news from the island

Thursday November 24, 2011News

Hotel Explosion Injures 10 in Gran Canaria

A gas explosion in a hotel in Gran Canaria has resulted in severe injuries to at least ten people, including a Norwegian tourist.

Monday November 21, 2011News

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Up By 18.81% In October

The number of foreign tourists taking holidays in Lanzarote climbed by 18.81% last month versus October 2010.

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.

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