Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with Yug – Novy Vek, a subsidiary of leading Russian real estate developer Snegiri Development, to manage Hyatt Regency Sochi, which is under construction and expected to open in late 2013 in Sochi, Russia, host of the 2014 Winter Games.
“Hyatt Regency Sochi is a priority project for us,” said Sergey Demin, chief executive officer of Snegiri Development, “and we have engaged the best architects and designers from the Scottish architectural firm RMJM and the French interior designer Valode & Pistre. We have also engaged Rasen Construction, a leading Turkish contractor, for construction of this complex and unique project. We are confident that Hyatt Regency Sochi will become the center of resort life in Sochi and the premier 5-star hotel in all of the famous Black Sea Riviera.”
Hyatt Regency hotels are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Property sizes range from 200 rooms to more than 2,000, and feature intimate and large meeting spaces, as well as a full range of services and dining options tailored to serve the needs of conventions, business travelers or resort vacationers.
“Hyatt Regency Sochi will join the portfolio of 143 Hyatt Regency hotels around the world and will mark the first Hyatt hotel in Sochi, Russia’s largest seaside, health and holiday resort destination,” said Gebhard Rainer, managing director, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts - Europe, Africa, and Middle East. “We are delighted that we will be able to offer business and leisure travelers in Sochi the same authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known worldwide.”
Also in Russia today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Moscow.
City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.
Moscow.mobi is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.
Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.
Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.
City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.