Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

The president of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales has announced

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

14 projects to be considered strategic

The Canary Islands Government Committee for Investment and Strategic Projects

14 projects to be considered strategic

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

Several hundred taxi drivers from eight associations around the island of Gran Canaria

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

“Surprise” ancient winkles report threat to water park project

Ancient shellfish could put the new water park project in jeopardy! The mayor of San Bartolomé

“Surprise” ancient winkles report threat to water park project

New €1m credit line for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and micro businesses on Gran Canaria should find it a little easier to access funding

New €1m credit line for entrepreneurs

32 additional Canaries work inspectors

The vice president of the Canary Islands Government and Minister of Employment, Social Policy

32 additional Canaries work inspectors

“Best August” in Gran Canaria history

Gran Canaria this year recorded its best August in history after receiving 352,000 tourists

“Best August” in Gran Canaria history

August saw fall in registered unemployed

Registered unemployment numbers fell by 1,884 people in the Canary Islands in August

August saw fall in registered unemployed

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

The new tourism product entitled the ‘Las Palmas Experience‘ now includes entry 

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

Funding for planned Parque Aeroportuario

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria are seeking European funding to build

Funding for planned Parque Aeroportuario

Final Cabildo go-ahead for new water park

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has once again provided the Loro Parque group 

Final Cabildo go-ahead for new water park

New shopping centre in Puerto Rico

Construction of the new shopping centre in Puerto Rico, announced last year

New shopping centre in Puerto Rico

Finca Condal Museum exhibition opens

The southern Gran Canaria municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana have extended

Finca Condal Museum exhibition opens

ZEC – new €20 million phase one investment

A major new project is developing in the capital’s Puerto de La Luz, Las Palmas.

ZEC – new €20 million phase one investment

Impact of “Allied” movie on Gran Canaria

Around €11 million was directly generated for the island during the recent “Allied” 

Impact of “Allied” movie on Gran Canaria

Canarian Parliament want Robin Hood Tax

The full Canary Islands Parliament approved, last week, a proposición no de ley

Canarian Parliament want Robin Hood Tax

Pioneering technology to reduce water salinity

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria plans to launch a world pioneering pilot project

Pioneering technology to reduce water salinity

‘Game of Thrones’ coming to Canaries?

The team behind the popular TV-series ‘Game of Thrones’ have been shooting in Spain

‘Game of Thrones’ coming to Canaries?

C4’s “Black mirror” filming in Tejeda

British sci-fi, satire series  “Black Mirror” will be filming in the beautiful village of Tejeda

C4’s “Black mirror” filming in Tejeda

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

The Gran Canaria Film Commission have been promoting the island 

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

Foreign visits to Gran Canaria increase

284,653 foreign travellers visited Gran Canaria in April,  an increase of 14.4%

Foreign visits to Gran Canaria increase

Light at the end of the tunnel to La Aldea

The Governing Council (Cabildo) have approved a Ministry of Public Works and Transport 

Light at the end of the tunnel to La Aldea

Foreigners bought 10.3% more homes

Foreigners bought a total of 7783 homes on the Canary Islands in 2015, representing an increase

Foreigners bought 10.3% more homes

Canaries´active tourism on the rise

Active tourism generated turnover of €1.410 billion in the Canary Islands last year

Canaries´active tourism on the rise

Las Palmas tourism first quarter increase

The capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, recorded an increase in tourist numbers

Las Palmas tourism first quarter increase

70 wind farms in the Canary Islands by 2018

The Canary Islands Government’s Ministry of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge

70 wind farms in the Canary Islands by 2018

Newsbrief: EU’s fourth highest unemployment rate in the Canarias

The Canary Islands ended 2015, according to data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office, as the region with the fourth highest unemployment rate across the entire European Union, with 29.1 % of the Canarian workforce officially unemployed.  Youth Employment here stands at almost double that percentage.

Days of Brad on Gran Canaria

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the city of Las Palmas have not been hiding their glee

Days of Brad on Gran Canaria