International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

FITUR, The International tourism trade fair, touted as the global meeting point

Events: Classic cars cruising the south on Saturday 21 January

Events: Classic cars cruising the south on Saturday 21 January

The seventh edition of this historic classic car event

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22.01.2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22.01.2017

The almond trees are blossoming up in the mountains and the start of year sales

Events: Valsequillo Almond blossom route

Events: Valsequillo Almond blossom route

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: The ‘Ruta del Almendrero en Flor’, almond blossom route, event

Electronics store fraud arrest in Mogán area

Electronics store fraud arrest in Mogán area

Guardia Civil at the main Mogán post in Puerto Rico, have arrested a 36 year old foreign

Public holidays on Gran Canaria in 2017

Public holidays on Gran Canaria in 2017

There is nothing more colourful than a Spanish Fiesta or local traditional celebration.

Newsbrief: Traffic accidents caused 38 deaths in The Canary Islands last year

Traffic accidents claimed the lives of 38 people in the Canary Islands during 2016. The number is one less than the previous year, according to information provided by the Directorate General of Traffic. In Spain as a whole, 1,160 people lost their lives on the roads in 2016, which means 29 deaths more than in 2015

Thirty turtles released in Gran Canaria waters

Thirty turtles released in Gran Canaria waters

During 2016, 51 rescued turtles arrived at the Tafira Wildlife Recovery Centre

Events: Carnival on Gran Canaria 2017

Events: Carnival on Gran Canaria 2017

The springtime Carnival season on Gran Canaria starts in February. There are many celebrations

Mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín

Mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín

The municipality of Mogán is hosting a mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín 

Mogán presents El Perchel project

Mogán presents El Perchel project

The Town Council of Mogán recently presented the proposals to rehabilitate El Perchel

Explosion causes El Tablero building fire

Explosion causes El Tablero building fire

A fire broke out in El Tablero late afternoon on Sunday, at around 18.20, on Calle Costa Rica

The Canary Weekend Tips 13-15 January

The Canary Weekend Tips 13-15 January

With only a few weeks to go before Carnival season on Gran Canaria, Springtime approaches

22nd Jan Arguineguín port seabed cleaning

22nd Jan Arguineguín port seabed cleaning

Mogán town hall have announced a project to clean the seabed of the Port

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

The MetroGuagua project is a planned high capacity public transport line

Gran Canaria movie sets facility planned

Gran Canaria movie sets facility planned

Gran Canaria is aiming at more serious movie and television production.

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

The supermarket chain SPAR opened its first store specialising in organic foods

Newsbrief: Tourism increases its value for the Canarian economy

Tourist activity in the Canary Islands totalled almost €13,5 billion last year, raising the relative contribution of this sector in the Canary Islands economy to 31.9%, significantly boosting other productive sectors and is responsible for 37,6% of total employment on the islands, according to latest report from Impactur Canarias.

Newsbrief: Ten fixed public holidays or Sundays on which shops are allowed to open in 2017

The Minister of Economy, Industry, Commerce and Knowledge, Pedro Ortega, has signed the order to confirm the ten Sundays and holidays allowing commercial establishments on each island to open throughout 2017.

Gran Canaria airport’s 12 millionth passenger

Gran Canaria airport’s 12 millionth passenger

Gran Canaria airport has made history by serving, for the first time ever, more

71 drownings in the Canary Islands

71 drownings in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands registered the most drownings in Spain last year, totalling 71

New desalination plant for Playa de Mogán

New desalination plant for Playa de Mogán

The newly inaugurated desalination plant in Playa de Mogán has a processing capacity 

More parking planned for Arguineguín

More parking planned for Arguineguín

The mayor of Mogán has signed an agreement with the Government of the Canary Islands

Cabildo to manage island animal shelter

Cabildo to manage island animal shelter

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has taken over the management of the main island animal shelter

The Three Kings on Gran Canaria 2017

The Three Kings on Gran Canaria 2017

The seasonal festivities reach their crescendo on January 5th with the arrival of Three Kings

El Perchel beach in need of rehabilitation

El Perchel beach in need of rehabilitation

The council of Mogán agreed last month to urgently approve a request to redefine 

Gran Canaria’s Award winning organic honey

Gran Canaria’s Award winning organic honey

‘La abeja del guanche’, a company run by the Valido brothers on Gran Canaria

Circus animals back in the capital

Circus animals back in the capital

The caged circus animals, that several citizens had publicly complained should not be

Aerosmith will play in ….

Aerosmith will play in ….

Aerosmith is giving their last concert of the ‘Aero-Vederci Baby!‘ European Tour

New Year’s Weekend tips on Gran Canaria

New Year’s Weekend tips on Gran Canaria

It’s time for those 12 grapes again, a mix of tradition and superstition in Spain.