We are a proven team of advisors that has been providing professional and innovative hotel real estate consulting solutions to hotel investors across Poland and the rest of Central & Eastern Europe.
Our team has a total of more than 100 years of combined hotel real estate and hotel operational experience. Together we have worked on more than 350 projects across Central & Eastern Europe. Our complete range of hotel real estate advisory and management services ensures that whatever your hotel business goals are, we are able to propel your success.
Before establishing our practice, our team was part of Colliers International Poland where for nine years we completed more than 300 hotel mandates. Hotel Professionals was a necessary transition in order for us to offer new exciting and innovative services to the hotel market not only in Poland but throughout the CEE region. Hotel Professionals continues on servicing our previous clients with Colliers International not only in Poland but throughout the CEE region, as well as other Consulting Real Estate Agencies across Poland.
Why Hotel Professionals?
Our reports and services are clear and to the point.
Our team has over 100 years of combined hotel market experience.
We have deep market insight through long standing relationships with the major participants in the industry.
Comprehensive Service Offer
We provide services at every stage of the hotel investment process from A to Z.
We support our clients every step of the way.
Our financial analyses are supported by actual market data and trusted by banking institutions.
At Your Service
We are easily reachable and quickly respond to our client’s needs.
We have a vast network of certified and recommended industry professionals.
We help create optimal hotel designs enhancing their value from day one.
Precyzyjnie i rzeczowo
Nasze usługi świadczymy w sposób przejrzysty i rzeczowy.
Doświadczenie w branży
Jako zespół posiadamy łącznie 100 lat doświadczenia w branży hotelowej.
Posiadamy duże rozeznanie w realnej sytuacji rynkowej, co zawdzięczamy długoletnim relacjom z najważniejszymi uczestnikami rynku hotelowego.
Wiele usług i rozwiązań
Świadczymy usługi od A do Z, czyli na każdym etapie procesu realizacji inwestycji hotelowej.
Wspieramy naszych Klientów w każdym kroku na drodze do sukcesu.
Nasze analizy finansowe są poparte rzetelnymi danymi rynkowymi, czym zdobyliśmy zaufanie banków.
Łatwo do nas dotrzeć, szybko reagujemy na potrzeby naszych Klientów.
Posiadamy rozbudowaną sieć uznanych i rekomendowanych specjalistów branżowych.
Kreacja i optymalizacja
Pomagamy kreować optymalne projekty hotelowe, od samego początku podnosząc ich wartość i potencjał.
Alex Kloszewski (MRICS)
Alex Kloszewski, the former Managing Director of the InterContinental Hotels in Poland & Czech Republic, the previous Head of the Hospitality Department and Partner in Colliers International Poland is now the Managing Partner of Hotel Professionals.
Alex Kloszewski has been connected with the hotel and hospitality sector since 1973. He started his professional carrier in the United Stated where he used to work in the Marriott Hotels & Resorts. Alex Kloszewski also worked with Radisson Hotels, Wyndham Hotels International in cities Los Angeles, Dallas, San Antonio, New Orleans, Aruba and Szczecin, and most recently as the General Manager was responsible for the 5-star InterContinental Hotel in Warsaw.
In 2002, Alex founded the Warsaw Destination Alliance, an organization dedicated to promoting Warsaw internationally and developing local tourism. The WDA members include all of the important 5-star hotels in Warsaw, as well as conference venues, PKiN, EXPO, Warsaw Chopin airport, airlines, art galleries, museums, city and local organizations and sports venues i.e. National Stadium and Stadium of Legia and major corporates serving the hospitality industry such as Coca Cola, SAB Miller, Martini Rossi and Makro. In April 2011 Alex Kloszewski also became the co-founder and vice president of the Warsaw Tourist organization. After 9 years with Colliers International in Poland, Alex, together with the rest of the members of the Colliers Hospitality Department opened an independent hotel advisory company – Hotel Professionals. The new entity was a necessary transfer in order to be able to extend our scope of services to include hotel management support.
Special Projects & Operations
Guy Simmons has been actively involved in the hospitality sector since 1974. His professional career spans the East and West coast of the United States, the Caribbean as well as Central & Eastern Europe. Guy previously worked for private and public entities managing their hotels under global brands such as DoubleTree by Hilton, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts and Radisson SAS (now Radisson Blu).
In 1992 Guy began his European hospitality carrier arriving in Szczecin Poland as a member of the Radisson Hotel Szczecin opening team. Guy then moved to Moscow, Russia to become part of the Radisson Slavjanskaya Hotel management team.
His European career continued when he transferred back to Poland to join Alex in the opening of three Holiday Inns in the country, including the Holiday Inn Kraków, Gdańsk and Wrocław. Guy later joined Alex in the opening of the iconic InterContinental Warsaw Hotel.
