Barry Caplan brings more than 25 years of hotel sales and operations experience to the Access Hotels and Resorts hotel management team.
Prior to co-founding Access Hotels and Resorts, Mr. Caplan held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales for the Melrose Hotel Company. During this time, he was responsible for overseeing top-line revenue generation and sales force management.
In 2001, Mr. Caplan joined The Melrose Hotel company as the General Manager for the Westin Great Southern Hotel in Columbus, OH and maintained the property’s AAA Four Diamond Rating. Prior to joining The Melrose Hotel Company, Mr. Caplan served as the director of operations of the midwest region for several Doubletree Hotels. During this time, he oversaw the $12.5 million conversion of the Royce Hotel to the Doubletree in Detroit and was responsible for overseeing management of the Doubletree, Dayton, and the Doubletree, St. Louis.
In the mid 1980s, Mr. Caplan joined the Hilton Hotel Corporation as Director of National Sales and in 1993, was awarded Hilton’s National Sales Person of the Year award. From 1993-1998, Mr. Caplan was the Director of Operations and Resident Manager at the luxurious Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC.
Mr. Caplan holds a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University.