Sustainability & Environment

Open day at the Tigaiga

Today, on the World Tourism Day,  the Hotel Tigaiga held an Open Day during which students from the British School of Tenerife were invited to see the living environment of  the hospitality industry. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate howContinue Reading “Open day at the Tigaiga”

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Green Holidays in Tenerife

The ‘Island of Eternal Spring’ more than lives up to its title with sun warming the landscape year round, from the capital Santa Cruz to the mountainous Teide National Park and the lush Orotava Valley in the north. http://www.greentraveller.co.uk/sustainable-tourism-tenerife Places to stay: HOTEL TIGAIGA has been awarded numerous environmental awards since it opened in 1959.

Sustainability & Environment Tigaiga in the media

A special mention to “Effi-e Play Green”

A global competition was organized by ITU (International Telecommunication Union) and supported by Telefónica and Research In Motion to identify innovative applications that can help improve energy efficiency and combat climate change. A special mention was made by the jury to the application “Effi-e Play Green”, presented by Turisfera (Spain), pilot proyect in which the Hotel TigaigaContinue Reading “A special mention to “Effi-e Play Green””

Sustainability & Environment

New water treatment equipment

This new softener equipment works by exchanging ions  from the urban network water. The water will also be pre-filtered to improve quality and to protect the entire hotel Tigaiga installation. This facility is also intended to protect the environment: thanks to the new softener we plan to reduce the consumption of detergent (kitchen) and the need of fabric softener (laundry).Continue Reading “New water treatment equipment”

Awards & travel industry Sustainability & Environment

Premio Paisajes “Isla de Tenerife”

In the category “Improvement and landscape integration in business premises” the jury members unanimously awarded a Special Mention to the Hotel Tigaiga. According to the jury this is a  recognition for the efforts and trajectory of this company in landscape conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. The awards ceremony was held last Friday atContinue Reading “Premio Paisajes “Isla de Tenerife””

Events Sustainability & Environment

The new British School of Tenerife

The first meeting after the merge of Trinity School and the British Yeoward School forming the new BRITISH SCHOOL OF TENERIFE took place at the Tigaiga. After organizing the starting conference all present had time for casual talks during the coffee-break in our gardens. We wish all 581 pupils a good start to this newContinue Reading “The new British School of Tenerife”

Sustainability & Environment

More energy from the sun!

Experts have considered that our solar collectors , show a very good maintainance; however they have been in service for 25 years! Now works began to replace 80 solar collectors (91 m2) for 25 new flat plate collectors from CONSTANTE SOLAR model CU-1208-P (61 m2). This will increase the energy performance from our current theContinue Reading “More energy from the sun!”

Sustainability & Environment

Work placement BYS

The Hotel Tigaiga accepted one of the British Yeoward School students on work placement as we have done since the beginning of this educational initiative. As in previous years, the placements start the second week in June. This year Eva, a student from year 11 who had shown particular interest in a work placement in a tourismContinue Reading “Work placement BYS”