news from the island

Wednesday August 17, 2011posted in Events

Arrecife Eyes Costa de Musicas Sponsorship

The annual free music festival Costa de Musicas looks likely to get funding for 2012 from the Ayuntamiento of Arrecife. This three day music festival ran into sponsorship difficulties last year as a result of the economic crisis.

Tuesday August 16, 2011posted in News

Families Pay Double in School Summer Holidays

Families taking holidays in Lanzarote and other popular destinations during the school summer break can expect to pay double the price versus other times of the year, according to research recently released by Spanish bank Santander.

Monday August 15, 2011posted in News

New Agreements with European Tour Operators

The Society for the External Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL) is on the point of signing eight new agreements with tour operators across Europe which will cover the remaining holiday season of 2011.

Friday August 12, 2011posted in Events

Fiesta of San Gines 2011

Arrecife's annual fiesta of San Gines begins this weekend, with a range of activities planned all over Lanzarote's capital between 12th and 25th August, with plenty of things to do and see for both tourists and locals alike.

Thursday August 11, 2011posted in News

Airport Strike Action Averted

A threatened strike by Spanish airport ground staff workers that would have disrupted the travel plans of thousands of tourists later this month has been called off.

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