news from the island

Monday January 14, 2013News

Cold Snap Fails To Disrupt Flights From UK

Flights to Lanzarote from the UK are running normally today, despite snowfall overnight resulting in the brief closure of Leeds/Bradford airport earlier this morning....

Friday January 11, 2013News

Plans To Privatise Restaurant at MIAC Given Green Light

The Manrique designed restaurant in the basement of the Museum of International and Contemporary Art is to be privatised as local authorities move to stem rising losses....

Wednesday January 9, 2013News

New Pirate Museum Exhibition Space Dedicated To Horatio Nelson

The Pirate Museum in Teguise is all set to expand with the creation of a new exhibition space dedicated to the English naval hero Horatio Nelson.....

Monday January 7, 2013News

Irish Tourist Drowns Off Coast of Puerto del Carmen

Irish tourist Ciaran Brown lost his life in dangerous conditions in the the waters off Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen on Saturday...

Thursday December 13, 2012News

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Rise By 3.59% in November

Foreign tourist arrivals grew by 3.59% last month versus November 2011 figures, according to the latest data just released by ISTAC.....