news from the island

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..

Monday April 9, 2018News

UPLIFT Tourist Arrivals Climb 5% In February

After a disappointing 10% downturn in January, tourist arrivals grew by 5.2% in February, according to the latest data just released by ISTAC and Frontur...

Wednesday April 4, 2018News

TOURIST CRISIS Crash Landing For The Canaries?

Local hoteliers fear the Canaries could be heading for a ‘tourism crisis’, as holidaymakers flock to alternative destinations instead....

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