Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust

Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust

October 15, 2007 16:03 ET

Royal Host REIT to Announce Third Quarter Results

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2007) - Royal Host Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:RYL.UN) (TSX:RYL.DB.A) (TSX:RYL.DB.B) (TSX:RYL.DB.C) (TSX:RYL.DB.D) ("Royal Host") will release its third quarter results on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 to be followed by an investor conference call on Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Investors and analysts are invited to access the call by dialing 1-800-952-4972 or 1-416-695-5259. 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 November 8 through November 16, 2007. To access this recording please dial 1-800-408-3053 or 1-416-695-5800 and provide the playback password 3236771.

Royal Host's core businesses are hotel ownership, management and franchising in Canada. Royal Host is committed to delivering an excellent hospitality experience to its guests and value to its Unitholders.

The Trust owns a diversified portfolio of 37 properties, comprising more than 4,500 guest rooms in the mid-market to upscale hospitality segments. Royal Host properties operate under such brands as Best Western®, Country Inns & Suites®, Hilton®, Holiday Inn®, Ramada®, Super 8®, Thriftlodge® and Travelodge®, as well as a number of unbranded properties such as the Chimo Hotel in Ottawa and the Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre in Kelowna. In addition to providing management services for its own portfolio, Royal Host manages a number of properties on behalf of third parties.

Royal Host owns the master franchise rights for Travelodge® and Thriftlodge® in Canada, of which there are over 100 franchise locations, including 15 owned by the Trust. Royal Host trust units and convertible debentures are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols "RYL.UN", "RYL.DB.A", "RYL.DB.B", "RYL.DB.C" and "RYL.DB.D", respectively.

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