Sustainable Tourism

Our hotel is located in the beautiful North of Tenerife. We want to help to keep our island clean and beautiful as much as we can. Our green practices help protect the environment by encouraging sustainability in a variety of ways.
 

Some Environmentally-Friendly Features

  • Using solar energy, energy efficient lighting and having our corridor lights on timers.
  • Having an eco-friendly irrigation system to water our gardens.
  • Growing some of our own herbs and using locally sourced ingredients in our dining outlets whenever possible.
  • Use of an environmental audit system (ISO 140001 and EMAS) to monitor and control our environmental impact.
  • Our housekeeping team uses easy to dose cleaning products.
  • Saving water by having low flow toilets and showerheads.
  • Using a filtration system which reduces the limescale content from the municipal water.
  • Having a recycling program in place which includes the recycling of paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, bottles and cans.
  • Food waste project to make compost and used oil is recycled.
  • We use energy efficient boilers.
  • A towel and linen reuse/recycle program is in place.
  • Encouraging digital sending of guest information and hotel brochures to save paper and printing.
  • Our hotel rooms are non-smoking to help keep our air clean for everyone to enjoy. 
  • a digital plant guide garden.tigaiga.com available

  • ...and more palm trees than beds!

The hotel Tigaiga, like all EMAS organizations, publishes yearly an environmental statement for the interested public. It describes our company with our activities, our products and services. Also included is our environmental policy, data on environmental performance (the so-called core indicators, i.e. energy efficiency, waste and emisssions), significant environmental impacts and the environmental programme with the specific goals for improvement.

The Tigaiga has won the TUI Environmental Champion prize 20 times in a row and is a respected partner for nature and environmental protection issues throughout the island.

To obtain any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.