The 'NEWS IN THE SUN' reported a few days ago:
Stephen Hawking Arrives In Tenerife
Stephen Hawking arrived in Tenerife on Saturday aboard the luxury cruise liner Oceana and will stay on the island for nearly a month as a guest of honour at the Starmus Festival.
Mr Hawking will deliver the opening speech of the conference during this second edition of the Starmus Festival, which has the theme “Beginnings: The Making of the Modern Cosmos”.
The event will take place at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama in Tenerife from the 22 to 27 September 2014 .
Hawking will be accompanied by a variety of internationally renowned speakers, including astronauts, cosmonauts, astronomers, cosmologists, chemists, biologists and Nobel Prize winners. The theoretical physicist will also join the round table discussion to be held in the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), at the Observatory of the Roque de los Muchachos on the island of La Palma. More details here