SPOKANE, WA, May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today its franchise hotel, the Red Lion Inn & Suites Kennewick, was recently sold and the new owner has entered into a franchise agreement to continue to operate the hotel under the brand. As part of the franchise agreement, the new owner will add improvements to the property including a new fitness center. The 61-room property, located at 602 North Young Street, opened in March 2013 as the Red Lion Inn & Suites Kennewick, Washington. The hotel has an indoor swimming pool, serves complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi to its guests, and is within walking distance to Three Rivers Convention Center and the Toyota Center. About Red Lion Hotels Corporation:

Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE:RLH) is a hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, ownership and operation of hotels. As of May 6, 2014, the company has 54 hotels system wide and also owns and operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.redlion.com. Social Media: www.Facebook.com/RedLionHotels www.Twitter.com/RedLionHotels  www.Instagram.com/RedLionHotels   
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