news from the island

Monday July 18, 2016News

LOW BLOW Lowcost Collapse Ruins 140,000 Holidays

The financial collapse and closure of online travel agent Lowcost holidays last week has left nearly 140,000 holidaymakers in the lurch....

Monday July 18, 2016News

HOME GROWN Private Rentals House 10% Of Tourists

Nearly 10% of all visitors to the Canary Islands are now staying in privately rented holiday homes, according to a new local government report....

Thursday July 14, 2016News

IN THE FLESH Teguise Prohibits Nudism On Local Beaches

The local council in Teguise has passed a new byelaw prohibiting nudism within the boundaries of their municapility...

Thursday July 7, 2016News

BRUM DEAL Jet2 Spreads Wings From Birmingham Airport

Jet2 have just announced their arrival at Birmingham Airport and will be offering flights to Lanzarote from April 1st 2017....

Thursday July 7, 2016News

AUTO BAN Dodgy Car Hire Deals Driven Offline

Dodgy car hire firms that scam tourists with unexpected extra rental charges are finally being driven to display transparent pricing online....