Takuya Aoyama is Vice President for Development with Hyatt International (EAME) LLC, responsible for expanding Hyatt’s portfolio of brands in the markets of Central & Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the CIS. Takuya has been working in the field of real estate and hotel development since early 1990’s and held positions with companies including European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Holiday Inn Worldwide, Andersen and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Since joining Hyatt, Takuya has successfully negotiated and closed over 30 management and franchise deals, including Andaz Prague, Parisi Udvar Budapest, Hyatt Regency Kotor Bay, Hyatt Regency Zadar, Hyatt Regency Novi Sad, Hyatt Regency Sofia and Hyatt all-inclusive collection properties in Bulgaria.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of premier brands. As of September 30, 2022, the Company's portfolio included more than 1,200 hotel, all-inclusive, and wellness resort properties in 72 countries across six continents.