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The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

The Naviera Armas ferry Volcán de Tamasite Volcano which collided on Friday

Circus Animals -Cruelty or Entertainment?

Circus Animals -Cruelty or Entertainment?

Stop Circos Canarias plan to demonstrate this Saturday 22nd

ARMAS ferry strikes Las Palmas harbour

ARMAS ferry strikes Las Palmas harbour

A ferry from the shipping company ARMAS managed this evening to embed itself into

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A 29 year old senior member of the Bahraini royal family

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian airlines plan to fly to America from the Canary Islands. The decision

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

The “exquisite” royal shrimp, raised ecologically 

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

The presence of the Californian King snake (Lampropeltis getula californiae) continues to spread 

The new €50 banknote in circulation

The new €50 banknote in circulation

The new €50 bank note, the fourth in the Europa series, came in to circulation on 4 April.

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Mogán is hosting it’s second International Triathlon Challenge

28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

The Salvamento Maritimo, Marine Rescue centre, in Las Palmas coordinated a search

Newsbrief: Two suspected cyber-criminals detained on Gran Canaria

Police say they have dismantled a group of cyber-criminals accused of selling online tools used to infect thousands of computers worldwide with malicious software, in an operation that has resulted in five detainees: one in Las Palmas, one in El Doctoral

More than 1m visitors to Gran Canaria

More than 1m visitors to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria received 383,000 international travellers in March, an increase of 4.2%

Child injured by glass door in Puerto Rico

Child injured by glass door in Puerto Rico

  A seven-year-old boy suffered serious injuries in Puerto Rico over the weekend

Investigation in to bus overtaking cyclists

Investigation in to bus overtaking cyclists

The driver of a public transport Global Bus was filmed overtaking a group of cyclists

Guardia Civil remove Tauro Beach bathers

Guardia Civil remove Tauro Beach bathers

The Guardia Civil have, according to reports this Friday morning, removed around 200 people 

Canary Islands rents rose more than 6%

Canary Islands rents rose more than 6%

Rental properties in the Canary Islands, in March, averaged 94 square meters costing 

Canary Islands 2017 housing prices rose 1% in first quarter

Canary Islands 2017 housing prices rose 1% in first quarter

The price of second-hand housing in the Canaries has risen 1%

More human remains found from civil war

More human remains found from civil war

Archaeologists have found human remains in the Tenoya Well on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Weather up to 30˚ in the shade

Gran Canaria Weather up to 30˚ in the shade

As the holiday weekend gets going on Gran Canaria temperatures are starting to rise

Cabildo’s ‘Transforma Gran Canaria 2017’

Cabildo’s ‘Transforma Gran Canaria 2017’

Cabildo de Gran Canaria has presented and launched an ambitious plan they’re calling ‘Transforma

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

It’s Easter weekend and with two public holidays that also means a long four day weekend

Centre for Initiatives & Tourism on Land Law

Centre for Initiatives & Tourism on Land Law

Opinion Article by Fernando del Castillo y Benítez de Lugo, president of the CIT

Gran Canaria wants to “relocate” residents out of tourist areas

Gran Canaria wants to “relocate” residents out of tourist areas

The Government of the Canary Islands is working with the Cabildo

Tourist favourites on Gran Canaria in 2016

Tourist favourites on Gran Canaria in 2016

Gran Canaria beaches were the main tourist attraction visited by travellers who chose the island

Newsbrief: The Canary Islands economy closed the 2016 financial year with an acceptable deficit

The Canary Islands closed the 2016 financial year with a deficit of €140 million, 0.33% of GDP, the lowest of all autonomous regions in Spain and 0.4% below the ceiling established for autonomous communities. According to the recently published national accounting data

Gran Canaria at British travel agencies awards

Gran Canaria at British travel agencies awards

Gran Canaria was one of the key reference tourist destinations at the ‘TTG Top 50

Five detained for “abrazo cariñoso” thefts in Mogán

Five detained for “abrazo cariñoso” thefts in Mogán

Guardia Civil detained two men and two women last week