news from the island

Thursday October 13, 2011News

September Tourist Arrivals Up By 17.5%

The number of foreign tourists arriving on flights to Lanzarote from across Europe rose by 17.5% last month.

Wednesday October 12, 2011News

September Hotel Occupancy Soars By 15%

Lanzarote hotels and apartment complexes enjoyed their highest September occupancy levels since 2003 last month, according to data just released by hoteliers association ASOLAN.

Tuesday October 11, 2011News

Couple Sue First Choice Over Stomach Bug

Scottish couple Roddy and Julie Scotland are planning to sue travel company First Choice for £35,000 compensation after their children Emily and Charlie contracted the serious stomach bug cryptosporidiosis.

Thursday October 6, 2011News

Controversial Biofuel Flight Heads For Lanzarote

Arrecife airport will welcome the first commercial biofuel flight from the UK today.

Wednesday October 5, 2011News

Grape Harvest Worst for 60 Years

Bad news for wine lovers as the 2011 grape harvest on Lanzarote is the worst in the last sixty years, according to the president of the Regulatory Council, Javier Betancort.

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