Arthur Keith, general manager of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, has been selected to be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast. The 23rd annual celebration honoring Dr. King is scheduled for Monday, January 20, 2020 at 8 a.m. in the Mattioli Recreation Center on ESU's campus. The theme of this year's breakfast is "He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love."Mr. Keith joined Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in 2018 as the general manager of the brand's Pocono Mountains property. Keith oversees all day-to-day operations, as well as provides leadership and guidance to the Poconos on-site management team, while serving as liaison to the regional Pocono Mountains community.
As a hospitality veteran who has managed marquee properties throughout the world, Keith has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Previously, he worked as the general manager of Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, and Stratosphere Casino, Hotel and Tower, and The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. He was named General Manager of the Year for the U.S. hotels by the American Hotel & Lodging Association in 2006.