Sustainability & Environment

MAMAN – Ashotel – Hotel Tigaiga

The NGO Maman Africa Humanitaria and Ashotel are collaborating in a campaign to collect sunglasses, caps, hats and sunscreen from the establishments associated with the Tenerife Employers’ association. Many tourists who visit us leave these items in the hotels and apartments after their stay and do not claim them. We want to collect them from all those establishments thatContinue Reading “MAMAN – Ashotel – Hotel Tigaiga”

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We help them you reach the sea!

The Cory’s Shearwater is the most abundant seabird in the Canary Islands. It lives on the open seas and it only comes to the coast to breed in spring. During October and November, many Cory’s shearwater broods, upon leaving the nests, on their first flight looking for the sea, are disoriented by the lights ofContinue Reading “We help them you reach the sea!”

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Measuring the social sustainability of our hotel

This study aims to demonstrate the derivation of social sustainability metrics that guide the decision-making of hotel managers regarding sustainability strategies based on the case study of Hotel Tigaiga in the Canary Islands, using a noninstrumental approach of the stakeholder theory. Citation Guzmán-Pérez, B., Mendoza-Jiménez, J. and Pérez-Monteverde, M.V. (2022), “Measuring the social sustainability of hotels: a case studyContinue Reading “Measuring the social sustainability of our hotel”

Awards & travel industry Sustainability & Environment

Travelife is an internationally recognised accommodation sustainability programme. In over 50 countries they have around 1,500 members who use practical tools and resources to improve their business’s environmental, financial and social impact. INDUSTRY LEADING STANDARDS Containing a range of criteria that assess accommodation performance in the areas of human rights, labour, community engagement and environmentalContinue Reading “”

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Tenerife not affected by the volcanic eruption on La Palma

In light of the situation generated by the volcanic eruption which took place yesterday (Sunday) on the island of La Palma, the Tenerife Tourist Office wishes to allay fears and transmit a message of calm to all our collaborating companies, organisations and institutions in our destination. The islands of La Palma and Tenerife both belongContinue Reading “Tenerife not affected by the volcanic eruption on La Palma”

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Tigaiga renews its ISO 9001, 14001 and EMAS certifications

The quality and environmental management systems at the Tigaiga have been developed since 1995 (Spanish hotel certification Q) and 2002 respectively. Currently everything is digitised and most of our employees access the systems. The environmental processes are integrated in the quality management system ISO 9001: 2015. In March 2020, the hotel was audited by theContinue Reading “Tigaiga renews its ISO 9001, 14001 and EMAS certifications”

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Tigaiga – fostering sustainable change

STRATEGY It is difficult to separate the environmental commitment of Hotel Tigaiga from the activity it has been developing for 60 years (1959-2019). Just to name one example, our hotel was the first in the Canary Islands to install solar panels in 1982. As a family run business, we have deployed a strategy based onContinue Reading “Tigaiga – fostering sustainable change”

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The URBAN WASTE final conference

The Final Conference was opened by Ms. Fadila Laanan on behalf of the Brussels regional government, taking place at Balsamine theatre in Schaerbeek – a unique storytelling experience looking back at the previous 3 years of the project. URBANWASTE welcomed the project’s 11 pilot cities and regions, other 16 project partners and invitees and guestContinue Reading “The URBAN WASTE final conference”

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Tigaiga involved in Beach Clean Up Playa Jardín

This Wednesday our hotel engaged our staff  in sustainability efforts,  helping to  improve the local environment by taking part in the Beach Clean Up. The beach clean at  Playa Jardín: involved 60 staff of over 15 hotels of Puerto de la Cruz collected 200 kg of solid waste, mailny cigarette stubs !! After it wasContinue Reading “Tigaiga involved in Beach Clean Up Playa Jardín”