Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with Terra Tour Service EOOD for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Sofia, Bulgaria. Hyatt Regency Sofia will mark the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Bulgaria, and will add to Hyatt’s growing footprint in Europe.
“We look forward to collaborating with the team at Terra Tour Service to open the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Bulgaria,” said Peter Norman, senior vice president, acquisitions and development – Europe, Africa, and Middle East for Hyatt. “Hyatt Regency Sofia will be designed to foster connections and serve as a dynamic, energizing place where guests can collaborate, share and find inspiration. We are confident that the globally recognized Hyatt Regency brand will resonate with the growing base of business and leisure travelers visiting the country.”
Hyatt Regency Sofia will be located in the heart of the Bulgarian capital on Vasil Levski Square. Guests will be a short walking distance from the National Assembly, which houses the country’s parliament, as well as many of Bulgaria’s cultural institutions and tourist attractions, including the Monument to Vasil Levski, Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, National Academy of Arts, SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library, and Sofia University.
“We look forward to welcoming guests to Hyatt Regency Sofia, where they will find the Hyatt Regency brand’s authentic service, culinary experiences and superb meetings and events facilities,” said Lachezar Todorov, chief executive officer, Terra Tour Service. “This is our first project with Hyatt, and with the combination of the strong Hyatt Regency brand experience and the hotel’s excellent facilities, we believe Hyatt Regency Sofia will have a great appeal to those visiting the country.”
Expected to open in 2018, Hyatt Regency Sofia will deliver on the contemporary expectations of guests and meeting planners. The 190-room hotel will feature three restaurants, which will build off the Hyatt Regency brand’s history of culinary excellence, as well as a rooftop bar with unrivalled views of the city. The hotel will serve as the perfect venue for a variety of events such as weddings, social banquets, exhibitions, meetings, and conferences, offering more than 12,900 square feet (1,200 square meters) of flexible meeting and event facilities. Additionally, the hotel will offer a fitness center and spa.