The investment project proposals are focused mainly on developing restaurant and accommodation facilities, widening the offer of transport facilities and increasing the comfort of ski slopes, as well as completing and improving the quality of the infrastructure and additional services. Official permissions for the given projects have not been issued yet, the plans are being prepared only, they are undergoing very strict inspections by EIA regarding their possible impact on the environment and following other procedures in accordance with applicable laws.
Within the following five years, a new cableway is planned to be built on Mt. Chopok – in the locality of Biela Púť – Priehyba, which should relieve the busy traffic in the area of “Koliesko. Cableways should be built also in the areas of Krupová – Dereše and Otupné Luková in more than five years. The resort is doing its best to improve the quality of ski pistes and to adapt them to the actual skiers standard per hectare according to the needs of modern clients, to widen mainly the blue pistes and to increase the capacity of the snowmaking system so that the resort could have enough snow made within 10 days. All these activities aim to improve the infrastructure and additional activities also by using the latest innovative technologies and to widen the offer of accommodation facilities and gastro services.
As far as the development plans of restaurant and accommodation facilities are concerned, the resort of Jasná Nízke Tatry has introduced the project of the Jasná Centre, which is located in the very heart of the ski resort next to the lower station of the Grand Jet cable car and the Biela Púť chairlift and offers a shopping promenade that has been missing in the area. The project of the Jasná Centre includes suites with 600 beds and an indoor car park with 380 places. As for the accommodation capacity, Chalets Otupné are planned to be finished within the following five years. A new self-service restaurant called Vyhliadka (Outlook) should be opened inside the upper station building of the Lúčky – Vyhliadka chairlift. TMR intends to open a new aprés-ski Champange bar in 2017, to cover the southern terrace of the Rotunda restaurant with glass in 2018 and to build a self-service panoramic restaurant in the area of Priehyba in 2019. For more details, please read http://www.jasna.sk/hory/blog/.
Tatry mountain resorts, a.s. (TMR) is the leader in tourism in Central and Eastern Europe; it owns and operates attractive mountain resorts, amusement parks, restaurant facilities, sports services, shops and hotels. In the Low Tatras TMR owns and operates the resort Jasná Nízke Tatry and hotels Wellness hotel Grand Jasná, Boutique Hotel Tri Studničky, Chalets Jasná De Luxe, Hotel Srdiečko, and Hotel
Rotunda. TMR is also the owner of Aquapark Tatralandia, the largest Slovak aquapark with year-round operation, which besides water entertainment includes Tropical Paradise, a special tropical indoor hall with sea water, as well as Fun Park, and accommodation in bungalows and apartments of Holiday Village Tatralandia. In the High Tatras TMR owns and operates the resort Vysoké Tatry with mountain areas of Tatranská Lomnica, Starý Smokovec, and Štrbské Pleso, which TMR co-manages. In the High Tatras TMR also owns hotels Grandhotel Praha Tatranská Lomnica, Grandhotel Starý Smokovec, Hotel FIS Štrbské Pleso and Mountain hotel Hrebienok. TMR also owns a 9.5 % share in Melida, a.s., which leases and operates the resort Špindlerův Mlýn in the Czech Republic. In Poland TMR owns a 97% share in the mountain resort Szczyrkowski Ośrodek Narciarski S.A. (SON), a 75% share in a company that owns and operates Silesian Amusement Park (Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko) and a 7.% share in an amusement-educational project via the Polish company Korona Ziemi Sp. z.o.o. TMR also owns and leases hotels Slovakia, Kosodrevina, Liptov and Ski&Fun Záhradky a Bungalovy to third parties. By the end of 2015 EUR 206 mil. had been invested into development and modernisation of TMRs resorts. TMR shares are traded on three European stock exchanges – in Bratislava, Prague, and Warsaw.