news from the island

Friday May 3, 2013posted in Events

Disco Night Urban Race Gets Down in Arrecife

An all new event combining sports and disco launches this weekend in Arrecife.

Wednesday May 1, 2013posted in News

Canaries Stand Firm Against Oil Prospecting

The Canarian Government alongside the Governments of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura reaffirmed their opposition to prospecting for oil at a press conference on Monday this week.

Wednesday April 24, 2013posted in News

New Manrique Wind Toy For Tias

An agreement to erect a new Manrique designed wind toy in Tias has been reached, with the announcement coinciding with the artist's birthday on April 24th 1919...

Tuesday April 23, 2013posted in News

Tourist Arrivals Rise By 6% In March

Lanzarote tourist arrivals rose by just over 6% during March, thanks largely to an early Easter break. But total arrivals for quarter one are down by 2.4%....

Thursday April 18, 2013posted in News

Competition to Renovate Playa Honda Seafront

The Ayuntamiento of San Bartolome has just opened a competition for local architects and designers to redesign the promenade in Playa Honda.