In the series of Slice of Life interviews, we are trying to get a look behind the business side of our business partners and well-known industry names. We explore what makes them tick and what occupies their day and thoughts when they are not at work. Keep on reading for a glimpse of Angelika Dietmayer in her spare time.
Q: What gets you going in the morning?
A wonderful, big cup of hot coffee.
Q: What is a personal project you are currently working on or wish you were?
My garden – I’ve planted a few raspberry bushes last weekend, as well as strawberries and colourful flowers; it’s getting nicer and nicer :)
Q: How do you spend a normal weekend?
With cleaning up the house, cooking, and doing sports and outdoor activities in our beautiful surroundings in Schladming-Dachstein – very simple, normal things…
Q: What are your hobbies/what do you do for fun?
Depending on the season: skiing, ski touring, hiking, tennis, and reading!
Q: What do you count as your biggest non-work related achievement?
I’ve got two wonderful daughters: my family is the most important thing in my life!
Q: How are you known among your friends?
I’m the one for having a nice glass of wine with.
Q: What is your absolutely favorite place in Austria that you love to visit and why?
Now as the snow is melting, I’m looking forward to one of my favourite hikes: the 3-lakes tour near my home village. It’s a wonderful hike, in the beginning through a forest, passing a great waterfall, heading for the lakes with a spectacular view to the opposite mountains. And with a delicious lunch in the hut near the lake.
Q: What kind of conference would you like to attend if you could choose?
A conference where it is possible to meet with the attendees not only during the conference in a business meeting, but also more personal. It’s always good to get to know people more personal.
Q: What is your best source of information?
Newspapers (printed and online) as well as online magazines/articles and newsletters.
Q: What is the most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this week?
The latest detailed information on the international markets, with the COVID-19 effects on travelling, the current situation as well as a preview of trends and changes; a well-researched summary from the Austrian Tourism Board.