Simon Jackson has been appointed as Managing Director of IDILIQ Resorts & Hotels part of the IDILIQ Group to head up the Resort-based Residence offering. As Managing Director of IDILIQ Resorts & Hotels, Simon oversees a portfolio of 14 branded resorts in some of the most desired tourist destinations throughout the EMEA region and the USA. IDILIQ Group designs, develops, manages and sells Resort-based Residences.

Simon has held various senior executive and board roles over the last 30 years, including Chief Operating Officer at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts and working for leading global brands in the tourism and hospitality sector such as Airtours PLC & Diamond Resorts International. In his new role, Simon will help create robust operating and commercial structures to prepare the business for major expansion across the EMEA region and beyond. The group also includes IDILIQ Developments which covers the planning, designing, and building of the resorts, IDILIQ Estates is responsible for the sale of these properties with the team’s extensive experience in marketing, sales and rentals and IDILIQ Management operates several non-branded resorts on behalf of third-party owners in Europe. 

Simon Jackson says: “With the plans for expansion, we will be focusing on a more personalised guest experience, offering guests variety, value for money and on-demand services. There is an increased desire for more personalised travel experiences and we want to ensure that we stay competitive and ever evolving to not just meet this demand but exceed it. Aside from the high quality of our product and services, our guests truly feel that home away from home experience in all of our residences.”

IDILIQ’s Resort-based Residences aim to meet the growing travel demand for consumers wanting better flexibility with their trips, especially in the post COVID era. The group has seen the need for being able to work remotely, stay for longer and experience the very best of hotel services while keeping the personal space, comfort and security of their own home. Each residence offers a combination of the finest hotel services and activities, with the space and privacy, and security of a self-catering Resort Residence.

All IDILIQ’s resorts allow guests to enjoy the full offering of residences, which include self-catering accommodation combined with hotel services and facilities that include international restaurants, kids’ clubs, pools and spas. For example, Wyndham Grand Residences Costa del Sol, in-between Malaga and Marbella offers a both luxury and relaxed stay with spacious apartments with 1, 2 or 3-bedrooms with individual pools, expansive sun terraces and the choice of multiple restaurants and facilities.