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Mohegan Sun Wins Multiple Telly Awards

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Mohegan Sun wins 8 awards at the 37th Annual Telly Awards, which honor the very best in film & video

UNCASVILLE, CT (August 1, 2016) – Mohegan Sun, one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining, shopping and convention destinations in the United States, is proud to announce they have been awarded eight 2016 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards are the premier awards honoring the finest in film and video productions, web commercials and local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs.

  • In Travel/Tourism, Mohegan Sun won a 2016 Silver Telly Award, the highest award possible, for its Full of Life Brand TV Campaign for “Regional Television”.  Outside of the Travel/Tourism category, Mohegan Sun also took home a Bronze award in the overall “How To/Instructional” category for Mohegan Sun’s Craps 101 online video.

“It’s great recognition for the employees here who work hard on developing effective marketing strategies as well as a credit to our long-standing partner’s, Primal-NY and Taxi NY, who our teams work closely with on a daily basis. To win awards in TV and video production in today’s constantly changing world of communications, is really an achievement we can all be proud of,” said SVP of Marketing Communications for the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, George Galinsky.

Additional awards for Film/Video category include:

  • The Wolf Den, a Bronze award in the “Music/Concert” category
  • Corporate Human Resources, three Bronze awards in the “Recruitment & Employee Communications Advertising Corporate Images” categories.
  • The Full of Life Brand TV campaign also took home a Bronze award for “TV Campaign – Promotional/Branding”.

The Annual Telly Awards showcase the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and corporate video departments in the world. It is a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 12,000 entries annually from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

About Mohegan Sun:

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun, Instagram @mohegansun, view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Mohegan Sun Golf Club To Open On Friday, April 15th

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

18-hole championship course to open 2016 season after multiple improvements made in the off-season

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 24, 2016) – It’s time to get back out there! Friday, April 15th will mark the official opening of Mohegan Sun Golf Club for the 2016 season. Open to all resort and public play, there is much to be excited about this year.

Stretching along the hills of beautiful southeastern, CT in the town of Baltic, Mohegan Sun Golf Club is just a short drive from Mohegan Sun and has long been recognized as one of the most scenic, well-designed and professionally kept courses in the region. New for 2016 is a fully revamped golf shop as well as a new club repair shop, redesign of the third hole green complex, 15,000 square foot natural practice tee with a pitching and bunker practice area, all-new high-end GPS enabled golf carts, FlightScope training technology and a new golf fitness room ready for core strength training in addition to programs designed for improvements in balance, posture and alignment.

Mohegan Sun Golf Club is also home to a very spacious banquet facility ready to host a variety of private parties, including group golf outings, corporate events, weddings and receptions, reunions, birthdays and more. For more information, call 860.862.9261 or visit mohegansungolfclub.com/weddings-parties/

Also, available from April 14th through November 21st, 2016 is a Stay & Play hotel golf package that includes a round of 18 holes and overnight accommodations to Mohegan Sun’s world-class hotel. Call 1.888.777.7922 for booking information.

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on     Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun’s Hotel Voted “Best In Connecticut”

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Travel and Leisure readers agree, Mohegan Sun is home to Connecticut’s premier hotel

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 29, 2015) – Located alongside and providing panoramic views of the Thames River and surrounding New England countryside, the 34-story hotel at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT is one of the most beautiful towers in all of Connecticut. And it is being recognized now as one of the best too, in a recent article showcasing the best hotels in every state in Travel and Leisure!

The scores came in from hotels that T+L readers have voted on in the publication’s World’s Best Awards. Everything from quality of rooms, location, service, dining options, nightlife and value were rated. It’s hard to argue with where things netted out too, as once guests and business goers arrive, they’re treated to one of the most impeccable and breathtaking hotel lobbies to be found anywhere. From there, Mohegan Sun’s hotel has 1,200 spacious and elegantly appointed rooms and over 170 luxury filled suites. Thirty dining options, including the likes of Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain and Michael Jordan’s Steak House, as well as a 22,000 square-foot spa & fitness center and a 27,000 square-foot solarium with an indoor/outdoor pool and whirlpool, are just steps away as well.

In the fall of 2016, Mohegan Sun is also slated to open another hotel tower, Earth Tower, that will feature 400 deluxe guest rooms, indoor pool and fitness center and even more meeting space. For more information, visit: Earth Tower.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.