Opryland Acquisition by Marriott

Gaylord CEO Colin Reed

A few weeks back, I detailed out some of my experiences at Opryland as we suffered and recovered from the 2010 Nashville Floods. Not an easy piece to write, and I’m sure for some to read.

At any rate, word reached me that the Gaylord brand has been acquired (subject to approval by Gaylord shareholders) by Marriott International.

The Flood Recovery Dream Team

Here’s a couple links – from The Tennessean, with a nice slideshow, and from the WSJ.

Thinking of my friends in Nashville and hoping all are well.

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