is a hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville, Tenn. Its hotels include the Gaylord Palms in
, Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Gaylord Texan near Dallas, and Gaylord National in National Harbor, Md. The company's holdings also include country music's Grand Ole Opry and a number of other entities.
2011 rank: 66
2010 rank: 70
Full-time employees in 2011: 1,023
Part-time employees in 2011: 71
Total employees in 2011: 1,094
Total employees in 2010: 900