news from the island

Wednesday August 9, 2017posted in News

DOING TIME Foreign Tourist Investigated For Insurance Fraud

A foreign tourist has been accused of faking the theft of a Rolex watch from his holiday apartment in Puerto del Carmen....

Tuesday August 8, 2017posted in News

SPAIN AGAIN British Visit Spain in Record Numbers

A record breaking 12.9 million UK residents booked a break in Spain last year - making it Britain´s number one holiday destination....

Tuesday August 8, 2017posted in News

TREASURE ISLANDS Tourist Spending Tops 7 Billion Euros

Record breaking visitor numbers have driven tourist spending on holidays in the Canaries above the seven billion euro mark...

Monday August 7, 2017posted in News

HIGH RISE Property Prices Up 10% In Canary Islands

Property prices are rising faster in the Canary Islands than anywhere else in Spain - making the region the seventh most expensive place to buy nationally....

Sunday August 6, 2017posted in Features

STRAIN IN SPAIN A Holiday In Other People´s Misery?

Spain is starting to creak under the weight of 75 million tourist visitors a year - are the cracks starting to show in the Canaries too?