news from the island

Tuesday October 13, 2015News

LEFT LUGGAGE Baggage Handlers Plan Strike Action

Baggage handlers at Lanzarote’s international airport have announced their intention to take strike action over the coming weeks....

Thursday October 8, 2015News

HOLIDAY PAY Balearics Back Tourist Tax

In a move that could have implications for the Canaries, visitors to the Balearics will be charged a tax of £1.50 per day next year....

Tuesday October 6, 2015News

BUST UP Premier Holidays Out Of Business

Tourists who have booked a break on the island with locally based Premier Holidays (Canaries Ltd) could now face a battle to recover their deposits.....

Thursday October 1, 2015News

PLANT PLOT Botanical Boost For Cactus Garden

The Cactus Garden, Lanzarote’s biggest and best known botanical attraction, is about to be boosted by the addition of nearly 1000 new plants....

Monday September 21, 2015News

TAKE OFF Tourist Numbers Soar By 4.5% in August

Lanzarote’s popularity as a holiday destination continued to soar in August with foreign tourist arrivals up by 4.51%....