MOUNT POCONO, Pa., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Mount Airy Casino Resort, a destination offering incomparable casino gaming, picturesque settings, lavish ambiance, exceptional fine dining, luxury accommodations, outdoor activities and unrivalled amenities, has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating. Mount Airy Casino Resort remains the only casino resort in Pennsylvania to have received this prominent award.
The AAA Four Diamond Rating is assigned to lodgings that feature an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail. Restaurants at this level offer a distinctive fine-dining experience marked by high-quality ingredients, creative presentation and attentive service. Only 4.8 percent of the 30,000 lodgings approved by AAA make the Four Diamond list.
"We are particularly proud to have achieved this award for three consecutive years," John Culetsu, Executive Vice President and General Manager. "We are honored to be recognized as a AAA Four Diamond establishment, and are committed to providing a premier gaming resort destination to all of our guests by continuing to consistently exceed expectations.""AAA Four Diamond Award winners consistently deliver superior hospitality marked by personal service and extensive amenities in high-quality, comfortable surroundings," said Michael Petrone, AAA director of Tourism Information Development. "To achieve and maintain this level of service is a commendable accomplishment, and AAA is pleased to honor Mount Airy Casino Resort." ABOUT MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT Mount Airy Casino Resort, a AAA Four Diamond property, boasts the ultimate gaming experience against the backdrop of Pennsylvania's picturesque Pocono Mountains. Luxury hotel rooms and suites serve every need while guests discover a variety of signature restaurant options including the impressive buffet, traditional diner, trendy noodle bar and fine dining establishments red's Steakhouse and Le Sorelle Cucina. This all-encompassing, full service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike also features an award- winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 16,000 square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; headline entertainment at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and conference center; and – coming the Summer of 2013 -- a 52,000 square foot, indoor/outdoor, four season pool complex and entertainment venue. Mount Airy Casino Resort, located in Mount Pocono, Pa., is less than 90 minutes from Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations, call 1-877-682-4791 or visit www.mountairycasino.com. For groups of 10 rooms or more, call the sales department at 1-877-682-4791 and press 2. Connect with Mount Airy Casino Resort on Twitter and Facebook. ABOUT AAA The assignment of a AAA rating of One to Five Diamonds marks the completion of a successful evaluation by one of AAA's professional inspectors. AAA inspectors evaluate and rate more than 58,000 lodgings and restaurants in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Individually they conduct more than 1,100 property evaluations per year and, collectively, have some 700 years of experience. The average tenure is 12 years, with the longest being 28 years. AAA inspectors work remotely and bring significant prior industry experience to the association. AAA's Diamond Rating System is the only ratings system that covers all of North America and one of only two that conducts physical, on-site evaluations. It is the only system that uses full-time, professionally trained evaluators to inspect each property using guidelines made available to all establishments. AAA evaluates more properties than any other rating entity. Information about AAA Diamond Ratings and the complete 2010 Four and Five Diamond Award winners lists are accessible at AAA.com/News. AAA Diamond Ratings are published in AAA TourBook® travel guides, available free to AAA members. All travelers can access the ratings using the Travel Guide on AAA.com. Listings are also accessible through AAA's popular online mapping tool, the TripTik® Travel Planner. One click on the handy map icons opens AAA listings, many with photos, from AAA's database of 58,000 AAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels and restaurants. As North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 51 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com. RUBENSTEIN PUBLIC RELATIONS John McCook (212) 843-8365Email: firstname.lastname@example.org