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The Inn at Pocono Manor Names
Robert Sighinolfi General Manager

Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania, January 2010 ... The Inn at Pocono Manor has named Robert Sighinolfi general manager for the historic resort.  The property, which opened in 1902, is the longest continuously operating resort in the Poconos and one of the oldest in North America.  The announcement was made by Jim Bokosky, vice president of operations for Marshall Hotels & Resorts, which operates the Resort.

“I am very pleased to welcome Robert to our Resort,” said Mr. Bokosky.  “He brings a diverse background in hospitality to his new role, spanning from food & beverage to hotel operations.  We look forward to his leadership of our landmark property.” 

Robert Sighinolfi most recently served as regional vice president of GF Management Company, located in Philadelphia.  In this role he was responsible for the overall operations of seven hotels in locations across the United States.  During his tenure there, Mr. Sighinolfi was instrumental in significantly elevating guest satisfaction levels system-wide through enhanced customer service programs and streamlined operations.  He was also actively involved in the repositioning of properties to major hotel brands.

Prior to this, Mr. Sighinolfi was senior vice president for the Waterford Hotel Group of Waterford, Connecticut, responsible for the operations of the Hartford Convention Center and a portfolio of 27 hotels.  He has previously served in the role of general manager for Hilton Hotels Corporation at properties in Connecticut and New York.  Earlier in his career he held the same position for Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts.

Robert Sighinolfi attended Westfield State College in Westfield, Massachusetts.  He holds a Culinary Arts degree from the Culinary Institute of America, located in Hyde Park, New York.  Sighinolfi is a Certified Hotel Administrator, and has actively served on the Board of Directors for Convention and Visitors Bureaus in Connecticut and on Long Island.  He is a previous professor within the Hotel and Hospitality Program for Nassau Community College on Long Island.  Mr. Sighinolfi has relocated to Pocono Manor.

About The Inn at Pocono Manor

About The Inn at Pocono Manor

The Inn at Pocono Manor resort blends a century of hospitality with the demands of 21st Century travelers.  Lovingly referred to as the “The Grand Lady of the Mountains” and a National Registry of Historic Places property, The Inn at Pocono Manor opened in 1902 as a country retreat for Philadelphia Quakers.  Today it is the oldest continuously running Resort in the Poconos and one of the oldest in North America.  The all-season resort boasts 237 guestrooms, and 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space that can accommodate up to 500 guests.  The Exchange at Pocono Manor restaurant features superb dining with an eclectic flair.  The Old Lamplighter Lounge serves specialty beverages and pub fare throughout the day. 

Complete recreational amenities are available at The Inn at Pocono Manor, including signature golf, horseback riding, ATV trail rides, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, the luxurious Laurel Spa, fishing, clay shooting, cross country skiing, and more.   Striking views of the Pocono Mountains are visible from all sides of the resort’s main building.  Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout.  The Inn at Pocono Manor features two 18-hole signature golf courses, including the East Course dating to 1912, which was redesigned by Donald Ross in 1927 and has been host to golf legends like Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer and Jerry Barber.  In 1959, the George Fazio-designed West Course opened. 

A destination within the Poconos for over a century, the 3000-acre Inn at Pocono Manor is minutes away from Crossings Premium Outlets, Camelbeach Water Park, Camelback Ski Mountain, and the Mt. Airy Casino.   The Resort is within two hours of New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia.


Ken Ellens 
Ken Ellens Communications
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-F

Also See: The Inn at Pocono Manor Appoints Gregory T. Corvelle Assistant General Manager / October 2009
Marshall Hotels & Resorts, Inc. to Manage The Inn at Pocono Manor in Pennsylvania / August 2009

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