The Czech billionaire Radovan Vitek (48) is not afraid of confrontation. A song you can sing in Crans-Montana, VS, where the Investor is majority owner of the mountain Railways.
he has Proven his Temperament in January. During a visit in his piste-Restaurant Merbé Vitek had to wait a long time, then the Steak was cold. The reaction was followed on the foot: The next day, the pickling was made free-to-Team, the Local for a period of ten days closed (EYES reported).
Dry lines and snow wall
Now, the “NZZ am Sonntag” writes about other power struggles in Crans-Montana. So Viteks CMA a piste Restaurant, it’s not part of his Empire have turned off last year during two months the water. During this time, the operator had to fly in the water by helicopter.
Also a hut of the Swiss Alpine club (SAC) came into the visor of Vitek. According to “NZZ on Sunday” called on his company, retroactively, the payment of 38’000 Swiss francs. This is for materials transport and the preparation of the Slope. The SAC did not want to respond to this sudden demand. Immediately Viteks counter measure followed: in Front of the entrance to the hut, a snow wall was built. After all, in the meantime, the parties have settled their dispute.
in 2018, had parked Vitek even the whole mountain lifts of Crans-Montana for two days. In the fall, he then threatens to repeat the criminal action in February 2019. Ironically, during the Ski world Cup! “The matter ended amicably,” explains Viteks aide-de-camp, Philippe Magistretti (63) to VIEW. Friendly in this case means that the race organization Viteks mountain railway company CMA granted the contract for the hosting. (jfr)