Gaylord Hotels Lends a Hand to Wounded Warrior Project

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Rooms for Good program to honor our nation’s wounded service members in May and June

"The Rooms for Good program has allowed us to assist many great causes, and we are honored to support our country's many brave service men and women this May and June." - Amy Atkinson, VP of Marketing and Public Relations, Gaylord Hotels

Gaylord Hotels is helping support America’s injured service men and women this May and June. The hotel company has been working to support charities through its Rooms for Good program during the last year, and today announced its 2012 partnership with Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP). The internationally recognized organization works to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members. Gaylord Hotels will donate 10 percent of the proceeds raised through a special package rate booked at all four Gaylord Hotels resorts throughout May and June. Gaylord Hotels partnered with WWP in 2011 with its Rooms for Good program as well.

“We are honored to once again work with Wounded Warrior Project and support America’s injured armed forces,” said Amy A. Atkinson, vice president of marketing and public relations, Gaylord Hotels. “Our Rooms for Good program gives guests the opportunity to enjoy a fun getaway while contributing a bit to an important cause. The Rooms for Good program has allowed us to assist many great causes, and we are honored to support our country’s many brave service men and women this May and June.”

WWP’s mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. The organization seeks to assist those men and women of our armed forces who incur service-connected wounds, injuries and illnesses on or after September 11, 2001 by providing unique, direct programming and services tailored to meet their needs and those of their families.

“We are grateful to have been chosen as a beneficiary of Gaylord Hotels’ Room for Good program,” said Jonathan Sullivan, Development, Wounded Warrior Project. “Our mission is assisted through the generosity of our corporate supporters and their customers who connect with the cause of honoring and empowering our nation’s heroes.”

The Rooms for Good package rate starts at $179* per couple and includes one-night accommodations and breakfast for two at the four Gaylord Hotels resorts, located near some of America’s most popular destinations including the Washington, D.C. metro area; Orlando, Fla., in Kissimmee; in Nashville, Tenn. and in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Special military package rates start at $139* per couple and are available for active and retired military with proper identification.

For more information about the program and to book a Rooms for Good package, visit http://www.RoomsForGood.com.

About Gaylord Hotels®
Gaylord Hotels® is a collection of four upscale resorts which afford endless opportunities for leisure travelers and conventioneers. The hotel company’s hallmark – “everything in one place” – provides vacationers with diverse dining options, quality spa and fitness center services, top-notch entertainment, onsite shopping and endless activities – all within each resort. A pioneer in the hotel and convention industry with properties in the nation’s most desirable destinations, Gaylord Hotels include Gaylord Opryland® in Nashville, Tennessee; Gaylord Palms® in Kissimmee, Florida near Orlando; Gaylord Texan® on Lake Grapevine near Dallas, Texas; and Gaylord National® on the Potomac in National Harbor, Maryland. Gaylord Hotels is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a leading hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, please visit http://www.GaylordHotels.com.

About Wounded Warrior Project™
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.

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*The rate varies at each resort and excludes tax, parking and resort fee.

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