news from the island

Friday August 31, 2012posted in News

Monarch Launch New Weekly Flights From East Midlands

Monarch airlines will be operating two new weekly flights to Lanzarote from their base at East Midlands airport, commencing in late October...

Wednesday August 29, 2012posted in Events

Big Game Fishing Contest in Puerto Calero

Puerto Calero plays host to the island's 20th annual Big Game Fishing Contest, which gets underway from tomorrow....

Monday August 27, 2012posted in News

Tourist Arrivals Rise By 3.4% in July

The number of tourists visiting Lanzarote rose by 3.4% last month, despite the recession and dwindling disposable incomes....

Friday August 24, 2012posted in Events

Benito Cabrera Plays Fiestas de Famara

The annual festival of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart gets underway in Famara this weekend, with loads of live musical entertainment on offer..

Wednesday August 22, 2012posted in Events

Catch The Cuban Rhythms of Pavel Urquiza in Teguise

Catch the Cuban rythyms of Pavel Urquiza, one of the leading exponents of Hispanic American music, in Teguise this Sunday....