Special Alert

Category - Press Releases

Town of Jim Thorpe to be featured in new Smithsonian series


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa., June 11, 2015 –The Smithsonian Channel will debut a new series, “My Million Dollar Invention,” this week. The series explores inventions large and small that have changed lives and culture throughout history, and the men and women behind these million dollar ideas.

POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA, May 13, 2015 –The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) (PoconoMountains.com) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the annual Tourism Achievement Awards. The program honors and recognizes Pocono Mountains hospitality and tourism industry employees, along with member properties, as local tourism heroes for strides in customer service and community involvement. The awards were distributed during the PMVB’s 21st Annual Tourism Day held this afternoon at Stroudsmoor Country Inn.

Throughout history the region has been at the forefront of conservation


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa., April 14, 2015 – The Pocono Mountains (PoconoMountains.com), a long-time favorite destination of outdoor enthusiasts, is celebrating Earth Day throughout the month of April and continuing our commitment to protect the environment well beyond the month.

Visitors Bureau Takes Home Gold at Adrian Awards


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa., March 3, 2015 – Recognizing creative excellence in advertising, public relations and digital marketing, The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), the leading international organization of hospitality marketing professionals, has honored the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau with an Adrian Award for the #TakeONPocono campaign.

Offers 28 views from the Pocono Mountains 


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa., February 4, 2015- The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) is proud to announce there are now twenty-eight live cameras in the four-county region. The cameras are used by seven television stations to enhance weather segments in surrounding media markets of New York, Philadelphia, Allentown and Scranton. The newest cameras include a view from the grounds of Pocono Palace Resort, the biggest snowtubing park in the U.S. at Camelback Mountain and the first indoor camera at Great Wolf Lodge. The cameras can also be viewed in a new, redesigned format on the PMVB's website.

Winter Happenings In The Pocono Mountains

Thursday, January 15, 2015 8:00 AM by Brian Bossuyt

There is fun and adventure on the trails, ice and stage.


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa. January 15, 2015 - The temperatures are dropping and the fun is rising in the Pocono Mountains (PoconoMountains.com) this winter. Whether it's a festival, a polar plunge, snow shoeing, seeing a show or hitting the slopes, the four country region has something for everyone this season. Extend your weekend, and take on all that the Pocono Mountains has to offer.

Winter Marketing Campaign Launched


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa., – January 14, 2015 –The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) held their Annual Holiday Dinner last month, at Mount Airy Casino Resort. The event brought together community officials and local tourism leaders to celebrate the holiday season, reflect on the accomplishments of the industry throughout the year and look toward the year ahead.

PMVB Annual Report Showcases Another Record Year

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:00 PM by Brian Bossuyt

Special Awards and Valued Partners Were Honored


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa., – October 23, 2014 – The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) held their Annual Report Luncheon for the 2013-14 fiscal year earlier today at Blue Mountain Resort. The event highlighted the accomplishments and actions over the past year, while also acknowledging regional individuals and partners who contribute to the success of Pocono Mountains (PoconoMountains.com) tourism.