Two premier resort projects will have a substantial impact on Pocono Mountain tourism in Monroe County this year. Kalihari Resorts & Conventions will be opening a $230 million facility near Pocono Manor in June. Phase I to include 457 guest rooms — and Phase 2’s opening will conclude with 900 guest rooms in total. The resort will feature indoor & outdoor waterparks, a family entertainment center and 65,000 s.f. of meeting space. March will bring the opening of another multi million dollar project at Camelback Mountain at Tannersville with 453 guest rooms. The ripple effect of visitors to these attractions is coupled with an expectation of guests returning and discovering the amenities of Pike and Wayne Counties. For more info about these mammoth attractions, kindly visit www.800poconos.com.