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 Don Cummings Joins Mohegan Sun’s Hotel Sales and
Marketing Team as National Sales Manager
Uncasville, CT (July 24, 2006) – On the heels of Mohegan Sun’s expansion of its hotel sales and marketing team, the legendary entertainment and meeting destination has appointed yet another industry veteran to reinforce the strength of its new sales force.   Don Cummings has been hired as national sales manager overseeing sales activity in the Midwest association and corporate group segments. 
“Don has forged impressive relationships with his customers during his tenure in this industry,” said Christopher R. Perry, vice president, hotel sales & marketing at Mohegan Sun.  “These valued relationships, in combination with his experience, leadership and motivational abilities make him the ideal candidate for this position.”  
Prior to joining Mohegan Sun, Cummings most recently worked as the director of national accounts for Marriott Hotels’ flagship property, The New York Marriott Marquis.  Previously, he held the position of assistant director of meeting and convention services for the Hilton New York for seven years and was the director of convention services for the famed Waldorf-Astoria for nine years.
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.  What began with the Casino of the Earth in 1996 has evolved into a legendary destination that now includes:  the Casino of the Sky and over 300,000 square feet of total gaming space; The Shops at Mohegan Sun, featuring more than 60 retail shops and dining venues; the 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena for world-class sporting events and concerts, an intimate Cabaret Theatre; and a 34-story luxury hotel, featuring 1,200 guestrooms and suites, premier meeting and convention space and a world-class spa. 

Mohegan Sun
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Also See: William J. Velardo Resigns as Chief Executive of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority; Led Mohegan Sun to a billion dollar Corporation / May 2006
Mohegan Sun Reorganizes Top Management; Mitchell Etess Named President and CEO / August 2004

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