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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

The New England Food Truck Festival Is Coming To Mohegan Sun!

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Saturday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 3rd

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 19, 2017) – We have some exciting news coming your way today! The New England Food Truck Festival is returning to Mohegan Sun on September 2nd and 3rd, 2017. We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a festival with 30 of New England’s premier food trucks at Mohegan Sun.

When: September 2nd and 3rd, 2017 (Rain or shine)

Where: Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot

Gate Hours: Saturday: Noon – 10:00pm

Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm

Early Access: Will be available on Saturday from 11:00am – Noon only (Limited amount of passes will be available and includes sampling opportunities for guests from a select number of food trucks)

Admission (6 and older): $5.00 at the gate

Youth Admission (Under 6): Free

Other than hosting 30 of New England’s premier food trucks, this festival will also feature live music, entertainment for kids, a fireworks show on Saturday starting at 9:15pm, field games and more.

“We want to make sure that this event offers fun for the entire family! Other than being able to eat amazing food from premier food trucks and chefs, guests will be able to enjoy good music, fun games, and even a fireworks show.” – Mike Lukaszewicz

Wondering who is heading to Mohegan Sun in September with us? Check out this sampling of our list below and get ready to eat! (List is subject to change)

Shuckin’ Truck, Trolley Dog, Makin’ Jamaican, Spuds your way, The Whoopie Wagon, Zinnekens, Big Daddy’s Fried Chicken, Ted’s Steamed Cheeseburgers, Friskie Fries, Teri Yummy, Macarollin Food Truck, The Roving Lunchbox, Meriano’s Cannoli Truck, Bears Smokehouse BBQ.

About The New England Food Truck Festival:

The New England Food Truck Festival is a family owned event coordination company that specializes in Food Truck Festivals. Our first festival hit the food truck world with a splash in 2015 offering over 19,000 guests amazing food from over 40 food trucks at the Eastern States Exposition Center. In 2016 we expanded to offering food lovers 2 food truck festivals with the festival at Mohegan Sun on Labor Day weekend being our second. Please visit our webpage for more information on our exciting new festival at Mohegan Sun: Www.NEFoodTruckFestMoheganSun.com.

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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, 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.

The New England Food Truck Festival Is Coming To Mohegan Sun!

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Saturday, September 3rd – Sunday, September 4th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 5, 2016) – The New England Food Truck Festival and Mohegan Sun are very excited to announce that a festival with 40 of New England’s premier food trucks will be taking place at the Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot in September!

When: September 3rd and 4th, 2016 (rain or shine)

Where: Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot

Gate Hours: Saturday: 12:00pm– 10:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Early Access: Will be available on Saturday from 11:00am – 12:00pm only (limited amount of passes will be available. Will include a NoRA cupcake and a non-alcoholic beverage)

Admission (6 and older): $5.00 at the gate for single admission and $8.00 for 2-day admission.

Youth Admission (Under 6): Free

Other than hosting 40 of New England’s premier food trucks, this festival will also feature live music, face painting for children, a fireworks show on Saturday starting at 9:30pm, field games and more!

“We want to make sure that this event offers fun for the entire family! Other than being able to eat amazing food from premier food trucks and chefs, guests will be able to enjoy good music, fun games, and even a fireworks show!” – Mike Lukaszewicz

Wondering who is heading to Mohegan Sun in September with us? Check out this sampling of our list below and get ready to eat! (List is subject to change)

Shuckin’ Truck, Trolley Dog, NoRA Cupcake, Makin’ Jamaican, Aurora’s Gypsy Café, Spuds your way, Chick’n Cone, Uncle D’s Blazin BBQ, Humpty’s Dumplings, The Whoopie Wagon, Zinnekens, Plouf Plouf, Caseus Cheese Truck, Big Daddy’s Fried Chicken, Ted’s Steamed Cheeseburgers, The Bacon Truck, Friskie Fries

About The New England Food Truck Festival:

The New England Food Truck Festival is a family owned event coordination company that specializes in Food Truck Festivals. Our first festival hit the food truck world with a splash in 2015 offering over 19,000 guests amazing food from over 40 food trucks at the Eastern States Exposition Center. In 2016 we are expanding to offer food lovers two food truck festivals including our festival at Mohegan Sun on September 3rd – September 4th. Please visit our webpage for more information on our exciting new festival at Mohegan Sun: Www.NEFoodTruckFestMoheganSun.com

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 75 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.