news from the island

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.

Tuesday August 2, 2011News

Admissions at Key Attractions Rise 8.43% in June

Admissions at Lanzarote's main tourist attractions continued to rise last month. As the main centres of Art, Culture and Tourism on the island, such as the Timanfaya National Park welcomed a total of 186.728 visitors during June.

Monday August 1, 2011News

Discover Island Arts and Crafts at Haria Market

Fancy learning more about tradtional island arts and crafts? Then head for the he Saturday morning market in Haria, where you can join new workshops in ceramics and basket weaving from next weekend.

Thursday July 28, 2011News

Tickets For Main Tourist Attractions Go On-Line

Tickets for the main tourist attractions on Lanzarote such as the Jameos del Agua and the Timanfaya National Park can now be purchased direct on-line for the first time.

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