The historical link between the Olsen family and the Canary Islands goes back to 1904 and continues today.
The Olsen family’s historic ties with the Canary Islands goes back to 1904, when they transported fruit in small steam ships to some of the ports of Northern Europe followed by businesses in the tourist industry and regular inter-island shipping lines.
Thomas Olsen started a small agricultural centre in the south of La Gomera, and established a shipping route based on the export of their tomato and banana crops to Northern Europe.
On the 8th of June, 1974 with the opening of the ferry between San Sebastian on La Gomera and Los Cristianos on Tenerife Fred. Olsen began the maritime commitment with the Canarian community.
Hotel Jardín Tecina, a four-star luxury establishment, and the Tecina Golf, forming a tourist and leisure resort in perfect harmony.
Pueblo Don Thomas is a residential complex, located on the Lomada de Tecina, next to Playa de Santiago, in the South of the island of la Gomera.
Situated near the charming village of Agulo, the restaurant offers the traditional gomeran gastronomy, including also an exhibition of the whistling language (Silbo Gomero).
More than one century later, Fred. Olsen S.A. is still committed to the improvement of inter-island communications. Today the company has about 1,000 employees and achieves a turnover of 92 million euros.