news from the island

Friday June 24, 2011News

Illegal Hotel Grants To Be Paid By Spanish Government

The Spanish Government has accepted that it will repay the cost of grants awarded by the European Commission to eight hotels in Lanzarote that were subsequently declared illegal.

Thursday June 23, 2011News

Main Attraction Admissions Rise 8% in May

The number of admissions at Lanzarote's six main centres of art, culture and tourism climbed by 7.88% last month. As foreign tourist arrivals on the island continued to rise during May.

Tuesday June 21, 2011News

Tourist Arrivals Up By 13.99% in May

The number of foreign tourists arriving on flights to Lanzarote from across Europe grew again last month by 13.99%, according to the latest data just released by AENA, the Spanish airport authority.

Friday June 17, 2011News

Occupancy Levels Rise By 9.9% in May

The number of tourist beds filled in Lanzarote hotels and apartment complexes rose by nearly 10% last month.

Wednesday June 15, 2011News

Monarch Announce Mile High Wi Fi

Monarch airlines have just announced their intention to become the first British carrier to offer in flight internet services. As they seek to turn up the heat on low cost competitors Ryanair and easy Jet.

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