news from the island

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.

Wednesday August 10, 2011posted in Events

Luz y Hierro Exhibition Opens in Teguise

A joint exhibition featuring the work of Polish photographer Jacek Przybylowski and the French sculptor Mick Gonnel has just opened at the Convent of Santo Domingo in Teguise.

Tuesday August 9, 2011posted in News

Strikes Threaten Spanish Airports

Holidaymakers planning to visit Spain and its islands face possible travel disruption if planned strike action by both baggage handlers and ground staff goes ahead on 18th and 26th August, according to reports today in the national press.

Monday August 8, 2011posted in News

New Audio Guide for Mirador Del Rio

Tourists visiting the Mirador del Rio can now hear all about the building's history on a new audioguide which has just been produced by the Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism.

Friday August 5, 2011posted in Events

World Press Photo Exhibition in Arrecife

The World Press Photo touring exhibition touches down at the exhibition rooms in El Charco, Arrecife from today. And is well worth a visit as it features some of the most striking images of 2010 that have appeared in newspapers around the world.