INSPIRE Aurora immersive digital ENT street

INCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 24, 2023 — Mohegan INSPIRE Entertainment
Resort President Chen Si announced the opening of its first phase as a
true entertainment resort in Asia with a soft opening on Nov. 30. This
phase encompasses significant attractions, including three hotel towers
with 1,275 rooms, Korea’s first multi-purpose arena, MICE facilities
including the largest ballroom in Korea, its signature restaurants and
Aurora, a state-of-the-art digital entertainment street.

With the aspiration of “Inspiring Worlds, Inspiring People,” INSPIRE
aims to set a new standard for entertainment resorts in South Korea,
offering an unforgettable and unparalleled experience to visitors of all
generations and nationalities. INSPIRE plans to open the entire resort
in phases by the first half of 2024, employing a gradual opening

“This is a momentous occasion for Mohegan, marking both a historic
partnership for our Tribe and a new echelon for our system of premier
integrated entertainment resorts around the world,” said James Gessner
Jr., Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe and the Mohegan Management Board. “We
have been honored to work closely with the Korean government to make
this day possible, and we look forward to INSPIRE contributing to the
local and regional economies by creating local jobs, bringing visitors
to enjoy the Incheon region, and attracting new businesses both on and
adjacent to the property. I am grateful to the Mohegan and Mohegan
INSPIRE teams for their efforts and their leadership and look forward to
many years of success and partnership in South Korea.”  

A soft opening on November 30 will introduce a premier hotel comprising
three towers, each with a distinct concept (Forest Tower, Sun Tower and
Ocean Tower); INSPIRE Arena, a multi-purpose indoor performance venue
with a total capacity of 15,000 seats; and Aurora, a 150-meter-long
digital entertainment street featuring super-large LED screens. This
opening also showcases Splash Bay, a glass-domed indoor water park
(swimming pool available to hotel guests in the initial phase), more
than 10 INSPIRE-owned restaurants, including the world-famous Michael
Jordan’s Steak House, and state-of-the-art MICE facilities.

“INSPIRE is significant to us not only for our growth in the global
market but also for the opportunity to share Mohegan’s legacy and spirit
with the world,” said Ray Pineault, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Mohegan. “Together as a team, we look forward to bringing
this incredible entertainment destination to Asia, offering the
top-notch hospitality services and products that our guests expect from
our brand.”

Following the initial soft opening, INSPIRE Mall—an integrated
cultural space combining shopping, dining and entertainment—and a
foreigner-exclusive casino are expected to open in the first quarter of
2024. Discovery Park, an outdoor entertainment facility covering
approximately 100,000 square meters; an international food court in
collaboration with Glow Seoul, along with Splash Bay’s water
attractions, Korea’s largest digital immersive content exhibition center
and an indoor children’s playground are expected to open in the second
quarter of 2024.

“We are delighted that project INSPIRE, aimed at creating a leading
entertainment integrated resort in Northeast Asia in Incheon, South
Korea, has reached a major milestone,” said Chen Si, President of
Mohegan INSPIRE. “I would like to express a sincere gratitude to the
Korean government, municipalities, local communities and our team
members for their support and collaboration on this project. As we grow
with the community, we will establish ourselves as an ultimate
entertainment destination that attracts visitors from around the world,
filled with inspiration and innovation.”

INSPIRE launches a series of promotions and branding campaigns for soft

To celebrate the soft opening and the holiday season, INSPIRE will offer
a range of hotel accommodation packages and food and beverage festive
packages, including a Christmas holiday package. For further details and
reservations, guests can visit INSPIRE’s website. Bookings can be
accepted from Nov. 28 and on.

INSPIRE’s official social media channels embarked on a series of online
promotions at pre-opening, such as a free ticket event for MMA 2023, the
first K-Pop event at INSPIRE Arena scheduled on Dec. 2, and a
complimentary hotel stay promotion. Moreover, a ‘Book Now’ digital
campaign will run from Nov. 29 to celebrate the opening of hotel
reservations. For more details, visit INSPIRE’s official social media

To introduce INSPIRE to consumers before the opening, a teaser campaign
video has been released through digital channels such as YouTube and
Instagram since early November under the theme of ‘Invitation to
INSPIRE’. Additional campaigns will launch in December, displaying
various resort facilities and entertainment elements using sensational
screen compositions, soundtracks and stylish and cinematic visuals to
increase brand awareness.

INSPIRE is a large-scale integrated entertainment resort in the
International Business Center III (IBC-III) near Incheon International
Airport in Yeongjong-do. The resort is the eighth property of its parent
company, Mohegan. Spanning a land area of 461,661 square meters,
equivalent to 64 soccer fields, the facility required an investment of
approximately KRW 2 trillion.

     * INSPIRE Website: [1]

    * INSPIRE official social media channel

     * YouTube: [2]
     * Instagram: [3]
     * Facebook: [4]
     * Kakotalk: [5]

     * INSPIRE teaser campaign video ‘Invitation to INSPIRE’:  [6]

Mohegan INSPIRE Entertainment Resort
Mohegan INSPIRE, located in the IBC-III area of Incheon International
Airport in Yeongjong Island, is a large-scale entertainment integrated
resort that combines various resort facilities, entertainment elements,
and top-notch hospitality services. It launches its soft opening on
November 30, 2023. INSPIRE features three premier hotel towers with
different concepts (totaling 1,275 rooms), Korea’s first multi-purpose
arena with 15,000 seats, a versatile indoor water park under a glass
dome, state-of-the-art MICE facilities with the largest ballroom in
Korea, an outdoor entertainment park where up to 30,000 people can enjoy
various experiences, a casino exclusive for foreigners, a 150-meter-long
digital entertainment street, and commercial facilities that blend
shopping, dining, and entertainment. Website Address:

INSPIRE Integrated Resort Co Ltd., the operator of Mohegan INSPIRE
Entertainment Resort, is a special purpose corporation established in
Korea, wholly owned by Mohegan, a global premier integrated
entertainment resort operator. Mohegan owns, develops and operates a
total of eight entertainment integrated resorts in North America and
Northeast Asia (Korea).

About Mohegan
Mohegan is the owner, developer and manager of premier entertainment
resorts in the United States, Canada, and Northern Asia. Mohegan’s U.S.
operations include resorts in Connecticut, Washington, Pennsylvania, New
Jersey, and Nevada; Canadian operations are based in Niagara Falls; and
Mohegan Inspire is located in Incheon, South Korea. The brand’s iGaming
division, Mohegan Digital, provides cutting-edge online gaming solutions
to Mohegan’s loyal fan base and meets the digital needs of customers on
a global scale. Mohegan is owner and operator of Connecticut Sun, a
professional basketball team in the WNBA. For more information on
Mohegan and its properties, please visit [8].

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