news from the island

Tuesday November 15, 2011posted in News

Spain To Rebrand Tourist Offering

The popularity of brands and places ebbs and flows. And Spain's tourist chiefs fear that their country is increasingly becoming viewed as an uncool destination by younger British travellers.

Monday November 14, 2011posted in News

Drilling for Oil May Start Next Year

Exploratory searches for petrol off the coast of Morocco and only 50 kilometres from Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are likely to begin in the near future.

Saturday November 12, 2011posted in Features

Checking In :: The Gran Melia Volcan

The Gran Melia Volcan in Playa Blanca is one of just six 5 star hotels in Lanzarote.

Friday November 11, 2011posted in Events

Lula Pena in Concert Tonight

The Portuguese singer Lula Pena is appearing at the Cueva de los Verdes this Friday evening, 11th November.

Thursday November 10, 2011posted in News

Aston Villa To Sign Lanzarote?

The Premier League football club Aston Villa has proposed that Lanzarote should be a team sponsor, following a meeting at the World Travel Market in London between representatives of the club and Astrid Perez, the councillor for tourism.