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Ryman Hospitality Properties to Host Institutional Investor and Analyst Day on February 14th and 15th at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

Friday, December 21, 2012

Ryman Hospitality Properties to Host Institutional Investor and Analyst Day on February 14th and 15th at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center14:26 EST Friday, December 21, 2012 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) announced today that it will hold an Investor and Analyst Day on Thursday, February 14th, and Friday, February 15th. The event will take place at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, just outside of Washington, DC in National Harbor, MD. The event will feature a cocktail reception and dinner Thursday evening, followed by a breakfast, executive meeting with Q&A, property tour and lunch on Friday. Registration information for analysts and investors interested in attending the event will be announced the first week of January. About Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (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 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. Other owned assets managed by Marriott International include Gaylord Springs Golf Links, the Wildhorse Saloon, the General Jackson Showboat and The Inn at 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 (, 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. For additional information about Ryman Hospitality Properties, visit Investor Relations Contacts:Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc.Mark Fioravanti, 615-316-6588Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Hospitality Properties, Inc.Todd Siefert, 615-316-6344Vice President Corporate Finance & Treasurertsiefert@rymanhp.comorMedia Contacts:Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc.Brian Abrahamson, 615-316-6302Vice President of Corporate & CompanyJosh Hochberg / Dan Zacchei, 212-446-1892 / /