news from the island

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.

Thursday August 4, 2011posted in News

Low Grape Harvest Spells Wine Price Rises

Bad news for fans of Lanzarote wines as the island's annual grape harvest, which starts today, threatens to yield the lowest quantity of grapes for the last 60 years, according to the official Regulatory Council for Denominated Lanzarote Wines.

Wednesday August 3, 2011posted in News

Hotel Occupancy Static in July

Occupancy levels in Lanzarote hotels remained static in July and are expected to reach 80% during August, according to data just released by ISTAC, the Canarian Institute of Statistics.