DID YOU KNOW? The strawberry variety Senga-TIGAIGA got its name from the german scientist Professor R. v. Sengbusch (1898-1985) who spend days in Tenerife studying and staying in our hotel.
Because our forefathers did not have the means to heat and cool we have nowadays, they were obliged to take account of the environment to achieve the desired comfort. A kidney-shaped pool was build on the Tigaiga premises in 1964. Something very unusual, as all swimming pools of that period were rectangular. And this is why.Continue Reading “Bioclimatic is neither new nor a passing gimmick”
We are finishing a holiday at what must be one of Tenerife´s most charming hotels – “Tigaiga”.
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was born in Vigo, son of Heinz (Enrique) Talg Shulz, from Lüneburg, whose first wife had been Ida Wyss. After the early death of his mother, he lived and grew up in Olten, Switzerland with her family, to return to Tenerife at the end of the Civil War. He began his experience in hotel managementContinue Reading “Enrique Talg Wyss”
A truly ‘self-made man’. Born in Horndorf near Lüneburg. he began his career as an apprentice waiter at the hotel “Weisser Ross” in Lüneburg. After the Great War he felt the urge to spread his wings and this brought him to the Hotel Palace in Madrid. Later he was manager and leaseholder of the restaurantContinue Reading “Heinz “Enrique” Talg Schulz”
The Guanches were divided into various kingdoms, one of which was the kingdom of Taoro’, including the fertile Orotava Valley where –according to an old legend- a frightful dragon was always on the watch that nobody might steal the ‘golden apples’ growing in the valley. After various memorable battles, the Spanish conquerors finally defeated theContinue Reading “The origin of the name “Tigaiga””