Hyatt Hotels has announced the return of Hyatt Regency brand to Almaty in Kazakhstan. The hospitality group has collaborated with JSC Kazakh-Austrian Joint Venture (Rahat JSC) for this project which is expected to open in 2019.

Located on Satpaev Avenue, Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace will cater to both, business and leisure travellers. The 292-key hotel will feature high-end accommodations, unique food and beverage outlets and a multifunctional lobby. Hyatt StayFit gym and an indoor swimming pool are some of the recreational facilities that will be available at this hotel.

In addition, the hotel will also offer a 219 sqm ballroom for organising meetings and social events.

Takuya Aoyama, vice president, development for Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS at Hyatt said, “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 travellers. 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.”