“I am staying for a short time only, my schedule is full. But I have met with young juniors and have personally checked the tracks – they are in a great condition. I am pleasantly surprised by the extent of investments that have been made in the resort of Jasná and the overall organisation at the championships. And in the first place, I am happy about the infrastructure,“ commented Ivan Gašparovič, President of SR, on its visit at the ski resort of Jasná.
Ivan Gašparovič watched the giant slalom race of women on slope no. 7 called “Majstrovská”, with Slovak junior racer Petra Vlhová on the start list. He rode up to the top of Mt. Chopok by the Funitel cable car, accompanied by František Chmelár, Chairman of the Slovak Olympic Committee, Jana Gantnerová, President of the Slovak Ski Association, Andrej Devečka, President of the Organising Committee for the Junior Championships and Bohuš Hlavatý, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director of Tatry mountain resorts, a.s.. The President visited the iconic Rotunda building, which connects the northern and southern slopes of Mt. Chopok, he had a look at accommodation facilities inside the building – the so called Million Star Hotel; and at the panorama Rotunda Restaurant.
Tomorrow is the third day of the Alpine Junior World Championships. For more information about individual races please visit http://www.jasna2014.sk/program/preteky/. And for more information about additional programme called Jasná Fest please see http://www.jasna.sk/aktivity-a-eventy/eventy/jasna-fest-272-432014/. To download pictures of presidential visit please use the following link: http://www.uschovna.cz/zasilka/QIM8DSNJFWTZN8AH-V7F.
Tatry mountain resorts, a.s. is a top subject in the field of tourism in Central and Eastern Europe, which itself or via subsidiaries owns and operates attractive ski resorts and hotels in the area of the Low and High Tatras. These include the resort Jasná Low Tatras and the following hotels: Wellness hotel Grand Jasná, Boutique Hotel Tri studničky, Chalets Záhradky De Luxe and Mountain Hotel Srdiečko. In the High Tatras, TMR owns and operates resorts Tatranská Lomnica, Starý Smokovec and the following hotels: Grandhotel Praha Tatranská Lomnica, Grandhotel Starý Smokovec and hotel FIS Štrbské Pleso. TMR also co‐operates the resort Štrbské Pleso and since the winter season 2012/2013 it has been leasing the mountain resort Špindlerův Mlýn in the Czech Republic in cooperation with SMMR, a.s.. TMR owns Tatralandia, the largest Slovak water park with all-year operation, which offers a lot of water and other entertainment, a Fun Park, relaxation in a special tropical hall with sea water and accommodation in bungalows and suites of the Holiday Village Tatralandia. TMR also owns and rents hotels Kosodrevina, Liptov and Ski&Fun Záhradky and Bungalows. More than 190 million Euros were invested by the end of 2013 in the above mentioned resorts, which helps increase the standard and visitor turnout in the Tatras. The TMR shares have been traded on three European stock exchanges – in Bratislava, Prague and Warsaw since 2012.