news from the island

Wednesday August 16, 2017posted in News

LABOUR FARCE Strike Action Hits Tourist Attractions

Indefinite strike action has led to the closure of some of Lanzarote´s key tourist attractions today, including the Jameos del Agua....

Tuesday August 15, 2017posted in News

TOXIC TALES Come On In - The Water´s Lovely

The Canary Islands Tourist Board has officially quashed UK media reports about threatening microalgae in local waters....

Friday August 11, 2017posted in News

HEAVY METAL Get Ready To Rock In Arrecife

The annual San Gines Rock Festival gets underway in Arrecife this weekend, headlined by the legendary Spanish metal band Obus.....

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....