news from the island

Monday May 21, 2012News

Spain and Denmark Take Top Slots at Iron Man

Spain's Victor del Corral and Michelle Vesterby from Denmark topped the competition at this year's Iron Man Lanzarote event......

Friday May 18, 2012News

Foreign Tourism Tumbles By 14.42% in April

Foreign tourist arrivals on Lanzarote fell by 14.42% in April - the largest monthly drop in over two years...

Wednesday May 16, 2012News

Electrical Shop Fraudsters Charged

The manager and two employees of an electrical shop in Puerto del Carmen have been charged with defrauding a tourist of over €17,000...

Monday May 14, 2012News

Heatwave Continues in the Canaries

Temperatures look set to remain in the mid 30´s for at least another couple of days as the heatwave continues in the Canary Islands...

Thursday May 3, 2012News

Tourist Spending Up

The latest figures released by the Canarian Institute of Statistics show that tourist spending increased in the first quarter of 2012.