Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is delighted to announce the appointment of Thomas Jecklin as General Manager. Bringing over three decades of hospitality experience to the role, Thomas will oversee all operations for the award-winning property.
Hailing from Switzerland, Thomas received a Bachelor’s degree from Hotel & Restaurant Management School. He launched his career as a waiter apprentice in Switzerland, working his way up the ranks to Headwaiter, Fine Dining Waiter, Food & Beverage Director, and more. His more than 30 years of experience has taken him across the world to destinations including Switzerland, Mexico, Brazil, Paraguay, Chile and China, holding leadership roles at the W Mexico City, The St. Regis Mexico City, The RitzCarlton, Cancun, among other properties. Most recently, Thomas served as the General Manager for The St. Regis Mexico City, where under his leadership the property saw significant growth in revenue and occupancy. Thomas additionally has a history of implementing new and successful food and beverage concepts.
In his role as General Manager for Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thomas will oversee day-today operations for the resort ensuring the property continues to deliver the world-class experience for which it has become renowned. Building on the resort’s success, Thomas is charged with implementing innovative initiatives that will continue to set new standards for luxury travel and underscore Zadún’s position as a leader within the destination.
“I am excited to support the incredible team of Ladies and Gentlemen at Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve,” Thomas Jecklin commented on his appointment. “I am proud to continue my work in Mexico, a place I love and which I have called home for many years, and look forward to contributing to the thoughtful growth of the destination.”
Since Zadún’s debut in late 2019, it has been recognized as one of the premier luxury travel experiences, offering a thoughtful and holistic immersion into the stunning locale. Zadún is one of just a handful of resorts in the renowned Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio, a collection of properties located in rare and exotic destinations, untouched stretches of paradise tucked away in the most exquisite corners of the world, for the most discerning travelers seeking a personalized, meaningful escape. These sanctuaries offer elegant, relaxed, and intimate settings that weave indigenous flavors with highly responsive, individualized service promising the journey of a lifetime.
Zadún is set amidst the dunes along the dramatic coastline of Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico, with panoramic views of the Sea of Cortes. Its striking design celebrates the desert and the sea with 115 elegantly appointed suites and villas placed gently along the natural slopes of the land, creating an enchanting retreat delivering rare and unexpected experiences. An intimate oasis where travelers are invited to relax in barefoot luxury, Zadún offers numerous ways for guests to reconnect with each other, with themselves and with nature. Whether exploring the vibrant ecosystems of the destination through Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment, enjoying rejuvenating treatments at Spa Alkemia, savoring Mexico’s rich culinary heritage, or taking a journey through agave-based spirits while gazing up at the night sky, guests at Zadún are invited to transform, renew, and discover.