news from the island

Thursday October 8, 2015posted in News

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, 2015posted in News

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.....

Tuesday October 6, 2015posted in Events

ROCK CITY Arrecife en Vivo Finale This Friday

Explore the streets of Arrecife this Friday as the capital's annual marathon month of music on the move draws to a close.....

Tuesday October 6, 2015posted in Events

ARTS SAKE Alternative Paradise Exhibition Opens in Teguise

Ten young Canarian artists offer their alternative take on life in the archipelago at the Convento de Santa Domingo in Teguise from October 18th....

Thursday October 1, 2015posted in News

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....