Gaylord Keeps Grand Ole Opry / Changes Name to Ryman Hospitality

Gaylord Keeps Grand Ole Opry / Changes Name to Ryman Hospitality

Tuesday morning (9-25-12), Gaylord Entertainment shareholders approved a $210 million dollar deal to have Marriott International buy the company and take over management of certain Gaylord assets. As part of the SEC filing, Gaylord also revealed they plan to change the name of the company to Ryman Hospitality Properties, the “Ryman” being from The Ryman Auditorium.