news from the island

Thursday August 11, 2011News

Airport Strike Action Averted

A threatened strike by Spanish airport ground staff workers that would have disrupted the travel plans of thousands of tourists later this month has been called off.

Tuesday August 9, 2011News

Strikes Threaten Spanish Airports

Holidaymakers planning to visit Spain and its islands face possible travel disruption if planned strike action by both baggage handlers and ground staff goes ahead on 18th and 26th August, according to reports today in the national press.

Monday August 8, 2011News

New Audio Guide for Mirador Del Rio

Tourists visiting the Mirador del Rio can now hear all about the building's history on a new audioguide which has just been produced by the Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism.

Thursday August 4, 2011News

Low Grape Harvest Spells Wine Price Rises

Bad news for fans of Lanzarote wines as the island's annual grape harvest, which starts today, threatens to yield the lowest quantity of grapes for the last 60 years, according to the official Regulatory Council for Denominated Lanzarote Wines.

Wednesday August 3, 2011News

Hotel Occupancy Static in July

Occupancy levels in Lanzarote hotels remained static in July and are expected to reach 80% during August, according to data just released by ISTAC, the Canarian Institute of Statistics.

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