Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel & Convention Center

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Coordinates: 32°57′14″N 97°03′53″W / 32.9539°N 97.0646°W / 32.9539; -97.0646

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center hotel main entrance
General information
Location Grapevine, Texas
Owner Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc.
Management Marriott International
Technical details
Floor count 9
Design and construction
Architect Hnedak Bobo Group, Inc.
Other information
Number of rooms 1,511
Number of suites 127
Number of restaurants 4
Website
Gaylord Texan
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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center is a hotel and convention center, opened in Grapevine, Texas minutes from Dallas - Fort Worth, on April 4, 2004. It has 400,000 sq ft (37,000 m2) of meeting space and 1,511 guest rooms.

Gaylord Texan is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment Company), and operated by Marriott International. It is a sister hotel to the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, and Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.

In 2004, 2005 and 2009, it was the location of QuakeCon, a major gaming convention based in Texas.[3]

The resort hosted the National Conference of the Technology Student Association from June 28, 2015 through July 2, 2015.[4]

The resort is the official hotel of the Dallas Cowboys NFL team.[5]

Annual Event[edit]

The resort features an annual event with different themes each year. The event is called ICE! and Lone Star Christmas and is sponsored by different corporations every year. Each annual exhibit is a different holiday theme such as Charlie Brown, Nutcracker, Shrek, and Frosty the Snowman.

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