>Gaylord Entertainment Co. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

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>Segment Operating ResultsHospitalityKey components of the Company’s hospitality segment performance in the first quarter of 2009 include:

Same-store RevPAR decreased 22.0 percent to $104.80 in the first quarter of 2009 compared to $134.34 in the prior-year quarter. Same-store Total RevPAR decreased 18.6 percent to $263.35 in the first quarter compared to $323.64 in the prior-year quarter. In the first quarter of 2009, the Gaylord National generated RevPAR and Total RevPAR of $139.33 and $312.24, respectively.

Same-store CCF decreased 32.2 percent to $37.9 million compared to $55.8 million in the prior-year-quarter. Same-Store CCF results for the first quarter 2009 included approximately $2.6 million of special expense related to severance costs. In the first quarter of 2009, the Gaylord National generated CCF of $14.8 million which was adversely impacted by approximately $0.3 million of expense related to severance costs.

Same-store attrition in the first quarter was 16.7 percent compared to 11.1 percent for the same period in 2008. Same-store attrition and cancellation fee collections totaled $6.1 million in the quarter compared to $1.8 million for the same period last year. Gaylord National attrition was 16.9 percent in the quarter and fee collections for attrition and cancellation at the Gaylord National totaled $1.5 million in the quarter.

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