History

2015
• Lunch of catering service Bankatering.ru. 

2014
• Launch of Katerina.ru.

2013
• Creation of new hotel concept Hotelean.

2012-2013
• Currently market research is being carried out on new potential markets, EU, UK and US.

2010
• In February UMACO repositioned the Eurolux hotel to Katerina Park, made a complete re-branding by refurbishing 3 floors, basement, entrance and created a conference floor.

2009
• In December 2009 UMACO acquires the Eurolux hotel with the intent to rebrand and reposition the hotel.
• In April 2009, UMACO announced 100% non-smoking policy for all Katerina hotels. 

2008
• Project and development works are begun on Katerina Infra hotel in Omsk.
• UMACO Management is formed.
• UMACO Finance is formed.
• Providing of the pre-construction works for Katerina City Krasnodar.

2007
• UMACO Development is formed.
• The brand new project of the INFRA-series is developed.
• The consulting for the Katerina City Yelabuga is completed.

2006
• Sochi Golf & Spa Resort was nominated for a title "Best golf-project of the year" by Russian Golf Association and "Elena Kozhevnikova – Golforest".
• UMACO enters in Russian regional markets with hotel projects under construction in Yelabuga and Krasnodar follow to the concept of creation of independent hotel chain under KATERINA brand.
• Beginning of the construction Katerina City Yelabuga Hotel & Apartment complex in the Republic of Tatarstan.
• UMACO sells Katerina-Alpik apartments, partly to private investors, partly to the Swedish Investment Fund 11 Invest - a unique deal (sale-lease-back) on the Russian hotel market. The hotel remains under UMACO management.

2005
• A wide range of unique concepts for hotel and resort complexes, SPA and golf objects are created.

2004
• Start of operation of the National Hotel Chain company, founded with the purpose of creating a chain of business class hotels in the Russian cities.
• Start of works on construction of the Soсhi Golf and Spa Resort.
• Beginning of the cooperation with the Krasnaya Polyana company on the TSMC Krasnaya Polyana project.
• Planning concept and management plan for the countryside hotel Russky Les near the city of Lipetsk are developed.

2003
• Construction of the Katerina Alpik apartment complex at the Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort.
• Purchase of a land plot, and preparation of a construction site for the Katerina-Residence сlub-apartment complex in the Esto-Sadok settlement at the Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort, the second stage of the Katerina Club system.

2002
• Signing the contract for providing consulting services to Moskva and Chaika hotels in Sochi; start of works on reconstruction projects for these hotels.
• Initiation of a training program – the Katerina Hospitality Personnel Training System (Katerina HPTS), focused on UMACO demands for skilled hotel personnel.
• UMACO-South company began to work in Sochi, being the UMACO representation in work over projects in the South Federal region of Russia.

2001
• Start of work on development of the Town-planning Investment Concept for Accommodation, Design, Construction and Operation of a Hotel Complex in Greater Sochi.
• Treaty conclusion to render consulting services for Katerina Iris Congress hotel.

2000
• Katerina City Hotel is fully operational, with total capacity of 120 rooms.

1998
• Opening of the first building Katerina City Hotel, capacity of 30 guest rooms.

1997
• Sweagent AB starts the concept development and realization of the project for construction of a business class hotel in Moscow: Katerina City.

1989
• Sweagent AB is registrated in Stockholm, Sweden. Main area of business is export of construction materials from Sweden to Russia.