Special Alert

Tourism Achievement Awards

The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) annually recognizes industry employees, along with member properties, for strides in customer service and community involvement.

Tourism Achievement Awards will be announced during Tourism Day on May 10, 2017. 

Nominate those deserving organizations and individuals for the Brand Hero Award, Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year, and Green Award by filling out the nomination form and returning it to Nicole Krieger by April 11, 2017. 


Award Categories Are As Follows:

Brand Hero Award 

This award category recognizes an employee that consistently goes above and beyond to promote and protect the Pocono Mountains brand. They are loyal and dedicated not only to their current employer, but to the overall tourism industry throughout the four-county, Pocono Mountains region.

Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year 

This award category recognizes an employee who consistently goes above and beyond to not only ensure the happiness of their visitors, but also their fellow co-workers.

Green Award 

This award is presented to a Pocono Mountains’ property that lives and breathes green practices. They are innovative in their sustainability efforts and strive to keep the Mountains “clean and green”. 


Last year, Tourism Achievement Awards were announced during the Keystone Hospitality Awards Reception and Dinner held at Skytop Lodge on May 16, 2016. Congratulations to those winners:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Maureen Ryan – Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts

Community Service Award
Malibu Dude Ranch