news from the island

Thursday April 26, 2018News

HOLIDAY PAY €7 Visitor Visas On The Horizon

British tourists visiting Lanzarote and other destinations across the EU will be required to make a formal online visa application costing €7...

Wednesday April 25, 2018News

FOWL PLAY Turkey Gobbles Up Canaries Visitors

British tourists will be flocking to Turkey this summer, at the expense of the Canaries, according to the latest Travel Trends Report from Thomas Cook....

Tuesday April 24, 2018News

HAIL CESAR Competition Marks César Centenary Celebrations

Plans are in the pipeline to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the island’s favourite son, César Manrique, in 2019....

Tuesday April 24, 2018News

PALM HOUSE Casa del Cura 'Purchased For Public'

The historic Casa del Cura in Haria, has been purchased by the island government with a view to creating a new tourist attraction....

Tuesday April 10, 2018News

GRAND DESIGNS Capital City Regeneration

158 projects from 63 different countries have been entered in the architectural competition to regenerate the El Almacen plaza in the heart of Arrecife..

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