Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust

Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust

November 15, 2006 17:22 ET

Royal Host REIT Announces November 2006 Distribution of $0.05 to Unitholders

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) - Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:RYL.UN) (TSX:RYL.DB) (TSX:RYL.DB.A) (TSX:RYL.DB.B) (TSX:RYL.DB.C) ("Royal Host") has declared its November 2006 distribution of $0.05 per unit, payable December 29, 2006 to Unitholders of record as of December 15, 2006. This distribution is the 109th consecutive monthly distribution to Unitholders and brings the total funds distributed by Royal Host to $6.31 per unit since inception.

Royal Host's core businesses are hotel ownership, management and franchising. Royal Host owns 37 hotels (comprising 4,500 rooms), manages an additional 90 properties for third parties, and franchises 111 locations (including 15 owned by the Trust) under the Travelodge and Thriftlodge banners, for a total of 18,000 guestrooms in the economy, mid-market and upscale hospitality segments.

Royal Host is committed to creating stable and repeatable earnings through high quality assets, efficient operations and exceptional people. Through strategic management and growth of its assets, and ongoing training, communication and teamwork, it is committed to achieving ongoing improvements to its bottom line results. Royal Host Units and Convertible Debentures are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols "RYL.UN", "RYL.DB", "RYL.DB.A", "RYL.DB.B" and "RYL.DB.C" respectively.

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