About

IFK Hotel Management is an independent company specializing in the professional management of hotels and hotel complexes. IFK Hotel Management is the official representative of Louvre Hotels Group in Russia.

This is exactly the situation where Russian hospitality industry develops rapidly and requires owners to mind their approach to a hotel management strategy. Cooperation with professional management company started at basic stages of a project occurs to be a very smart decision. This kind of partnership is “half a battle” and develops into a success story and growing profitability of a hotel project. Being confident that a property is managed in a proper way an owner can take advantage of focusing on his/her main business objectives.

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IFK Hotel Management — full-cycle hotel operator — provides comprehensive hotel management solutions.

IFK hotel Management, the hotel management company, was established in 2008. The founders of the company consider Hospitality as their philosophy and their business. Our team members gained practical operational and management experience from top-ranked international hotel chains and independent hotels. Our deep understanding of internal industry processes allow us to provide high quality complex services to owners, investors or developers: from a conception idea and effective space zoning to complete technical support of building process, operational hotel management and franchising.

IFK Hotel Management is:

 

  • Russian regional management company with international authorities;
  • team of hospitality industry professionals;
  • hotels and hotel projects in more than 20 cities of Russia;
  • authorized partner of leading international hotel chains (hotel brands from 1 to 5 stars);
  • complex services: from a conception idea to effective operational management;
  • socially responsible company with the attitude.

Goals and Values

We aspire to be the superior choice of Hospitality Management Companies in the Russian Federation. And to be acknowledged by our customers, partners and employees as the number one company in the field of Hospitality Management.

OUR VALUES

  • Commitment to partnership
    • We are committed to maintaining long-term relationships.
    • We are striving for common goals and integration.
    • We value trust.
    • We guarantee reliability, efficiency, competence, responsibility, understanding
      of individual expectations and values.
  • Continuous development
    • We welcome the desire for continuous improvement of professional
      and personal motivations, knowledge and skills.
    • We study, adapt and implement best practices.
    • We take experience as a capital and an instrument of self-improvement.
  • Openness
    • We respect and understand differences and individual needs.
    • We are open to new ideas, proposals and worthy initiatives.
    • We value communication and emotional intelligence.

Business Strategy Business Strategy

With focusing on midscale segment — 3-4*, we offer excellent service for hotels of different categories.

Strategy

IFK Hotel Management is an international service provider focused exclusively on lodging industry. Whether new building, reconstruction of existing property or a hotel as a part of multifunctional complex, our clients benefit from the fact that IFK Hotel Management is aimed to secure success of each project we work on. With focusing on midscale segment — 3-4*, we offer tailor-made service for hotels of different categories.

BUSINESS MODEL

Hotel management is our business and the principal service we provide. With our consultancy services we do assist our clients — within the framework of LOI, Technical Support Agreement and Management Agreement — in uncovering the hidden revenue potential of a hotel and focus on action steps that generate an effective ROI. Expertise and solutions we provide you with are based on in-depth experience, awareness of national hotel market, deep understanding of economic processes run in Russian regions and professional evaluation of market opportunities. We are transparent and we aspire to provide our clients with objective information and present all strengths and opportunities as long as risks and threats of a project. We help to set the right priorities to drive up financial results of a hotel.

IFK Hotel Management offers management services both for independent hotels and hotels to become a part of an international hotel chain (management + franchising). We recognize that each assignment is unique in its scope and budget and we help to make a reasonable decision concerning franchising to meet needs and desires of the client.

Our Team Our Team

Our senior executive team are directly involved in delivering on our owner’s visions and long term goals for every property we work with.

We’ve successfully built highly effective, cross-functional team with unique ability to understand the industry and regional business traditions from all angles. Possessing over half a century of combined experience gained in leading international and Russian companies our team provides a comprehensive and strategic service.

CEO, Managing Partner

MARSEL IZMAYLOV

Marsel Izmaylov is co-founder and CEO of IFK Hotel Management. Mr. Izmaylov serves as the company visionary and practice leader for IFK Hotel Management, whose strategic insight extends to all business processes within the company, specifically in the areas of operation, development, business planning and investment strategies. Mr. Izmaylov’s unparalleled industry philosophies and knowledge shape the direction of IFK Hotel Management.