In the years 2005 – 2007, Guy was the Director of Operations for Domina Hotels and Resorts for Northern and Eastern Europe where he travelled extensively throughout Russia and Ukraine. From 2008 – 2011 Guy was part of Colliers’ Hospitality Department in Poland, where he was in charge of key international clients. Since his tenure in Colliers, Guy managed the construction and pre-opening activities of first the DoubleTree by Hilton in Wawer and then the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in the Kraków Airport.
Jacek Tokarski (MRICS)
Partner | Senior Investment Analyst
Jacek Tokarski as Hotel Professionals’s Senior Investment Analyst is responsible for preparing the hotel financial analyses for the company. Together with the other members of the team, Jacek analyzes the profitability of hotel investments for our clients. Jacek is also the lead in conducting the due diligence side of our hotel brokerage services. Jacek has worked on transaction projects such as the LIM Center/Marriott Warsaw Hotel, Holiday Inn Gdańsk and Wrocław and Grand Hotel Łódź. Furthermore, Jacek coordinates the brand acquisition process for hotel investors and owners. Jacek also works closely with external entities in producing our valuation services.
From 2004 to 2012 Jacek worked for the multi-national company Colliers International starting as a financial analyst for the Office Department and then was promoted to investment analyst in Colliers Poland’s Investment Department. During his time with the investment department, Jacek supported Alex’s activities periodically where he became passionate about the hotel industry. For his last six years with the company Jacek worked for the Hospitality Department as the Investment Analyst.
Partner | Vice President
Magda Kossowska apart from being an integral part in realizing orders is also responsive for the administrative side of the business. Magda manages the entire customer relationship process from start to finish. Magda also plays a major role in executing our services by preparing market studies, research and investment memorandums in Polish.
Magda gained her experience through working closely with the best specialists in the field, being part of the Hospitality team at Colliers International Poland where she worked for over seven years. During this time, Magda took part in in countless deals associated with our hotel real estate services in Poland and in Europe.
Partner | Transaction Manager
Patrick Kloszewski is responsible for preparing our in-depth hotel market studies, feasibility studies and memorandums. Patrick also manages our relationships with foreign investors as well as international hotel chains and operators.
Patrick, being the son of a hotelier, from an early age lived in many hotels throughout the world. In his late teens and early twenties, Patrick worked in several hotel departments in order to understand the business from the ground up.
Patrick’s hotel real estate experienced started in Colliers International Poland, where for over 6 years he took part in numerous hotel real estate mandates including feasibility studies, hotel brand acquisitions, operational reviews and due diligence.
Przemysław Wiraszka is a Financial Analyst at Hotel Professionals and plays an integral part in the preparation of hotel investment feasibility studies, market studies and financing reports. Przemysław is a Warsaw School of Economics graduate and holds an MBA from Koźmiński University.
Przemysław has over 10 years of real estate market experience working in financial departments of various real estate developers in Poland. In 2007 Przemek worked as a Financial Analyst in Magnus Group where he was responsible for financial reporting and project investment analysis. In 2009 he joined Rezydent S.A. – owner of the Radisson Blu in Gdańsk (among other properties), where he served as the financial controller and identified new potential investment projects for the group. Przemysław transferred to Xcity Investment in 2015 as Project Manager where he coordinated the preparation, realization, and commercialization of several investment projects.
Research and Market Specialist
Patrycja became part of the Hotel Professionals team in August 2015. Her responsibilities include gathering data on the hotel market and preparing market reports, investment memorandums, as well as preparing offers for Clients. She’s also responsible for contact with the media and developing the company’s marketing strategy.
Patrycja completed her studies at the University of Warsaw, where wrote her Master’s thesis in Urban Sociology. She began her experience with the real estate market, while working in the Administration department at Colliers International. Patrycja also enjoys engaging actively in the MICE segment.
Director of Hotel Operations
Katarzyna is primarily responsible for coordinating the pre-opening and opening process of hotels managed by the company. In addition to that, Katarzyna supports the board of directors and general directors of individual hotels on all current operational, administrative and HR issues, as well as developing hotel budgets and marketing and sales plans.
Katarzyna has been involved in the hotel industry for 16 years. During this time, she actively developed her experience and knowledge in international hotel chains such as InterContinental Hotels Group, Accor Hotels, IBB Hotels and Hilton Worldwide. In addition, Katarzyna worked as a consultant for the Hospitality team in Colliers International’s consulting firm, from which Hotel Professionals originated.
Małgorzata Lewandowska is responsible for project management, with the particular focus on projects in the rapidly growing sectors related to the typical hotel industry in Poland, including the new generation of hostels and students’ residences, senior homes, and rental housing. In addition, she assists the team in developing Feasibility Studies and Investment Memoranda, preparing financial forecasts and analysis, and producing reports for the hotel property market.
Malgorzata is a graduate of the Faculty of Finance and Banking at the Warsaw School of Economics and a postgraduate from the field of real estate in the European Business School Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. Before joining the HP team, Malgorzata spent 5 years in commercial real estate, including Apartment Hotels.