news from the island

Tuesday August 15, 2017News

TOXIC TALES Come On In - The Water´s Lovely

The Canary Islands Tourist Board has officially quashed UK media reports about threatening microalgae in local waters....

Friday August 11, 2017News

HEAVY METAL Get Ready To Rock In Arrecife

The annual San Gines Rock Festival gets underway in Arrecife this weekend, headlined by the legendary Spanish metal band Obus.....

Wednesday August 9, 2017News

DOING TIME Foreign Tourist Investigated For Insurance Fraud

A foreign tourist has been accused of faking the theft of a Rolex watch from his holiday apartment in Puerto del Carmen....

Tuesday August 8, 2017News

SPAIN AGAIN British Visit Spain in Record Numbers

A record breaking 12.9 million UK residents booked a break in Spain last year - making it Britain´s number one holiday destination....

Tuesday August 8, 2017News

TREASURE ISLANDS Tourist Spending Tops 7 Billion Euros

Record breaking visitor numbers have driven tourist spending on holidays in the Canaries above the seven billion euro mark...