In July 2013 the hotel Tigaiga closed for 5 weeks to renovate the entire ground floor and all rooms on the first floor. In cooperation with the University of La Laguna, a group of students of the Faculty of Fine Arts created our “Tenerife images”. These now decorate our public areas and rooms in fullContinue Reading “Our rooms”
Regina Maris left Amsterdam for 6 months sailing with SCHOOL AT SEA: an interesting journey via Canary Islands, Caribean, Panama, Cuba, Azores and back to Amsterdam. “The present school system offers too few extracurricular activities. Students don’t, for instance, come into contact with nature” says Monique Touw, instigator of the School At Sea project. ThisContinue Reading “The schooner Regina Maris visits the Tigaiga on their Atlantic voyage”
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”
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”
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”
Summertime arrived and this means, the end of the academic year. Each year we are contacted by several institutions to bring closer the world of education and tourism. In recent months we have had in the hotel Tigaiga – Trainees at the University School of Tourism Iriarte (attached to the University of La Laguna) inContinue Reading “Education & Tigaiga”
This month several student groups had the opportunity to learn about the hospitality industry firsthand: we were happy to welcome the – scholars from Hotelfachschule Bad Ischl (Austria), – pupils from Centro de Formación Ocupacional “Adjala” Fundación Insert and – undergraduates studying Business Administration in the IES Santa Úrsula.