Kimberly DeOrsey named Spa Director at The Atlantic Resort & Spa

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., November 22, 2010 – The Atlantic Resort & Spa has appointed Kimberly DeOrsey as spa director for the 10,000-sq.-ft. Spa Atlantic. In this role, she is responsible for developing new programming and treatments as well as leading a team of 25 spa professionals.

“We are very pleased to have Kim join our senior management team and look forward to her contributions at Spa Atlantic,” states General Manager Aref Sayegh.

An 18-year hospitality and spa industry veteran, DeOrsey most recently opened the spa at The Tesoro Club, part of Ginn Resorts and Clubs in Port St. Lucie, Fla. She also served as spa director for the International Polo Club in Wellington, Fla., as well as Mar-A-Lago at The Trump Spa in Palm Beach.  Throughout her career, DeOrsey has been associated with other top spas including St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point, Calif., Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Fla., Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa in Farmington, Penn., and PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

DeOrsey has been affiliated with Starwood Hotels & Resorts North American Spa Council and serves on the marketing committee for the Green Spa Network.

            “Guests who visit Spa Atlantic can enjoy our comprehensive wellness programming, specifically designed to reduce stress and rejuvenate the body,” states DeOrsey.  “We will soon be introducing some innovative and exciting spa retreat experiences ideal for couples, families and girlfriend getaways.”

            Consistently recognized as one of the area’s leading spas, Spa Atlantic features eight treatment rooms, including two couples suites. Additional amenities include a full-service salon, spa boutique, and dedicated men’s and women’s areas complete with relaxation rooms, Jacuzzis, saunas and steam rooms. The resort’s 24-hour fitness facility is adjacent to the spa and is available to all spa guests.

The Atlantic Resort & Spa

The Atlantic is a 16-story resort featuring 70 spacious guestrooms and 54 ultra-luxury suites, all of which offer fully equipped granite kitchens or kitchenettes and water-view verandas. In addition to its signature, fine-dining restaurant, guests can enjoy casual fare on the fifth floor Ocean Terrace, which is home to a heated swimming pool, whirlpool tubs, full-service spa and 24-hour gym. For reservations and information, see a travel professional, visit or call toll-free 877-567-8020.

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