January 19, 2023 – Rehabilitation works begin on the Gran Hotel Taoro and its surroundings in Puerto de la Cruz. The announcement was made yesterday at Fitur in Madrid by the president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín; the mayor of Puerto de la Cruz, Marco González, and Ignacio Polanco, president of Tropical Hotels.The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, stressed that «it is an ambitious renovation that will position the hotel as a destination of reference, not only in the municipality, but also on the island.»
«We are delighted with the project, the works begin on the 30th January 2023 and, if the forecasts are met, we hope to be able to open in June of next year,» said Ignacio Polanco. «Our intention is for the hotel to recover the vitality it had in the past, focusing on tourism not only ¨sun and sand¨, but also the city, for those who like to enjoy our culture, gastronomy, traditions and rich landscapes.»
The mayor of Puerto de la Cruz, Marco González, was satisfied with the start of the works. “One of the jewels of Puerto de la Cruz has been recovered, an emblematic building full of history and experiences. The administrative process has been long, the announcement of the beginning of the works realizes a dream come true ”, he indicated. Marco González emphasized «the collaboration and good synergy that has been generated between the Cabildo, the local administration and the Puerto de la Cruz Tourist Rehabilitation Consortium to carry out this action.»
Desde su inauguración en 1890, el Gran Hotel Taoro se instituyó como un elemento crucial en la Isla de Tenerife. Estableció las bases del turismo de lujo.