He also obtained his O’levels at the British Yeoward School in Puerto de la Cruz. After graduation with ‘Abitur’ from St. Blasien College in the Black Forest, he did his apprenticeship qualified as a hotel keeper at the ‘Hyatt Regency’ in Cologne. In Switzerland at the SHL in Luceme he passed the cuisine course,
and gained the official title of Hotelier at the WIHOGAin Dortmund. He gathered experience in the Food and Beverage department of “Kaufhof”-Warehouse in Cologne, at the “Hyatt La Manga” in Murcia, and finally at the “Bellevue Palace” in Beme, until his retum to Tenerife and the Tigaiga in 1996. In 1999, he won the CIT prize awarded as young businesssman of the year and since 2003 he has been Vice-President of the Puerto de la Cruz Tourism Authority. He now sits on the committee of Tenerife’s Hotel Association, ASHOTEL, and has been a member of the Management Committee of the Tenerife Association of Young Empresarios since 2005. He is married, has two girls, and runs the Hotel Tigaiga together with his 2 sisters. His particular area is Food and Beverage as well as Security and Technology. He is also of course, responsible for the well-being of the Hotel guests.