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Mohegan Sun Recognized with Condé Nast Traveler’s Esteemed 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Dedicated Readers Named Mohegan Sun’s Resort and Casino Destination “Best of the Best” in Travel

Uncasville, Connecticut (October 17, 2017) – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Mohegan Sun recognized as one of the top 30 resorts in New England. Known as one of the most trusted and respected sources of travel advice around the globe, Mohegan Sun’s inclusion in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards is testament to the brand’s growing presence domestically and abroad, and boasts the all-encompassing resort as a major player in hospitality and entertainment worldwide.

“We are humbled to know Mohegan Sun is so highly-regarded throughout New England and the U.S., and are proud of the Connecticut property’s recognition for its unmatched resort and entertainment offerings,” said Ray Pineault, President and General Manager of Mohegan Sun. “Inclusion in this esteemed annual poll is a major triumph for the Mohegan Sun brand and only further reinforces its position as a world-class leisure destination.”

Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.

Since opening the doors to its flagship property in Connecticut in 1996, Mohegan Sun grew quickly into one of the Western hemisphere’s premier integrated resorts, delivering unforgettable experiences to more than nine million visitors each year. From dining and shopping, to professional sporting events and arena-sized performances, the brand’s commitment to provide new and exciting offerings translated into more than 45 dining restaurants, bars and lounges; a full retail shopping center; a lavish spa; an 18-hole golf course; and three high-energy entertainment venues. Not to mention, Mohegan Sun’s award-winning Arena first opened in 2001 and has since grown into the worlds highest grossing concert venue of its size, welcoming more than 10 million guests since the opening.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 24, 2017. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.

To learn more about Mohegan Sun’s all-encompassing resort property in Uncasville, Connecticut and plan your next visit, go to MoheganSun.com or check out the brand’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining, shopping and meeting 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, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 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 Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

About CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015. www.cntraveler.com

Mohegan Sun Wins Gold Award At 2017 NTA Distinguished Dozen Service Convention

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 1, 2017) – Yesterday, Mohegan Sun was recognized by NTA (National Tour Association) and NTA associated, Courier Magazine, with the Gold Award as part of the Distinguished Dozen at this year’s NTA Convention from America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis.

Graciously accepting the award on Mohegan Sun’s behalf was Bus Sales Manager, Stephen Olender. Olender works closely with Director of Bus Marketing, Dennis Clark, who in acknowledgement of the recognition, said, “It’s an incredible honor to have Mohegan Sun once again named as one of Courier’s Distinguished Dozen and with that, awarded a Gold Award for outstanding service. It’s a true testament to Stephen Olender’s hands-on approach as well as the rest of our great team here at Mohegan Sun, who strive to create the most welcoming, courteous and helpful atmosphere for guests that we can.”

The NTA’s Gold Award recognizes quality of product, level of customer service and dedication to relationship building.

About NTA:

NTA is the leading business association for professionals serving customers traveling to, from and within North America. NTA’s 700 buyer members are tour operators and travel planners who package travel product domestically and around the world. Their seller members — 500 destinations and 1,100 tour suppliers — represent more travel product and more business-to-business networking than any other travel industry association. NTA members have customers and product in the United States, Canada, Mexico and more than 40 other 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 two tower, 1,600 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 80 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 ontwitter.com/mohegansun, Instagram @mohegansun, view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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.