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”

Our loyal staff

May 30th – Dia de Canarias

Today we celebrate the regional holiday of the Canary Islands. The holiday is held in memory of the first session of the new regional parliament on May 30, 1983. Since then, the “Día de Canarias” is celebrated on all islands, and throughout the day numerous events take place, with tradition and folklore in the foreground.Continue Reading “May 30th – Dia de Canarias”

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”

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”

Tigaiga & the media

Successful Case Studies in the Canary Islands’ Tourism Industry

Case 14   Hotel Tigaiga: a deep rooted business culture by Jose Alerto Martínez, University of La Laguna   https://books.google.es/books?id=7MI3DwAAQBAJ&lpg=PA223&ots=d5hhfnxk1p&dq=a%20deep%20rooted%20business%20culture%20hotel%20tigaiga&hl=es&pg=PA223#v=onepage&q=a%20deep%20rooted%20business%20culture%20hotel%20tigaiga&f=false    

Tigaiga & travel industry

Congratulations from HolidayCheck and big thanks from the Tigaiga Team!

Our guests chose Hotel Tigaiga as one of the most popular hotels on HolidayCheck. Therefore, we are honored with the HolidayCheck Award 2018. And we receive very special congratulations  as we are among the best hotels in the world – for at least five years in a row:     GOLD AWARD for the Tigaiga Team!

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”