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Slovakia: recreation and ecology in the High Tatras

Slovakia: recreation and ecology in the High Tatras
Kempinski Hotel in Slovakia

University of Presov signed a contract with the Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras for the supply of organically grown herbs for the hotel's restaurant kitchen.

Under the contract, the Center for human and animal ecology at the University of Presov will specially grow spices and herbs for one of the best hotels in Slovakia. The agreement was signed by the rector of the University of Presov Rene Matlovich and general manager of Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras Gerd Ruge.

According to the rector of the University of Presov, practical cooperation of the leading educational institution in the High Tatras and transfer of scientific knowledge for the benefit of people is one of the missions of the university along with research and educational activities.

Among the spices and plants, cultivation and supply of which will be provided by the Centre for ecology of the University of Presov are thyme, burdock, rosemary, melissa, chamomile, peppermint and basil.

One of the forms of cooperation will also be equipping by the staff of the University of a special showcase in the Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras. It will be a kind of garden under glass, where guests will be able to get acquainted with herbs and spices grown in the High Tatras reserve.

The herbs that will be grown in the center the hotel expects to use in preparing special herbal teas, as well as for flavoring delicious dishes.

High Tatras is one of the key tourist regions of the country. In the High Tatras reserve are located the leading ski resorts in Slovakia. In addition, the rest in Slovakia in the High Tatras region is famous for its health-improving atmosphere of alpine resorts. They are Stary Smokovec - a resort on the shores of Lake Strbske Pleso, where you will find Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras. Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras is one of the few 5-star hotels in the High Tatras. Opening of the Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras was held in May 2009.

Date: 16/12/2010

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