SPOKANE, Wash., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE:RLH) today announced the addition of Angela Landgraf as Senior Vice President of Business Development. To capitalize on the expansion prospects for Red Lion into leading markets around the country, Landgraf will manage hotel acquisitions and development. In her role, she will also act as a liaison between the company and hotel owners to facilitate hotel conversion opportunities for Red Lion. "Angela's depth of real estate development experience with some of the largest hotel brands in the country will be a valuable addition," said Greg T. Mount, President and CEO of Red Lion Hotels Corporation. "Her strength lies in her ability to create strategic partner relationships and provide opportunities to investors and owners." Landgraf has more than 20 years of business development and sales experience in the hospitality industry, specializing in hotel real estate and operations for independent luxury boutique hotels and branded full-service and select-service hotels. Prior to joining Red Lion, Landgraf was Senior Vice President of Business Development & Management Services for Richfield Hospitality for nearly five years where she aggressively grew the hotel portfolio through acquisitions, JV partnerships and third party management contracts. She has also worked in management services for Sage Hospitality, and real estate business development and operations both for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and for InterContinental Hotel Group. About Red Lion Hotels Corporation:
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Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE:RLH) is a hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, ownership and operation of hotels located in ten states and one Canadian province. As of April 15, 2014, the company has 54 hotels system wide. The Red Lion Hotels and Red Lion Inn & Suites network is comprised of 52 hotels with 9,014 rooms and 457,222 square feet of meeting space. The Leo Hotel Collection is comprised of two hotels with 3,256 rooms and 241,000 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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