ATLANTA, GA. (February 2023) – Following last year’s top to bottom property transformation, inclusive of all 422 guest rooms, signature restaurant The Americano, and all public areas of the hotel, Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta is proud to announce the appointment of three seasoned industry professionals to the team. The appointments include Kyra Oliver as Director of Marketing, Joshua Jolicoeur as Director of Guest Services and ShaRon Clark as Spa Director.

“The addition of these stellar individuals to our leadership team means Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta will continue to be at the forefront of luxury hospitality in Atlanta and ensure our level of service never waivers. Our offerings and guest experiences match the standout new look, feel and transformation we are providing to new and long term guests alike,” said Gerasimos Ferentinos, General Manager.

Leading marketing efforts Kyra Oliver will oversee and manage all aspects of hotel brand awareness, programming and sales. Originally from Tennessee and a former resident of Richmond, Virginia, she recently moved to Atlanta from San Diego where she served as the Director of Marketing for Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, a luxury health and wellness resort. Kyra was instrumental in gaining new clients for solo travelers, group retreats, corporate retreats/events and weddings through multi-channel marketing. She worked with top national journalists across the country along with fostering a strong connection to the local San Diego market to increase brand awareness and sales.

Joshua Jolicoeur an experienced hospitality professional with over 15 years of experience will provide oversight to the hotel’s Guest Services. A longtime Miami native, Joshua recently relocated to Atlanta to join the Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta team, bringing with him years of operations expertise. Josh began his hospitality career with Sheraton Hotels and then later moved to an independent brand Fontainebleau in Miami where he was most recently the Director of Guest Services. At the inception of his career Josh has always lived by the motto “Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm” by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Josh brings energy and passion into all aspects of his career and infuses this same energy into creating memorable guest experiences. He’s excited to bring this same excitement and energy to Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta and ensure the guest experience remains top notch.

Lastly, with the new interior refresh at Spa InterContinental and new spa partner Biologique Recherche on board for this year Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta is further elevating its spa services by the recent hire of leading spa expert ShaRon Clark. As a former massage therapist, esthetician, and Reiki master for the past 13 years, ShaRon knows what it takes to deliver exceptional spa services and has a proven track record of leading successful spas. Graduating top of class from the Atlanta Institute of Massage and Aesthetics, Sharon went on to work for two top privately owned massage chains in Atlanta where she worked her way up to Retreat Director. To expand her knowledge, she later attended the Heal Center for the Healing Arts in Sandy Springs, GA where she became certified as a Reiki Master focusing on energy work. ShaRon has already introduced new immersive spa packages and treatments incorporating  revolutionary professional skincare and result-driven products.

For more information about InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, please visit the hotel’s website.