James Kaplan

Senior Advisor

James is the founder & CEO of Destination Capital and has over 30 years of global hotel and resort development and acquisition experience with a primary focus in the Asia Pacific region. After selling his Hong Kong hospitality consulting business James has held Senior leadership positions at Marriott International, Kerzner International, IHG, Fairmont Raffles, and recently completed his role as Senior Vice President for development at Minor Hotels.​ James earned his BA degree in Asian Political Systems from UC Berkeley and his Juris Doctor Degree from Golden Gate University San Francisco.