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The Inn at Pocono Manor Appoints John Gadbois Sales Manager

Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania
, June 2011 ... The Inn at Pocono Manor has named John Gadbois sales 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 Lisa Green, director of sales and marketing for The Inn at Pocono Manor.
"We are thrilled to have someone of John's caliber and experience join our sales team," said Ms. Green. "From the moment we met him, we felt he had the trademark Inn at Pocono Manor attitude of a 'Spirit to Serve' that will help strengthen existing relationships and develop new partnerships.”  Ms. Green continued with, “This is an exciting time for us at The Manor.  We have the addition of wonderful new talent complemented with the completion of our $5 million dollar renovation program.”  

A 21-year veteran of the hospitality industry, John Gadbois comes to The Inn at Pocono Manor having most recently served with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, where he was responsible for selling several of the luxury brand’s landmark Canadian resorts to Northeastern US clients.  Mr. Gadbois has also previously worked in sales for Interstate Hotels and for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. 

At The Inn at Pocono Manor, Mr. Gadbois will actively nurture existing corporate and association customers, as well as develop new sources of business for the historic resort.  Gadbois will focus on opportunities within the New York and New Jersey markets.  He is a graduate of Orange County Community College.
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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 longest continuously operating 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, 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 West Course opened and is a favorite with long ball hitters. 
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

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Also See: 108-year-old The Inn at Pocono Manor to Undergo $4 million Renovation to its Historic Main Lodge / January 2011

The Inn at Pocono Manor Names Jonathan P. Quidore Director of Food & Beverage / June 2010

The Inn at Pocono Manor Names Robert Sighinolfi General Manager / January 2010

Marshall Hotels & Resorts, Inc. to Manage The Inn at Pocono Manor in Pennsylvania / August 2009

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