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Mohegan Sun Tops The List Of Best Resorts In Connecticut In U.S. News & World Report

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Mohegan Sun also comes in at #2 for hotels in Connecticut and is a top-100 destination nationally

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 14, 2018) – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, recently announced updated travel rankings for 2018, and topping the list for best resorts in Connecticut is Mohegan Sun. The Connecticut property is also ranked #2 for hotels in the state, and #12 globally, in Best Preferred Lifestyle Collection Hotels.

U.S. News & World Report evaluates over 24,000 luxury hotels using a methodology that combines each hotel’s industry awards with expert and guest reviews. These rankings are part of the expanding U.S. News Travel channel, which evaluates the Best Vacations, Best Cruise Lines and Best Travel Rewards Programs.

“Mohegan Sun has received some impressive recognitions over the last few years, and certainly when they come from major outlets, it’s something we take a great deal of pride in. Our most important core value at Mohegan Sun is providing outstanding service & attention to every single guest. This has certainly played a big role in becoming one of the top resort, gaming and entertainment destinations in the industry!” – President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun, Ray Pineault.

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 millions of visitors each year. From dining and shopping, to professional sporting events and endless entertainment, the brand’s commitment to provide new and exciting offerings translated into more than 50 dining restaurants, bars and lounges; a full retail shopping center; two lavish spas; an 18-hole golf course; and three high-energy entertainment venues. Mohegan Sun was also recently recognized as “Best U.S. Casino” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards as well as one of the 2018 “Best Places To Work” in the Hartford Business Journal.

To learn more about Mohegan Sun’s all-encompassing resort property in Uncasville, Connecticut and to 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 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, 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 U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT:

U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 30 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Mohegan Sun & Connecticut Marine Trades Association Ink Partnership At The Mohegan Sun Expo Center

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Set to open in mid-2018, The Mohegan Sun Expo Center Signs On A Multi-Year Boat Show

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 21, 2017) – It was announced today from The Cabaret Theatre inside Mohegan Sun, that the Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA) signed the first year’s contract of a three year agreement with Mohegan Sun, to host their annual boat show in the all-new Expo Center, which is approaching its final stages of construction at the resort located in scenic, Mystic Country CT. CMTA’s first show at Mohegan Sun will be January of 2019.

With Mohegan Sun’s major convention space expansion, totaling 250,000 square-feet and to include within that, a 125,000 square-foot Expo Center, 20,000 square-foot Earth Ballroom, 15 meeting rooms and 20,000 square-feet earmarked for new dining or entertainment space, CMTA joins Barrett-Jackson & United Natural Foods as partners already planning shows in The Mohegan Sun Expo Center. The expansion is on schedule, with an open date expected for summer 2018.

The Connecticut Marine Trades Association’s trade show is set to begin in January of 2019, and this event will be CMTA’s 50th annual boat show. CMTA Chairman, Ron Helbig, CMTA Executive Director, Kathleen Burns and CMTA Dir. & Show Committee Chair, Phil Gaudreau, among many others, all celebrated the signing along with Mohegan Sun leaders on the morning of December 21st, which included Mohegan Tribal Chairman, Kevin “Red Eagle” Brown, Assistant General Manager of Mohegan Sun, Jeff Hamilton, VP of Expo & Convention Sales of Mohegan Sun, John Washko.

For more information on Mohegan Sun’s meetings & conventions and the new Expo Center, visit: mohegansun.com/meetings

About Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA): The CMTA is a not-for-profit trade association representing boating and related marine industries throughout Connecticut, from the Long Island Sound to the state’s rivers and lakes. Founded in 1954, the CMTA has over 330 member businesses and is dedicated to the well-being of the industry by promoting the interests of recreational boating, improving industry condition, monitoring legislative and regulatory issues, and advancing boating education throughout the state. In 2018, the 49th CMTA produced Hartford Boat Show will be held February 8-11, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford,  CT. www.ctmarinetrades.org or www.hartfordboatshow.com.

About Mohegan Sun: Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, 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 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.

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Elemis Spa At Mohegan Sun Named “Best Casino Hotel Spa” In Prestigious Seventh-Annual SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards

Friday, October 9th, 2009

SpaFinder, Inc., the global spa resource, has announced that Elemis Spa at Mohegan Sun has been named among the top 10 best spas in the world for “Best Casino Hotel Spa” in its seventh-annual SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards. Based on votes submitted by readers of SpaFinder publications, including SpaFinder.com, the awards represent the most comprehensive consumer assessment of the global spa market available today. Over 360,000 votes—a new record for the Readers’ Choice Awards—were cast for favorite spas by continent, country, region and across 27 categories.

“After seven years of enthusiastic consumer participation, our Readers’ Choice Awards have become the industry’s premier award program – the spa world’s answer to the Academy Awards,” said Susie Ellis, President of SpaFinder, Inc.. “Now that there are roughly 15,000 hotel, resort and destination spas operating worldwide, for Elemis Spa at Mohegan Sun to be singled out by our readers is a tremendous honor.”

“We wish to acknowledge Heather Lunny, our Spa Director and her team for continuing to do such an outstanding job,” said Bruce Pine, Senior Vice President of Elemis Spa. “We wish to share this with our friends at Mohegan Sun, without their support this award would not be possible.”

To help consumers identify the very best spas for their specific goals, SpaFinder asked its readers and web visitors to name their top picks for the best spas in 27 unique categories – from “Best for Affordability” and “Best Cuisine” to “Best for Men” and “Best Medical Program.”  More categories were included in 2009 than ever before including new entrants like “Best Environmental Practices” and “Best for Water Sports.” Voters were asked to only cast ballots for stay spas they’ve personally visited within the past three years.

Visit SpaFinder.com For a Complete List of 2009 Winners

A complete listing of Readers’ Choice Award winners will be featured in SpaFinder’s 2010 Global Spa and Wellness Directory, the definitive guide to spa and wellness destinations worldwide – and can also be viewed at: http://www.spafinder.com/ spaguide/readerschoice/2009.jsp

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.

About SpaFinder, Inc.: The world’s largest spa media, marketing and gifting company, SpaFinder, Inc. connects millions of wellness-focused consumers with thousands of spas worldwide. SpaFinder’s media properties include the award-winning SpaFinder.com, the Spa Enthusiast newsletter and the annual Global Spa and Wellness Directory. SpaFinder and its new gift division, Salon Wish, offer spa gift certificates and cards that are redeemable at a combined network of over 9,000 spas and salons worldwide and are available at thousands of retail outlets. The company’s technology division innovates new solutions that help spas build and streamline their businesses, including the popular SpaBooker online booking system. SpaFinder Europe and SpaFinder Japan offer regional spa marketing and gifting programs, including localized, native-language websites. Founded in 1986, the privately held company is headquartered in Manhattan.