The Ports of the province of Las Palmas have strengthened in practically all segments
The Canary Islands development plan, in which the Canarian Government plans to invest €160 million annually is expected to create 3,000 jobs in the short term, and 5,000 long-term, aimed in the first year at increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Canary Islands by 0.7% The funds have been diverted from the cancellation
The Cabildo de Gran Canaria will move more than a thousand of Gran Canarias giant lizards
The Cabildo de Gran Canaria have announced measures to fight fake foreign aloe vera products
The number of mortgages granted on registered properties in the Canary Islands stood at 823 last September, and increase of 19.7% over the same month in 2014, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE), who have reported on data from previous months The rise in mortgages is thought to reflect a recovery in home purchases.
San Bartolomé de Tirajana is set to start construction of the new public square in El Pajar,
On Sunday 6 December Mogán is celebrating their first Avocado Fair. Professional and amateur farmers
The estimated number of homeless people in the Canary Islands has increased this year by 15%
With Christmas fast approaching, “Black Friday” is always a good day to get some shopping done.
New regulations are to be finalised which will allow building of new hotels on Gran Canaria
The Canary Islands hotels and non-hotel establishments registered 8.8 million overnight stays in October 2015, representing an increase of 3.7% compared to those recorded in the same period of 2014 The number for foreign guests overnight stays rose 3.3% and stays by residents of Spain rose 6.9% according to statistics from ISTAC.
Yesterday, Gran Canaria celebrated the 88th anniversary of the birth of the great tenor Alfredo Kraus
The European Central Bank (ECB) launched a new €20 banknote into circulation this Wednesday.
The expansion of the Port of Agaete was announced at the end of October. The project is currently
Playa del Inglés, today became the Canary Islands pioneer of a newly installed ‘help point’ system
The annual Christmas Bazaar at Holy Trinity ‘British’ Church in Las Palmas is on Saturday 28 November from 12
Decathlon opens an urban store in Las Palmas LOCO TRIANA It is a new smaller format called ‘LOCO – Lot Of ColOrs’, but still offers a wide range of textiles, accessories, footwear and sports equipment for men and women with Decathlon’s own brands. The store is located in Calle Triana 106 and is open from Monday to Saturday
Here is the first peak at the provisional programme for Maspalomas International Carnival 2016, announced today.
The President of the Canary Islands government, Fernando Clavijo announced last week
Installing a ‘Help Point’ for emergencies in Playa del Inglés On Tuesday November 24 a new help point system is to be inaugurated, on an experimental basis, in the area of the Annexo I, by the sports area of Playa del Inglés
A meeting between the Canary Islands Tourism Minister and the President of the Gran Canaria Cabildo
The Canary Islands government have agreed a proposal from the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Trade
Agents of the Policia Nacional and officials from the Tax Agency have arrested 12 people in a joint operation carried out in the south of Gran Canaria 22 Among the arrestees were several with police records and who are suspected of offences against intellectual property. Inspections were carried out
One of the UK’s most wanted fugitives, captured after being on the run for nearly two years in Spain
On Gran Canaria it is estimated that 10.000 animals are abandoned every year. Nearly 28 animals everyday
Guardia Civil in the popular tourist town of Puerto Rico, on the south coast of Gran Canaria, have arrested a British citizen, with initials ASW, with the collaboration of the Policia local of Mogán Police sources confirm that they were able to identify the man, suspected of burglary from a restaurant in the area, thanks to images recorded by the security
Agents at Gran Canaria airport inspected baggage of a passenger from a Madrid flight
An eclectic weekend ahead for Gran Canaria including the launch of the 30th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
“Low cost” airlines, like Ryanair, easyJet and Vueling transported more than 3.7 million passengers to the Canary Islands in the first ten months of the year, 5.2% more than in the same period of 2014, according to data released by the General Department of Tourism Studies and Knowledge
One person died and 22 others survived after a patera capsized 237 kilometers (127.9 nautical miles)