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10/11/2013

Gaylord Hotels®

Gaylord Hotels®
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About Gaylord Hotels®

Gaylord Hotels® is a collection of hotels and upscale resorts that afford endless opportunities for leisure travelers and conventioneers. The brand's hallmark—"everything in one place"—provides guests with diverse dining options, quality spa and fitness center services, top-notch entertainment, on-site shopping and endless activities. Gaylord Hotels is a pioneer in the hotel and convention industry with properties in the nation's most desirable destinations. Gaylord Hotels include Gaylord Opryland® in Nashville, Tenn.; Gaylord Palms® in Kissimmee, Fla. near Orlando; Gaylord Texan® on Lake Grapevine near Dallas, Texas; Gaylord National® on the Potomac in National Harbor, Md.; and The Inn at Opryland® in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, please visit www.GaylordHotels.com.

Gaylord Hotels
With its trademark "everything in one place" dynamic and majestic, climate-controlled glass atriums with indoor gardens, winding pathways and sparkling waterfalls, Gaylord Hotels is a collection of hotels and upscale resorts offering diverse convention, entertainment and lifestyle experiences in Nashville, Orlando, Dallas and Washington, D.C. areas. Guests will discover acres of extraordinary environments that capture the spirit of the region with world-class spas, exciting recreational activities and top-notch entertainment, a variety of signature restaurants and bars, as well as magnificent holiday events and decor. And with The DreamWorks Experience, families can interact with beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation films such as Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar. Known for its impressive scale and flawless customer service, Gaylord Hotels appeal not only to meeting planners and conventioneers as spectacular meeting venues, but to leisure travelers and families looking to celebrate life moments and create meaningful holiday memories.

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is the flagship property of Gaylord Hotels. Recognized around the world for its flawless service, luxurious accommodations and critically heralded entertainment, Gaylord Opryland offers planners 600,000 square feet of flexible meeting, convention, exhibit and pre-function space. Located in Nashville, TN—hailed by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of the "friendliest cities in the United States"—your attendees can head downtown to kick up their heels at the Wildhorse Saloon®, cruise the Cumberland River aboard the General Jackson® Showboat, or stay within the nine-acre complex to enjoy our lush indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls. Guests can also attend a performance of the world-famous Grand Ole Opry® right next door to the hotel, or spend a day on our Scottish-style links at Gaylord Springs® Golf Links. Learn

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, with its stunning Spanish Renaissance architecture, allows you to experience the historic old-world charm of St. Augustine, the island spirit of Key West and the mysterious waters of the Everglades in one extraordinary place, without ever leaving Central Florida. Set in the style and grandeur of a turn-of-the-century Florida mansion, Gaylord Palms offers four acres of themed experiences all under glass, while delivering a truly unique and exciting Florida experience.

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center beckons guests to a new era of Texas-sized convention, meeting, pre-function and exhibit space unlike anything seen before in the Southwest. The magnificent Gaylord Texan, where meeting planners and attendees are embraced by the best of Texas, beams with pride and promise. From the festive restaurants and shops of the Riverwalk to the rugged canyons of Texas Hill Country, Gaylord Texan is a wondrous setting brimming with authentic Texas style and hospitality—proving it's a Lone Star extravaganza where, yes, everything really is bigger and better.

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center is the crown jewel of the newly developed National Harbor, a dynamic waterfront community in the Washington D.C. area / National Harbor, MD. A world-class hotel and convention center covering 41.7 acres, Gaylord National overlooks the monuments and skyline of our nation's capital. Ideally situated along the scenic shoreline of the historic Potomac River, Gaylord National is the largest combined hotel and convention center on the Eastern Seaboard. True to the Gaylord Hotels tradition, this one-of-a-kind environment ignites the imagination and captures the spirit of its region with everything in one place so that you can have it all.

Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a job with Gaylord Hotels?
You can apply for open positions online with each property by at
www.gaylordcareers.com

How do I make reservations?
Reservations can be made online by clicking on the following property links:

Gaylord Opryland Reservations
Gaylord Palms Reservations
Gaylord Texan Reservations
Gaylord National Reservations

What can attendees do in their free time at Gaylord Hotels?
All Gaylord Hotels offer world-class recreation and unique entertainment. Check out the links below for the fun and excitement that awaits you!

Gaylord Opryland Recreation
Gaylord Palms Recreation
Gaylord Texan Recreation
Gaylord National Recreation

Are all Gaylord Hotels equipped with a dedicated exhibition hall and permanent stage?
Yes. Each Gaylord Hotel has a dedicated exhibition hall including 288,000 square feet at Gaylord Opryland, 178,500 square feet at Gaylord Palms, and 180,000 square feet at Gaylord Texan and Gaylord National. Also, each property has a permanent stage with dressing rooms and green rooms. For more information on meeting and exhibition space click on one of the following links:

Gaylord Opryland Meeting Space
Gaylord Palms Meeting Space
Gaylord Texan Meeting Space
Gaylord National Meeting Space

Do your properties service large groups only?
No. Gaylord Hotels were created specifically for meetings and conventions, which means we are able to successfully service both large and small meetings. Gaylord Hotels boasts not only vast meeting and exhibition space, but also our "Hotel within a Hotel" concept, which accommodates the needs of small meetings. No matter what size your event, Gaylord Hotels has the space configurations to deliver an unbeatable meeting experience.

Gaylord Opryland Meetings By Size
Gaylord Palms Meetings By Size
Gaylord Texan Meetings By Size
Gaylord National Meetings By Size

WE ALSO OFFER THE INN AT OPRYLAND, located at 2401 Music Valley Drive in Nashville, Tenn., across from Gaylord Opryland Resort. The hotel offers 303 well-appointed rooms and 16,000 square feet of meeting space. It features a heated indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour business center and complimentary shuttle service to Gaylord Opryland and other neighboring attractions. Learn more at www.TheInnAtOpryland.com or 1-855-5THE-INN (1-855-524-3466).

Contact Us

Gaylord Hotels
Tammy Henry
Director of Marketing & eCommerce
Gaylord Hotels
thenry@gaylordhotels.com

Amy Popper
Group Marketing Manager
Gaylord Hotels
apopper@gaylordhotels.com

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Rachel Dinbokowitz
Public Relations Manager
(301) 965-2111
rdinbokowitz@gaylordhotels.com

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
The Inn at Opryland
Jenny Barker, APR
Director of Media Relations
(615) 458-2877
jbarker@gaylordhotels.com

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Jennifer Bosse
Senior Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator
(407) 586-0383
jbosse@gaylordhotels.com

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Martha Neibling
Director of Marketing & Media Relations
(817) 778-1145
mneibling@gaylordhotels.com