Tourist expenditure grew by 3.34 % last year in the Canary Islands, according to the tourist Expenditure Survey released this week by the National Institute of Statics (INE). Spending in the Canary Islands was the second highest overall in Spain, at €12.859 billion representing 19.1% of the national total, behind Catalunya‘s €15.81b (23.5%), in first place
Policia Nacional agents have arrested a 26 year-old foreign man in San Fernando de Maspalomas
Museum and Art Centres across the island are offering free entrance all this weekend.
The Guardia Civil in Puerto Rico have resolved a case of a bank fraud in a pub in Puerto Rico, allegedly committed by a worker, who, after charging for a drink from a customer, paying with their credit card, then allegedly used the number and pin to make charges totaling to €1,705. The investigation was initiated on 21
January was unusually warm and very humid throughout mainland Spain and The Canary Islands.
A new brand ‘Canary Island Film’ has been launched by the Government of the Canary Islands
Policia Nacional have detained three women in Maspalomas all of foreign nationalities and with police records on suspicion of multiple thefts in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. Among those arrested was a minor, under 15 years old, who was placed in the custody of a relative.
Its about Almond Festivals this weekend up on the mountain in Tejeda and Tunte.
The commissioning of the first dog park and dog agility circuit in San Bartolomé de Tirajana
Salvamento Maritimo, sea rescue, have continued, in the early hours of this Thursday, the search of waters south of The Canary Islands for a patera (open b0at) that reportedly embarked from Cabe Bojador on Tuesday with about 49 people aboard. Reported by an NGO on Tuesday to have left from Cape Bojador, on the north coast of Western Sahara
A foreign cyclist, in his 60s, died yesterday when traveling on the GC-500 road near Taurito
Two suitcases without an obvious owner in the Atlantico Shopping Centre, in Vecindario
Gran Canaria has once more become a film set, this time shooting “elevated Sci-fi”
The Canary Islands’ Government is considering raising the minimum exemption
The Gran Canaria tourism board has signed a ground breaking agreement with Finnish tour operator Aurinkomatkat to promote the island through virtual reality glasses. Samsung Gear Vr will be available in all of its agencies starting from next winter. This new technological window will allow potential tourists to have 360-degrees
British Embassy launches expat awareness campaign If you have been on the electoral roll
House prices in the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, rose by a massive 6.01% year-on-year,
San Bartolomé de Tirajana has launched a new mobile application, aimed at making it
Santa Lucia this week joined the Spanish municipalities who stand against circuses
With the controversial Cirkus Kaos having moved from San Bartolomé de Tirajana
Agents of the Polícia Nacional have arrested a 28-year-old, with no known police record
Leroy Merlin in Telde’s commercial area La Mareta, has undergone a €5 million remodelling. The investment in the 9,000 m2 home improvement store also created 20 new jobs. Leroy Merlin in Telde currently have 170 employees, most of them from that same municipality. As a company, Leroy Merlin say
The Port of Las Palmas closed the year 2015 having received 682,885 cruise passengers
A yellow advisory has been set for Saturday and Sunday on the island of Gran Canaria
UD Las Palmas lost their second leg game in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals this week 0-1 against Valencia. Rodrigo scored a goal for Valencia 19 minutes in to the game. UD Las Palmas were playing at home and a goalless draw would have been enough to seal their progress to the Copa del Rey semi-finals.
The works on the main bus stop in Playa de Mogán have been at a standstill for months now
Over the next couple of months there will be so many Carnival celebrations going on across our
The Canary Islands were the country’s principal tourist destination in December, with 29.0% of the total foreign visitors to Spain, followed by Catalonia and Andalusia. The archipelago was visited by 1,007,633 foreign visitors, an increase of 0.2% over December 2014, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE)
Its here! Carnival season has started. Gran Canaria has a lot to offer during the next couple