Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Sochi, the third Hyatt-branded hotel in Russia. The 198-room hotel offers stunning panoramic city and sea views and will cater to business and leisure guests. “The opening of Hyatt Regency Sochi marks a significant step forward in expanding our brand presence in Russia, a country that is rapidly becoming a burgeoning business and leisure destination,” said Peter Norman, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development for Hyatt in the Europe, Africa, and Middle East region. “The new hotel will help to redefine the standard for hotels in Sochi, bringing an unprecedented level of quality, service and innovation to the city.” The newly built Hyatt Regency Sochi is strategically located in the central district of the city alongside the beach promenade, offering idyllic views of the Black Sea. The location provides easy access to the city’s railway station and port, and is only 12 miles from Adler International Airport. It is also a short walk from the main cultural and recreational areas of Sochi. Points of interest nearby include the Formula 1 track and the beautiful historical part of the city. “We are thrilled to bring the Hyatt Regency brand’s authentic hospitality and world-class facilities to southern Russia, a new part of the country for the brand,” said Jean Francois Durand, general manager of Hyatt Regency Sochi. “The Hyatt Regency brand is all about keeping people connected and energized, which is a perfect fit for the city of Sochi and the travelers that we know will visit this destination.” Guestrooms The 14-floor, 198-room hotel includes 28 luxury suites, with an upscale range of innovative, modern amenities and services, including high-speed internet. All guest rooms include features such as climate control, multi-satellite and cable television, as well as ergonomic work areas that are designed specifically with business guests in mind. Each room will have stylish and comfortable interiors – including spacious bathrooms with a full set of amenities. To ensure guests enjoy the stunning views of the Black Sea and the city, each room has floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious balconies that provide spectacular views of the beautiful local scenery.