news from the island

Friday August 3, 2012posted in News

Ex-President Zapatero Holidays on Lanzarote

Fomer Spanish President Zapatero is enjoying a three week break on Lanzarote - but not all locals are delighted to see him....

Wednesday August 1, 2012posted in Events

Fiesta Of Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen will be buzzing from tomorrow as the annual fiesta of Nuestra Señora del Carmen gets underway....

Monday July 30, 2012posted in Events

Manrique’s Art Car Parks Up in London

Grab a glimpse of César Manrique´s customised BMW Art Car in London this week as part of the 2012 celebrations....

Friday July 27, 2012posted in Events

Football & Volleyball Tournaments Hit The Beach

Arrecife and Puerto del Carmen play host to a brace of sand based sports spectacles over the coming week....

Thursday July 26, 2012posted in News

Arrivals Down 2.4% In First Half of 2012

Total tourist arrivals are down by just 2.4% for the year to date, despite ongoing economic problems in the island´s key markets....