Mohegan Inspire To Hold Soft Opening Nov. 30


INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA – Mohegan Inspire Entertainment Resort will host a soft opening of its first phase on Nov. 30. This phase encompasses significant attractions, including three hotel towers with 1,275 rooms, Korea’s first multi-purpose arena, meeting and exhibit facilities including the largest ballroom in Korea, 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. Inspire plans to open the entire resort in phases by the first half of 2024, employing a gradual opening strategy.

“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.” 

Mohegan INSPIRE Aurora
Aurora digital entertainment street

“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 1,076,391 sq. ft.; 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.”