Red Lion Inks Two CA Franchise Agreements

SPOKANE, WA—Red Lion Hotels Corp. has signed franchise license agreements with two owners in Northern California.

The first property will be a Red Lion Inn, located in Rancho Cordova, near Sacramento. The hotel was built as a Fairfield Inn by Marriott. The 111-room, limited-service Red Lion is expected to open in January.

The second property will be the Red Lion Hotel Oakland International Airport. The property is currently an independent, full-service airport hotel with 189 rooms. It is expected to be converted in early 2011.