Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) announced today that it will present to investors attending the Deutsche Bank 20 th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thursday, October 11 at 2:50 p.m. MST / 5:50 p.m. EDT. Mark Fioravanti, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Ryman Hospitality Properties will discuss the Company's transaction with Marriott International and the ongoing conversion to a real estate investment trust. Todd Siefert, vice president of corporate finance and treasurer, will also attend the conference. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed on Ryman Hospitality Properties’ website at http://rymanhp.com. To listen to the webcast, please visit the investor relations section of the website at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the scheduled presentation to register, download and install necessary multimedia streaming software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available after the presentation and will run for 30 days. About Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP), formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment Company, a leading hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville Tennessee, is in the process of restructuring its assets and operations in order to elect to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for federal income tax purposes effective as of January 1, 2013, at which time, Ryman Hospitality Properties intends to specialize in group-oriented, destination hotel assets in urban and resort markets. Ryman Hospitality Properties’ owned assets include a network of four upscale, meetings-focused resorts totaling 7,795 rooms that are managed by world-class lodging operator Marriott International under the Gaylord Hotels brand (gaylordhotels.com). Other owned assets, managed or to be managed by an independent third-party manager prior to the REIT election, include Gaylord Springs Golf Links, the Wildhorse Saloon, the General Jackson Showboat and the Radisson Hotel Opryland, a 303-room overflow hotel adjacent to Gaylord Opryland. Ryman Hospitality Properties also owns and operates a number of media and entertainment assets including the Grand Ole Opry (opry.com), the legendary weekly showcase of country music’s finest performers for nearly 90 years; the Ryman Auditorium, the storied former home of the Grand Ole Opry located in downtown Nashville; and WSM-AM, the Opry’s radio home and the only clear-channel station in the U.S. broadcasting music.