ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 10, 2020) – Northstar Meetings Group and its leading brands, Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings, have recognized Resorts Casino Hotel for the third consecutive year at the 2020 Stella Awards. The Stella Awards are the meeting industry’s highest honor, where meetings industry professionals identify destinations, venues and other partners they can trust to provide a best-in-class experience. In taking home the silver medal for “Best Hotel/Resort Event Space”, Resorts is being recognized for consistently delivering excellence, quality service and innovation to meetings and event planners.
“Congratulations to the distinguished Stella Award winners for 2020,” said Loren Edelstein, Vice President and Content Director for Northstar Meetings Group. “All of the Stella finalists and winners represent excellence in the meetings and events industry as suppliers, and we’re thrilled to honor the best of the best – especially in a year when the industry has been impacted so significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to the winners for supporting meetings and events planners around the world, and thank you for your commitment to quality, service and innovation.”
Resorts Casino Hotel competed against more than 500 hotels, destinations, and service providers nominated in 17 categories in six regions in the United States and worldwide. Nearly 7,000 votes were cast, spotlighting the very best hotels, convention centers, conference centers, convention and visitor bureaus, destination marketing organizations, destination management companies, airlines and cruise lines. Winners were recognized for achieving overall excellence, superb food and beverage, professionalism of staff, sustainability initiatives and other critical aspects of the meetings and event experience.
“We are honored to receive a Stella Award from Northstar Meetings Group for the third year in a row,” said Mark Giannantonio, President & CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel. “While the global pandemic has created unique challenges for the meetings, travel and hospitality industries, Resorts Casino Hotel has been able to rise to the occasion, and we are dedicated to providing guests with outstanding service, access to state-of-the-art technology and, most importantly, thorough health & safety protocols.”
The meetings and conventions section of Resorts Casino Hotel contains over 64,000 square feet of function space, including 24 meetings and event rooms ideal for conventions, weddings and everything in between. All conference rooms are equipped with superior bandwidth, screen-sharing technology and audio visual services that are ideal for hybrid meetings. As a part of the “Play Safe, Work Safe” plan, groups and guests will experience enhanced safety guidelines for all attendees from start to finish. For full details, visit ResortsAC.com/playsafe.
ABOUT NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP
Northstar Meetings Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the business meetings, events, sports and incentives market – including full- and part-time meeting planners, as well as corporate, association, sports and not-for-profit decision-makers, and incentive professionals, facilitating their professional development and achievement of business goals. The company’s influential brands – Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Association Meetings International, Meetings & Incentive Travel, M&C Asia, M&C China, Meeting News, Incentive and SportsTravel – currently serve over 350,000 active meeting and event planners and incentive professionals, across an integrated suite of data, digital, events and print products. For more information, please visit NorthstarMeetingsGroup.com.
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Property, is at the top of its game today, offering world-class casino action in a relaxed environment that keeps the focus on fun. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and recently celebrated a major milestone – their 40th anniversary in May 2018. Winner of 18 Casino Player Magazine 2020 “Best of Gaming Awards,” Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $125 million in renovations, including the all new state-of-the-art Resorts Conference Center, a large $25 million room renovation project, and the $35 million Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville – themed entertainment complex with the only beach bar, Landshark Bar and Grill, on the Atlantic City sand open year – round. In 2018, Resorts also welcomed Draftkings Sportsbook at Resorts, an on-property retail space where guests can enjoy live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 21 acres at the northern end of the gamed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000 square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring six eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit our website or call 1.690.340.6300. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on Youtube.