News for the Hospitality Executive
Butler National / Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge
Accelerate Plan to Develop and Operate First Class Hotel
with Vista Host, Inc.
OLATHE, Kan., April 13, 2010 - Butler National Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: BUKS), a leading manufacturer and provider of support systems for aircraft and a recognized provider of professional management services in the gaming industry, announce that BHCMC, LLC, manager under contract for the Boot Hill Casino & Resort, and Vista Host, Inc. plan to develop and operate a first-class hotel at Boot Hill Casino & Resort. Detail design for the hotel originally presented with the State of Kansas contract approved in December 2009 is planned to start immediately with construction to commence as soon as possible thereafter. Hotel opening is planned in 2011.
Clark D. Stewart, President of BHCMC, LLC commented: "Vista Host is a good fit for Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City. We are excited about the future potential of a new Marriott or Hilton branded property at Boot Hill Casino & Resort. This is a major addition to the resort destination experience."
Mike Harrell, Chairman and CEO of Vista Host, Inc. commented: "We are excited about the opportunity with Boot Hill Casino & Resort. Dodge City offers an excellent opportunity to expand our portfolio of Marriott and Hilton products. The Casino and adjacent Events Center will be integral to the success of our hotel."
Vista Host is a Houston based Hotel Management Company serving owners of Hampton Inns, Hampton Inns & Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inns, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Homewood Suites by Hilton, and Comfort Suites across the country. Currently Vista Host operates and manages 25 properties in 11 states. The Company was founded in 1977, and operates exclusively in the hospitality industry with property types varying widely fromAlbany, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Vista Host has developed and/or managed over 75 lodging properties since its inception.
ABOUT BOOT HILL CASINO & RESORT:
Craig D. Stewart, Investor Relations
Jim Drewitz, Public Relations
|Also See:||The Boot Hill Casino and Resort Opens in Dodge City, Kansas; Owned and Operated by the State of Kansas, the $48 million First Phase Employs 265 / December 2009|