Society & Environment

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”

Society & Environment

Social Accounting for Sustainability

Last Friday  at the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism the lecturer of the University of the Basque Country, Leire San José, gave a seminar on social monetization. She, together with Professor José Luis Retolaza, leads the methodology of monetization of social value that Beatriz Guzmán Pérez and Javier Mendoza Jimenez (from the University ofContinue Reading “Social Accounting for Sustainability”

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 …..”

Society & Environment

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”

Society & Environment

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!”

Tigaiga & the media

It’s here! Welcome to the launch of our new website!

We are delighted to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a bold new look and enhanced navigation experience. To start, we’ve streamed lined our menus to give you quick access to the items you’re looking for. We invite you to start exploring! We have tried to make all previous links active and pointContinue Reading “It’s here! Welcome to the launch of our new website!”

Subtropical gardens

A few hours to admire the “Queen of the Night”

  This month the beautiful flowers can be admired directly at the hotel entrance ! To bloom, the “Queen of the Night” plant must be at least 5 years old. The individual flowers have a lifetime of only a few hours. Then only a dried buds remains. Other buds may open only during the next weeks.Continue Reading “A few hours to admire the “Queen of the Night””

Society & Environment

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”