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Woodloch Resort

April 26, 2011 07:47 ET

Woodloch Voted "America's Best All-Inclusive Resort," Celebrates 53 Years in Business

Pocono Family Resort Receives Honor From About.com's Reader's Choice Awards, Recognizes Staff for Loyalty and Service, and Unveils Plans for New Zip Line Opening This Summer

HAWLEY, PA--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) - On April 13th, 2011 Woodloch Pines Resort celebrated 53 prosperous years in business and a continued commitment to hospitality and community. What began in 1958 as a 12-room boarding house has grown into a nationally recognized, award-winning resort nestled on a private lake in the picturesque northeast Pocono Mountains near Lake Wallenpaupack. Now encompassing over 1,000 acres and the largest employer in Pike and Wayne counties, Woodloch Resort has been honored as the "Best Place to Work" in the entire State of Pennsylvania. Owned and operated by the Kiesendahl family for over fifty years, Woodloch's signature warm hospitality has kept guests returning year after year.

Woodloch's annual recognition as one the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania comes by way of their committed, hardworking and loyal employees. At the annual spring staff meeting, this Pocono resort recognized employees with over ten years of service to the company -- 211 staff members were awarded with a prestigious golden name plate, symbolizing their commitment to excellence. Even more impressive were the 25 employees who celebrate over 25 years of service, each staff member was recognized with a symbolic "25 year" gold watch and a monetary bonus.

Woodloch Resort is honored for being named the 2011 Reader's Choice "Best All-Inclusive Resort in North America" by About.com. The award comes at the end of a two-month long internet poll open to all in North and Central America and the Caribbean.

This summer, Woodloch is excited to announce another great addition to its ever expanding outdoor adventure programming with the installment of a tandem zip line. Fly through the treetops for an eagle's eye view of the pine scented forests that surround the property. The new zip line will reach a height of 50 vertical feet as you travel over 600 feet in length before dropping off its fearless fliers on a 35 foot perch. Look for this high-flying activity to be open in time for Stars & Stripes Weekend, July 4th - 9th, 2011!

Woodloch offers a truly unique vacation experience fitting for everyone's taste. An award-winning family resort, championship golf course and luxury destination spa, 95 scenic and convenient miles from New York and Philadelphia nestled in the Pocono Mountain's Lake Region. For more information call 800-966-3562 or visit http://www.WOODLOCH.com.

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