Travis Lunn Named President & COO of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ., (January 5, 2022) – MGM Resorts International has announced the appointment of Travis Lunn as President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. He will oversee the resort’s daily operations and provide strategic leadership and direction. Lunn will assume the role previously held by Melonie Johnson, who is returning to the company’s MGM National Harbor property as President & COO.
Most recently, Lunn served as the MGM Resorts Southeast Group President & COO, where he led Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi. Under his leadership, both properties acheived all-time high gaming revenues for multiple months in 2021 while simultaneously implementing comprehensive COVID health and safety protocols. Lunn also built strong community relationships in the region through his participation on the Gulf Coast Business Council’s executive committee.
“It’s an honor to be joining this incredibly talented team,” Lunn said. “Borgata is a world-class resort destination with a brand recognized nationwide for its spectacular accommodations, culinary program and entertainment offerings. I can’t wait to jump in and connect with all of the employees, guests and local community members.”
Lunn brings more than 20 years of gaming and hospitality experience to Borgata. Prior to his role overseeing MGM Resorts’ Mississippi properties, Lunn led MGM Grand Las Vegas as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations. Before joining MGM Resorts, he 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.
Lunn received a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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 31 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company’s subsidiary LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. The 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, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.
About Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is an MGM Resorts Luxury Destination and market-leading casino resort, offering an unparalleled travel and entertainment experience on the East Coast. Features and amenities include 2,000 luxurious hotel rooms and suites; 106,000 square feet of meeting and event space; 161,000 square feet of gaming space; 2,400-seat Event Center; 900-seat Music Box theater; Premier Nightclub; two race and sports books; 11 retail boutiques; 13 fine dining and casual restaurants; Spa Toccare, connected to an indoor pool and adjacent outdoor garden; a Roman-style outdoor pool and Borgata Beer Garden. The Water Club, soon to be renamed The MGM Tower, at Borgata features 757 guestrooms and suites; 27,000 square feet of meeting and event space; two indoor and two outdoor heated pools with distinct experiences; and five boutique retail shops. Borgata is located at 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, New Jersey. For more information, please visit theborgata.com, or follow Borgata on @BorgataAC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Borgata offers online gaming within the state of New Jersey through its real-money gaming sites, borgatacasino.com, borgatapoker.com, and borgatasports.com. Borgata is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).