news from the island

Thursday June 30, 2011News

Airport Tax Waiver Continues Into 2012

Airport taxes in the Canary Islands will continue to be waived into 2012 to assist in the recovery of the tourist sector.

Monday June 27, 2011News

New Bus Services For Playa Blanca

Public bus services connecting Lanzarote's two main resorts of Puerto del Carmen and Playa Blanca have just been improved.

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.

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