Chatham Bars Inn Managing Director Gary Thulander has been named General Manager of The Year by Massachusetts Lodging Association’s Stars of The Industry.
Thulander boasts 36 years of industry, resort and New England luxury travel experience.
Thulander is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire Hospitality Program and currently a member of the UNH Hospitality Board, playing a key advisory role in their Mentorship program. He currently serves as president of the Chatham Chamber of Commerce and sits on the boards of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and the Massachusetts Lodging Association. Thulander is also a member of the Resort Committee for the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
Prior to Chatham Bars Inn, Thulander served as president and general manager of the Woodstock Inn & Resort in Vermont, where he was awarded the Innkeeper of the Year Award for the State of Vermont in 2017. He worked for five years as the general manager at Landings and Anse Chastanet & Jade Mountain, both in St. Lucia, and as general manager of Cap Juluca in Anguilla, where he was awarded Hotelier of the Year. He also served as general manager at the Equinox Resort and Spa, a RockResort in Manchester, Vermont, where he received the Chairman’s Award from Vail Resorts.