corner of Pennsylvania it encompasses 2400 square miles of mountains lakes

Corner of pennsylvania it encompasses 2400 square

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corner of Pennsylvania, it encompasses 2,400 square miles of mountains, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and woodlands It is the official destination marketing organization for Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne four-county residing in the Pocono Mountains region. The agency’s mission is to enhance the economic and environmental well-being of the region and members through the promotion of tourism and the comprehensive marketing of the destination. The Pocono Mountain Region was known for its honeymoon resorts such as Cove Haven formally Caesar’s Resort with its renowned heart-shaped bathtub and champion towered Jacuzzi originating in the 1960s. Over the years the Pocono mountain region has transformed itself into the water park capital of the nation. Now it is home to Aquitania at Camelback Resort, Great Wolf Lodge, Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, and H2Oooohh at Split Rock Resort. From 2016, the Pocono Mountains have received over 26.6 million visitors with an average of 36% overnights stays and 64% day trips. More than 250,000 guests were assisted by the PMVB visitor’s center with an overall travel spending over $3.2 Billion annually. Tourism in the Poconos contributes to the triple bottom line as it supports economic, social and environmental wellbeing. For every additional 176 rooms nights generated year over year, one job is created. Furthermore, PMVB have spent a vast amount of resources on promoting and marketing the destination through commercial advertisements, social media, FAM tours and Co-op campaigns targeting domestic and international markets such as Canada, UK, France & China3. 4
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