news from the island

Tuesday February 28, 2017News

NEW FRONT €2m Upgrade For Puerto del Carmen

The Canary Islands government plans to pump another 2 million euros into improving the sea front promenade in Puerto del Carmen....

Tuesday February 21, 2017News

NO VACANCIES EasyJet Tell Canaries - Build More Hotels

EasyJet is prompting the Canarian government to build more hotels. As demand for accommodation on the islands has started to outstrip supply.....

Tuesday February 21, 2017News

CARNAVAL CAPITAL Arrecife Celebrates Carnival 2017

It´s Carnaval time in Arrecife - and here´s where to catch the highlights of this lively annual fiesta....

Wednesday February 15, 2017News

ARRIVALS UP Britain Drives 11.2% Increase In Arrivals

Foreign tourist arrivals rose by 11.2% last month, with the UK driving the bulk of this growth....

Friday February 10, 2017News

SPEND SPEND SPEND Tourist Expenditure Hits Record Highs

Lanzarote tourist spending hit record highs in 2016, but only 27% of this cash flowed directly into the tills of local businesses.....