06 December 2018

MGM Resorts International [NYSE: MGM] has announced the appointment of Travis Lunn as president and chief operating officer of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss., where he will oversee daily operations while providing strategic direction and leadership.

A 20-year veteran of the hospitality and gaming industry, Lunn most recently served as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations for MGM Grand Las Vegas. He began his career at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas and prior to joining MGM Resorts, served as Vice President of Operations for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and General Manager of Hotel Operations for The Venetian and The Palazzo resorts.

"We are pleased to announce Mr. Lunn’s move to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to lead the Beau Rivage team. He is a respected industry leader with an outstanding reputation for innovation, continuous improvement and delivering exceptional guest service,” said Anton Nikodemus, chief operating officer-Regional Operations, MGM Resorts International. “His background and expertise will further enhance the already outstanding operations at the South’s premier resort.”

Lunn was instrumental in last year’s launch of MGM Resorts’ Military Veterans Program (MVP), and was the chairman of the company’s Veterans Employee Networking Group.

In addition to his MGM leadership responsibilities, Lunn has played an active role in the community by volunteering for Opportunity Village, serving on the executive board of the Epicurean Charitable Foundation, and mentoring future hoteliers through UNLV’s Mentor Program for the past six years.

Lunn received his bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

 

ABOUT BEAU RIVAGE

Already known as the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino continues to raise the bar yet higher. Named one of the “South’s Best Resorts” by Southern Living, MGM Resorts International’s AAA Four Diamond beachfront resort features 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, nine restaurants, exciting nightlife and an 85,000-square-foot gaming area including Mississippi’s first Sports Book & Bar. The resort also offers live entertainment in its 1,550-seat theatre, an upscale shopping promenade, a world-class spa & salon and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. For more information and reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit www.beaurivage.com.

 

ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 28 unique hotel offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company in 2018 opened MGM Springfield in Massachusetts, MGM COTAI in Macau, and the first Bellagio-branded hotel in Shanghai. The 81,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.

 

CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, mspain@mgmresorts.com, 228.547.8473.