Society & Environment

Tree planting in the Orotava area

Dear Tigaiga guests! With your donations you financed the planting of local trees on the 10th of March in the Barranco del Infierno,  Orotava Valley. In doing so, you contributed not only to preservation of the biological diversity and functions of this area, but also to active climate protection. Mixed natural forests are the largest terrestrialContinue Reading “Tree planting in the Orotava area”

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The “WATIFY Launch event” Brussels 7th December

At this conference you will hear from policy makers and politicians from different EU countries about national and regional policies in digital and technological transformation and industrial modernisation. You can learn from executives at leading industry providers on opportunities/benefits and business applications of Robotics, Nanomaterials, Big data, High performance computing, 3D scanning/metrology, and 3D printing;Continue Reading “The “WATIFY Launch event” Brussels 7th December”

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International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry

ISES, AEDES and the University of the Balearic Islands are organizing the 2016 edition of EuroSun, the ISES European solar energy congress.(http://eurosun2016.org/) On Friday 14th October, 2016 Ana Palmero, FEUP (Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto) will present Poster D1-04 Energetic analysis of the implementation of renewable energies in a Canary Island hotel HOTELContinue Reading “International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry”

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TUI Environmental Champion 2016: Tigaiga awarded!

For more than 20 years, TUI, Germany’s leading tour operator, rewards hotels for their high environmental and social standard with the ‘TUI Umwelt Champion. For more than 20 years, Tigaiga has been awarded ! Hotels need to have a valid sustainability certification, which reflects the environmental and social performance and is recognized by the GlobalContinue Reading “TUI Environmental Champion 2016: Tigaiga awarded!”

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Tigaiga achieves Travelife Gold certification 2016

The Tigaiga has just achieved a prestigious Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations Gold Certification 2016 -2018. Travelife – the international sustainability certification scheme – assesses a property’s performance in managing their social, environmental and economic impacts. The labelling scheme helps hotels cut costs and increase sales, by improved sustainability. To gain Travelife Gold certification the hotelContinue Reading “Tigaiga achieves Travelife Gold certification 2016”

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La Orotava – Corpus Christi 2016

“Compassion” is the theme of this year’s sand carpet of the town square in La Orotava. From the end of April it is being created  with over 1,300 kilos of sand. This year, mainly brown and white sand has been collected from the National Park Cañadas to “paint” the image. On June 2nd, the  “carpet” will be ready for theContinue Reading “La Orotava – Corpus Christi 2016”

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Teide with a lot of snow!!!

http://www.islandconnections.eu/1000003/1000043/0/47131/daily-news-article.html Historic snowfalls in Tenerife:  The peaks of Tenerife suffered their heaviest and most prolonged snowfalls in recent memory at the week-end, although very few people managed to enjoy the white spectacle due to draconian traffic restrictions. Tenerife – 22.02.2016 – Pictures and videos of the thick blanket of snow that covered the entire TeideContinue Reading “Teide with a lot of snow!!!”

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News from MIRLO Positive Nature

We have just received good news from MIRLO: Hello, dear Hotel Tigaiga friends: Our trees are growing strong. Here is a video from November 2015 where the …, cedars and Canarian pines we planted together in 2013 can be seen. Some are also from those who participated in the 2014 campaign You will hear fromContinue Reading “News from MIRLO Positive Nature”