Prior to co-founding IFK Hotel Management, Mr. Izmaylov had owned and operated numerous businesses. The passion in hospitality has let him to establish Hospitality Management Company. Mr. Izmaylov is a graduate of Moscow State University, where he earned his degree in mathematics and he graduated with Honors.

Partner

MAXIM KRYMSKIY

Maxim Krymskiy has been being a member of the board of directors since June 2010. As one of the founders of IFK Hotel Management, from the very beginning served as General Manager. He was responsible for long range strategic planning, overall operations, business management and continuous evaluation of IFK Hotel Management operations.

Prior to co-founding IFK Hotel Management, Mr. Krymskiy served as Executive Director at Maxima Hotels since 2004. Mr. Krimskiy is a graduate of Plekhanov Russian Economic Academy, where he obtained his degree in economics.

Business Development Director, Deputy CEO

TATIANA AVDOSHINA

Tatiana Avdoshina joined IFK Hotel Management team in 2009 as Development Director responsible for business development and regional expansion of the managed and franchised hotels. Mrs. Avdoshina started her way in hospitality in 1995. She served in various hotels such as Sheraton Palace (former Marco Polo Palace Hotel), Marriott Grand Hotel, Marriott Tverskaya Hotel, Atlas Park Hotel and worked for consulting companies such as Leders2Leaders and Colliers International.

Mrs. Avdoshina graduated from Moscow International Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management and Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics. Tatiana is an author of numerous articles and frequently acts as an expert in professional and business media.

Technical Director

DMITRY KOZLOV

Dmitry Kozlov started working at IFK Hotel Management in 2015 as Technical Director and the head of Technical Department of the company. His main areas of responsibilities include: technical support of projects — from site identification to completion of construction — and overall coordination of design, development and maintaining of the operated properties.
Prior joining IFK hotel Management Mr. Kozlov had been working as construction and investment project manager for several large Russian and international companies for more than 15 years. Dmitry Kozlov graduated from Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (Construction Department).

Chief Financial Officer

MAXIM IZMAYLOV

Maxim Izmaylov joined IFK Hotel Management team in 2010 as Assistant Development Director being responsible for financial forecasting of company projects. Since 2015 Mr. Izmaylov works as Chief Financial Officer, where he is responsible for controlling corporate financial resources, financial reporting, and overall financial management of hotels managed by IFK HM. Mr. Izmaylov started his hospitality career in 2006.
Maxim Izmaylov graduated with honors from Moscow State University, department of mechanics and mathematics.

Senior Project Manager

PHILIPP GUTOROV

Philipp Gutorov started working at IFK Hotel Management back in 2011. As a senior project manager he accomplishes company’s technical project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities on different stages. Mr. Gutorov achieves operational objectives by communication and contributing recommendations to technical specialists on the sites, completing audits and resolving problems.
Philipp Gutorov graduated from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and obtains experience of engineer systems designer, hotel interior and outdoor advertising designer.

Office Manager

JULIA MITROFANOVA

Julia Mitrofanova is responsible for organizing all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth run of Moscow office of IFK Hotel Management. On everyday basis Julia makes sure that all administration processes work effectively, office equipment is maintained and relevant records are up to date.
Before becoming a part of IFK Hotel Management team Julia held a position of Senior Administrator at Sberbank Corporate University. Julia Mitrofanova completed her degree in economics at Moscow Aviation Institute and obtained a diploma of Tourism Manager at Kazakh Academy of Sports and Tourism.

Why to choose IFK Hotel Management Why to choose IFK Hotel Management

Our team holds more than 50 years of combined experience in hospitality management and operations. This allows us to propose our clients best solutions to achieve their goals.

FIVE REASONS TO CHOOSE IFK HOTEL MANAGEMENT AS YOUR PARTNER:

     

    • We offer full range of professional hotel management services: from the idea to effective operating business.
    • Our business is hotel management. For our clients we provide pre-project consulting free of charge. You do not pay for the opportunity to make a decision.
    • Our work is transparent. You know exactly what you pay for.
    • Our decision-making process is effective and efficient. We fulfill our obligations just in time.
    • We are always nearby.