT status and the timing and effect(s) of that election, the Company’s ability to remain qualified as a REIT, the timing and amount of the special distribution of the Company’s accumulated earnings and profits, the Company’s and Marriott’s ability to consummate the Marriott sale transaction, operating costs and business disruption may be greater than expected, and the Company’s ability to realize cost savings and revenue enhancements form the proposed REIT conversion and the Marriott sale transaction. Other factors that could cause operating and financial results to differ are described in the filings made from time to time by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and include the risk factors described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. The Company does not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to forward-looking statements made by it to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date hereof or the occurrence of unanticipated events.