news from the island

Thursday November 17, 2011News

New Era for La Era

The restaurant La Era, which was designed by César Manrique, has re-opened its doors to the public and is serving traditional Canarian dishes once more.

Wednesday November 16, 2011News

Tourist Centre Admissions Rise By 6.4% in October

The number of people visiting the island's six main Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism rose again last month by 6.4%.

Tuesday November 15, 2011News

Spain To Rebrand Tourist Offering

The popularity of brands and places ebbs and flows. And Spain's tourist chiefs fear that their country is increasingly becoming viewed as an uncool destination by younger British travellers.

Monday November 14, 2011News

Drilling for Oil May Start Next Year

Exploratory searches for petrol off the coast of Morocco and only 50 kilometres from Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are likely to begin in the near future.

Thursday November 10, 2011News

Aston Villa To Sign Lanzarote?

The Premier League football club Aston Villa has proposed that Lanzarote should be a team sponsor, following a meeting at the World Travel Market in London between representatives of the club and Astrid Perez, the councillor for tourism.

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