Gina Kando Rodigou has recently been named Director of Hotel Sales for Mohegan Sun. Having joined the pre-opening sales team at its inception in 1999, Rodigou comes to the position after serving as National Sales Manager as well as Hotel Sales & Marketing Manager for Mohegan Sun.
Rodigou has 20 years experience in the hospitality industry and has worked in convention and hotel sales across the country including the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inter-Continental Los Angeles, The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, Hyatt Hotels of Columbus and Hyatt Regency Princeton.
Rodigou is a Certified Meeting Professional and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Providence College.
Currently in the midst of Project Horizon - a multi-million dollar expansion that calls for a new 1,000-room hotel, featuring 300 House of Blues-themed rooms and an exclusive members-only House of Blues Foundation Room™. The expansion also includes 115,000 square feet of additional retail and restaurant space, and a new 64,000 square-foot Casino of the Wind. In addition, Project Horizon expanded Mohegan Sun's Asian gaming experience in Casino of the Earth with Sunrise Square, which opened in August 2007. Upon full completion in 2010, Project Horizon is expected to add more than 1.4 million square feet to Mo hegan Sun's existing structure.
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 Casino of the Earth in 1996 has evolved into a legendary destination that now includes: 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 ranging from food court-style to gourmet; the 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena for world-class sporting events and concerts, and an intimate Cabaret; and a 34-story luxury hotel, featuring 1,176 guest rooms and suites, premier meeting and convention space and a world-class spa. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting www.mohegansun.com