Society & Environment

On the path to sustainability

We are working on a pilot project at the Tigaiga:  one of  Spain’s first self-composting system The system consists of a machine for bio-waste of food origin installed at the hotel, with the capacity to treat 17 tonnes of bio-waste a year, which will produce 2 tonnes of good quality compost to be used inContinue Reading “On the path to sustainability”

Tigaiga & travel industry

Hotel Tigaiga & Tigaiga Suites – TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence 2018

Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world. This designation is presented to approximately 10% of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year. There is no application process for the Certificate of Excellence, and the achievement is earned overContinue Reading “Hotel Tigaiga & Tigaiga Suites – TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence 2018”

Our loyal staff

May 30th – Dia de Canarias

Today we celebrate the regional holiday of the Canary Islands. The holiday is held in memory of the first session of the new regional parliament on May 30, 1983. Since then, the “Día de Canarias” is celebrated on all islands, and throughout the day numerous events take place, with tradition and folklore in the foreground.Continue Reading “May 30th – Dia de Canarias”

Society & Environment

Social Accounting for Sustainability

Last Friday  at the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism the lecturer of the University of the Basque Country, Leire San José, gave a seminar on social monetization. She, together with Professor José Luis Retolaza, leads the methodology of monetization of social value that Beatriz Guzmán Pérez and Javier Mendoza Jimenez (from the University ofContinue Reading “Social Accounting for Sustainability”

Society & Environment

Implementing innovative waste management measures

Today we installed a new composting machine for the treatment of the organic waste from our kitchen and restaurant: we want to reduce waste, and the emission of greenhouse gases and produce a quality compost for our gardens. Our team will now deposit organic waste daily in the “Big Hanna” composter. We hope that inContinue Reading “Implementing innovative waste management measures”

Guests & Friends

New EU pilot project: Urban waste

Again, we are starting to collaborate in a new EU pilot project iniciative. This time it will be:  “Urban Waste”. The project will develop eco-innovative and gender-sensitive waste prevention and management strategies in cities with high levels of tourism in order to reduce the urban waste production and improve municipal waste management. In our specific case the firstContinue Reading “New EU pilot project: Urban waste”

Tigaiga & the media

Successful Case Studies in the Canary Islands’ Tourism Industry

Case 14   Hotel Tigaiga: a deep rooted business culture by Jose Alerto Martínez, University of La Laguna   https://books.google.es/books?id=7MI3DwAAQBAJ&lpg=PA223&ots=d5hhfnxk1p&dq=a%20deep%20rooted%20business%20culture%20hotel%20tigaiga&hl=es&pg=PA223#v=onepage&q=a%20deep%20rooted%20business%20culture%20hotel%20tigaiga&f=false