news from the island

Monday July 9, 2012News

May Tourist Arrivals Up By 2.76%

The number of tourists visiting Lanzarote rose by nearly 3% during May, according to figures released by the Canarian Institute of Statistics..

Friday June 22, 2012News

Occupancy Levels Rise 2.29% in May

Lanzarote's hotels and apartment complexes enjoyed their busiest May since 2003, according to the latest occupancy data....

Wednesday June 20, 2012News

A Taste Of Lanzarote - In Dublin

Shoppers in Dublin were treated to a taste of traditional Lanzarote cuisine last week in a promotion that coincided with Spain and Eire's clash in the European Championships....

Friday June 1, 2012News

Taxi Fares on Lanzarote Rise by 9%

Taxi fares by have risen by an inflation busting 9% on Lanzarote, adding to the already substantial cost of taking a cab.......

Monday May 28, 2012News

1000 Strong Human Chain Protest In Arrecife

Protestors battling against Repsol's plans to prospect for oil kept up the pressure on Spain's central government on Saturday.....