news from the island

Monday October 17, 2011posted in Events

Music Marathon Festival 2011

The third Music Marathon Festival hits the streets of Puerto del Carmen this coming Saturday 22nd October.

Thursday October 13, 2011posted in Events

Lanzarote Welcomes 6th Arte Bienal Festival

The 6th Arte Lanzarote Bienal gets underway this month, with numerous events planned across Lanzarote throughout October, November and December.

Thursday October 13, 2011posted in News

September Tourist Arrivals Up By 17.5%

The number of foreign tourists arriving on flights to Lanzarote from across Europe rose by 17.5% last month.

Wednesday October 12, 2011posted in News

September Hotel Occupancy Soars By 15%

Lanzarote hotels and apartment complexes enjoyed their highest September occupancy levels since 2003 last month, according to data just released by hoteliers association ASOLAN.

Tuesday October 11, 2011posted in News

Couple Sue First Choice Over Stomach Bug

Scottish couple Roddy and Julie Scotland are planning to sue travel company First Choice for £35,000 compensation after their children Emily and Charlie contracted the serious stomach bug cryptosporidiosis.