Society & Environment

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”

Society & Environment

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”

Society & Environment

On the path to sustainability

We are working on a pilot project at the Tigaiga:  one of  Spain’s first self-composting system The system consists of a machine for bio-waste of food origin installed at the hotel, with the capacity to treat 17 tonnes of bio-waste a year, which will produce 2 tonnes of good quality compost to be used inContinue Reading “On the path to sustainability”

Society & Environment

Implementing innovative waste management measures

Today we installed a new composting machine for the treatment of the organic waste from our kitchen and restaurant: we want to reduce waste, and the emission of greenhouse gases and produce a quality compost for our gardens. Our team will now deposit organic waste daily in the “Big Hanna” composter. We hope that inContinue Reading “Implementing innovative waste management measures”

Guests & Friends

New EU pilot project: Urban waste

Again, we are starting to collaborate in a new EU pilot project iniciative. This time it will be:  “Urban Waste”. The project will develop eco-innovative and gender-sensitive waste prevention and management strategies in cities with high levels of tourism in order to reduce the urban waste production and improve municipal waste management. In our specific case the firstContinue Reading “New EU pilot project: Urban waste”

Society & Environment Tigaiga & the media

WATIFY initiative – Hotel Tigaiga

Our hotel has been contacted regarding the second phase of the Watify initiative – an awareness-raising campaign, funded by the European Commission, on digital and technological transformation. The objective of the Watify initiative is to speed up the modernisation of Europe’s industry and to unleash new business opportunities in Europe. The Watify team has developedContinue Reading “WATIFY initiative – Hotel Tigaiga”

Society & Environment

Wiki Loves Earth 2017

Again this year, several countries are organizing the international photo competition “Wiki Loves Earth“ of scenic landscapes. Spain is right now in the middle of the one-month contest period, which finished on May 31st. If you wish to join with your lovely Tenerife holidays photos just click on the following link: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anexo:Lugares_de_importancia_comunitaria_de_las_Islas_Canarias Good luck!

Events

On your mark, get set …..

Do not miss the legendary 18th edition of the Tigaiga Classic Oldtimer Rally, here  in Puerto de la Cruz. On Sunday 20th November  it will happen again: the legendary old timer rally “Tigaiga Classic” with the timeless universe of the beautiful vintage cars. Wrooom, wrooom:  An absolute must-see for all fans – around thirty of these fantastic cult-cars willContinue Reading “On your mark, get set …..”