US-based hospitality and leisure company Red Lion Hotels (RLH) has signed franchise licence agreements for two hotels owned by Positive Investments in New Mexico, US.

The 192-room Red Lion Hotel Farmington and the 126-room Red Lion Hotel Gallup were formerly known as the Best Western Inn & Suites of Farmington and the Best Western Inn & Suites of Gallup, respectively.

According to RLH, both properties have begun the conversion process and are expected to open as Red Lion hotels this year.

The RLH hotel network comprises 44 hotels located in eight US states and one Canadian province, with a total of 8,457 rooms and 424,387ft² of combined meeting space.