news from the island

Wednesday May 16, 2012News

Electrical Shop Fraudsters Charged

The manager and two employees of an electrical shop in Puerto del Carmen have been charged with defrauding a tourist of over €17,000...

Monday May 14, 2012News

Heatwave Continues in the Canaries

Temperatures look set to remain in the mid 30´s for at least another couple of days as the heatwave continues in the Canary Islands...

Thursday May 3, 2012News

Tourist Spending Up

The latest figures released by the Canarian Institute of Statistics show that tourist spending increased in the first quarter of 2012.

Tuesday May 1, 2012News

New Diving Guide Available

The Tourist Board of Lanzarote has just published a new guide to diving in the waters surrounding the island, available in English, Spanish and German.

Friday April 27, 2012News

Canarian VAT on the rise?

The possible increase of IGIC, the Canary Islands VAT, from 5% to 7% has been met with fierce opposition by the tourist industry and local businesses alike.

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