DENVER, Jan. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today the opening of a Red Lion Inn & Suites in Long Island City, New York. The recently converted property features 80 guest rooms, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and an on-site fitness center.

Red Lion Inn & Suites Long Island City is located one block from the New York City subway, providing guests with easy access to all of New York’s five boroughs and attractions. Located down the street, MOMA PS1 is a modern art museum set in a remodeled school, home to one of the oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the United States.

“Red Lion Inn & Suites Long Island City is a welcome addition to the RLH Corporation family,” said Chief Development Officer Paul Sacco. “2018 is set to be a vital year for RLH Corporation as we continue to grow our upscale brands. Red Lion Inn & Suites Long Island City will be an important property as we continue our aggressive expansion.”

The Red Lion Inn & Suites Long Island City is located at 42-24 Crescent St. The property is just 15 minutes from LaGuardia Airport via subway and is in close proximity to all of New York’s admired attractions.

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About RLH Corporation
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is an innovative hotel company doing business as RLH Corporation and focuses on the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels. The company focuses on maximizing return on invested capital for hotel owners across North America through relevant brands, industry-leading technology and forward-thinking services. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.rlhco.com.

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