Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust
TSX : RYL.DB.A
TSX : RYL.UN
TSX : RYL.DB.B
TSX : RYL.DB.C

Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust

April 16, 2007 16:49 ET

Royal Host REIT to Announce First Quarter Results

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:RYL.UN) (TSX:RYL.DB.A) (TSX:RYL.DB.B) (TSX:RYL.DB.C) ("Royal Host") will release its first quarter results on Monday, May 7, 2007 to be followed by an investor conference call on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Investors and analysts are invited to access the call by dialing 1-877-888-4210 or 1-416-695-9712. You will be required to identify yourself and indicate if you represent an organization or you are a private investor. A recording of this call will be made available beginning May 8 through May 22, 2007. To access this recording please dial 1-888-509-0081 or 1-416-695-5275 and provide the playback password 642717.

Royal Host's core businesses are hotel ownership, management and franchising. Royal Host owns 37 hotels, comprising 4,500 rooms, manages additional properties for third parties, and franchises over 100 locations (including 15 owned by Royal Host) under the Travelodge® and Thriftlodge® banners.

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.A", "RYL.DB.B" and "RYL.DB.C", respectively.

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