NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Miss World will bring television's most glamorous night of the year to The Theater at MGM National Harbor Sunday, December 18 at 3:30 pm. Featuring breathtaking beauty, extraordinary fashion and spectacular performances, the Miss World Finale will be the first major television production to take place at the beautiful new entertainment venue at MGM National Harbor.
With 140 licensed countries, Miss World is the largest and longest-running competition of its kind and maintains its status as one of the most publicized events on the globe. The Beauty with a Purpose ethos was introduced in 1972 by Julia Morley and has since been responsible for countless hours of impactful humanitarian efforts and has raised over a billion dollars for charities worldwide.
"MGM is one of the premier entertainment brands on the globe; therefore, we are very excited and proud to bring one of the world's greatest shows to their new world-class theater," said Julia Morley, Chairman and CEO of Miss World.
Miss World 2016 Contest will be televised live across the world on December 18th at 3:30 pm EST and tickets to the live show will be available on Wednesday, December 7th at 10 am EST online at mgmnationalharbor.com or ticketmaster.com. For more ticket information, please visit mgmnationalharbor.com or call (844) 346-4664.
MGM National Harbor, the $1.4 billion resort opening December 8 just minutes from Washington, DC on the shore of the Potomac River in Maryland, will offer luxurious accommodations, an unrivaled culinary program and a star-studded entertainment lineup in The Theater. The Theater features seven VIP suites and flexible seating designs, accommodating 3,000 guests for reserved-seating events and just over 4,000 for general admission shows.
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About Miss World
Established in 1951, Miss World is the largest and longest-running international competition in existence bringing together representatives of 140 nations. It is also one of the most publicized and successful competitions in the world. In 1972, the Beauty with a Purpose ethos was incorporated into Miss World by Julia Morley (Chairman and CEO, Miss World Limited) and has since been responsible for countless hours of impactful humanitarian efforts and has raised over a billion dollars for charities around the globe. Under Julia Morley's leadership, Miss World boasts over a billion viewers each year and has positively impacted tourism, foreign investment, philanthropy, and more.
About MGM National Harbor
The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International portfolio, MGM National Harbor's unrivaled setting offers stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion resort sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington's Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort will feature premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. MGM National Harbor is scheduled to open December 8, 2016.
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