news from the island

Tuesday August 23, 2011News

Earthquake off Gran Canaria

Following a large amount of seismic activity below El Hierro at the beginning of August, a small tremor was recorded yesterday just off the coast of Gran Canaria.

Thursday August 18, 2011News

Circunvalacion Work to Start in September

The project to double the circunvalacion or ring road that runs around Arrecife will begin in the first week of September, according to the councillor for Public Works at the Lanzarote Government, Sergio Machin.

Tuesday August 16, 2011News

Families Pay Double in School Summer Holidays

Families taking holidays in Lanzarote and other popular destinations during the school summer break can expect to pay double the price versus other times of the year, according to research recently released by Spanish bank Santander.

Monday August 15, 2011News

New Agreements with European Tour Operators

The Society for the External Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL) is on the point of signing eight new agreements with tour operators across Europe which will cover the remaining holiday season of 2011.

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.

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