Living in the Olympiaregion Seefeld: How long have you already been living here or what brought you here? What makes the Olympiaregion so special for you / your family?
More than 40 years already, my family run their hotel and restaurant activities here in the Olympiaregion Seefeld. No need to explain that working in a hotel & with guests is something I am born with. Due to our long family tradition – my grandma’s name was Albrecht – we have a strong, personal connection with Seefeld. The reasons for such a successful business in the Olympiaregion Seefeld are its singularity of a unique scenery and its humans and balanced seasons.
Each of our partner-hotels for WSC-athletes in the area is unique: How would you describe the philosophy which brought you to this point and which distinguishes you from other hotels?
We like above all the direct contact with people and our heart beats for our family led hotel in 3rd generation. Our philosophy, which my father lived an implemented from the very beginning, is still valid these days -
Farsightedness, staying at the pulse of time and keeping up with the moment yet attempting to concentrate judiciously on long-term engagements. And, of course, making the right investment at the correct time.
Are there any personal memories of the last FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 1985 that you / your family could share with us? Did this event change or create new ambitions for Nordic ski sport?
In 1985, I was 3 years old and that’s why I do not have that much souvenirs. But business people from a previous generation often tell us about the busiest commercial periods of the Olympiaregion and that the growth and development in the following years laid a solid foundation for an interesting and commercially strong destination.
What are you looking forward to while hosting the top WSC 2019 athletes in your hotel?
Besides athletes we try to make a maximum to satisfy our regular customers who make already now their reservation and let us know their preferences due to this event. We want to inspire them and the rest of the world should be inspired by our responsible medias!
Do you have a vision or a personal wish for 2019?
We want our motto “hand in hand” to come true! Certainly, to have put on an unforgettable event that stays in everyone's mind, that once again lays a solid foundation for the following years and which has shown the possibilities and the beauties of our 'own doorstep' to the whole world.