news from the island

Friday April 27, 2012News

Canarian VAT on the rise?

The possible increase of IGIC, the Canary Islands VAT, from 5% to 7% has been met with fierce opposition by the tourist industry and local businesses alike.

Monday April 23, 2012News

Facelift Go Ahead For El Jablillo

A project to improve the area in and around Playa El Jablillo in Costa Teguise has just been approved....

Wednesday April 18, 2012News

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Fall 5.73% in March

Foreign tourist arrivals fell on Lanzarote for the second month in a row during March.....

Tuesday April 10, 2012News

Equilibrio Exhibition in Teguise

The work of local sculptor Francisco Medina Caraballo is on show at the Convento de Santa Domingo from Sunday April 15th....

Friday March 30, 2012News

Shifting Sands on Lanzarote’s Beaches

Sand is being shifted around the island in lorryloads to prepare beaches for the Easter break...