Date: June 2018
Location: Satpaev Avenue in the centre of Almaty, Kazakhstan’s commercial and financial capital.
Name: Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace – opening 2019
No. of Keys: 292
Owner: Rahat JSC, a Kazakh-Austrian joint venture.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced a management agreement between JSC Kazakh-Austrian Joint Venture and Hyatt, for the development of Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace.
The former Hyatt Regency Almaty operated in the same building between 1995 and 2011.
“We are delighted to announce the return of the Hyatt Regency brand to Almaty and bring a globally recognized brand to the city that will resonate well with the growing base of business travelers,” said Takuya Aoyama, vice president, development for Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS at Hyatt.
“We look forward to collaborating with Rahat JSC, and believe the hotel will be an exciting development as we build on the strength of the Hyatt Regency brand throughout Central Asia.”
Featuring smartly configured guestrooms, imaginative culinary experiences, and a multi-functional lobby, the hotel will offer a variety of places to work, connect, eat and drink. The hotel will also feature the signature Hyatt StayFit gym and an indoor swimming pool and a meeting and event space including a 2,368 square foot ballroom.
“The Hyatt Regency brand has a special place in the history of Rahat Palace, and we look forward to this new relationship with Hyatt,” said Alexery Kravtsov, acting general director, Rahat JSC.
THPT Comment: This is the 2nd return to a city/country for Hyatt Regency…where next?
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