Takuya Aoyama

Vice President for Development - Hyatt International (EAME)

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 the early ‘90’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.

14:15 - 14:55

Tuesday March 28th

The Resort Boom - Health & Wellness and Branded Residences

Otmar Michaeler

Co-Founder & CEO, Falkensteiner Michaeler Tourism Group

Jaidev Menezes

Regional Vice President, Mixed-Use Development (EMEA), Marriott International

Mark Hennebry

Director - Hotels, CP Holdings

Ulrike Rabmer-Koller

CEO, Rabmer Group

Takuya Aoyama

VP Development, Hyatt International

Chair: Philip Bacon

Senior Director, Horwath HTL Spain & Andorra