Kalahari Resorts and Concentions has named Arthur Keith as general manager for the company’s Pocono Mountains resort. A hospitality veteran who has managed marquee properties throughout the world, Keith will oversee all day-to-day operations, as well as provide leadership and guidance to the Poconos on-site management team, while serving as liaison to the regional Poconos community. Keith assumed the position on December 13, 2018.
“Arthur Keith is a hospitality industry titan with great skill in leading teams to growth and success while never compromising on guest experience,” said Todd Nelson, owner, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions. “Our company is strengthened by the addition of Arthur to the Kalahari family.”
Keith brings more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his role. He holds the distinction of having been general manager at several of the largest hotels in the world, including Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville and Stratosphere Casino, Hotel and Tower and The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. In 2005, Keith was named General Manager of the Year for all U.S. hotels by the American Hotel & Lodging Association. In 2018 he received the Excellence Award for Leadership from Viad, the parent company of his former employer, GES.