Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Tashkent, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Uzbekistan. The opening of Hyatt Regency Tashkent further expands Hyatt’s brand presence throughout Central Asia and significantly enriches its authentic and diversified brand experiences for guests.“We are delighted to welcome the first Hyatt-branded hotel to Uzbekistan’s capital city,” said Peter Fulton, Group President – Europe, Africa and Middle East, Hyatt. “Hyatt Regency Tashkent has been thoughtfully designed to make guests feel welcome and comfortable so that they can socialise, connect and celebrate any occasion.”Hyatt Regency Tashkent offers guests easy access to local landmarks and tourist attractions, including the National Library, Chorsu Bazaar, Amir Temur Museum and Mustaqillik Square. Additionally, business travellers will be close to nearby government offices, embassies and numerous corporate offices.“It is extremely exciting to welcome guests to the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Uzbekistan,” said Puneet Tandon, Area Vice President and General Manager, Hyatt Regency Tashkent. “The opening of Hyatt Regency Tashkent will provide authentic service and superior facilities that cater to business travellers, leisure guests and groups of all sizes.”GuestroomsWith 300 guestrooms, including 52 suites, Hyatt Regency Tashkent offers bright, spacious accommodation with floor-to-ceiling windows that are elegantly decorated with contemporary furniture and locally inspired artwork. Each guestroom has a generous workspace with an ergonomic chair and charging station; bathrooms feature a soothing walk-in rain shower with separate bathtub. Regency Club rooms and suites include access to the Regency Club lounge on the sixth floor, serving complimentary continental breakfast, as well as evening cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.Culinary experiencesThe restaurants at Hyatt Regency Tashkent build on Hyatt’s history of culinary excellence.Sette Pizza Bistro and Bar offers Italian pizza in a vibrant atmosphere with rooftop dining featuring skyline views of Tashkent.Khiva Café, an all-day dining restaurant, is located on the hotel’s ground floor and offers guests international breakfast items and local specialities. Lunch and dinner menus feature authentic Uzbek and Central Asian cuisine.Chai Lounge features freshly brewed coffee, a wide selection of teas and delicious pastries and bakery items.Guests can also enjoy a lively bar on the seventh floor, which features a DJ-mixing table and an outdoor terrace that provides a selection of shisha flavors. Open to guests beginning late afternoon, the bar serves a variety of cocktails and after dinner offerings.Event venuesHyatt Regency Tashkent is the perfect venue for a variety of events such as weddings, social banquets, exhibitions, meetings and conferences in the heart of Uzbekistan’s capitol. With more than 1200 square metres of flexible meeting and event facilities, including a more than 600-square-metre ballroom, the hotel provides thoughtfully designed multifunctional spaces with high-tech audiovisual and lighting solutions.