Newsbrief: The SBT Town Council have improved visibility and safety in 22 pedestrian crossings

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has improved lighting in 22 zebra crossings in the municipality. The new public street lights were installed to increase and improve the visibility and security at pedestrian crossings

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

Canary Islands airports have installed almost 30 devices to collect information 

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

There was some rainfall yesterday on all the islands, in some places intense and intermittent.

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

Events: ‘Fiesta de la Papa’ in Firgas

A festival for the humble potato is to be celebrated in Firgas on the north of the island

Events: ‘Fiesta de la Papa’ in Firgas

Newsbrief: End of high EU roaming charges in sight, to begin June 2017

A European Union political agreement between the representatives of the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission has been announced as a final achievement that looks set to finally make proposals for the so-called “roam-like-at-home” project start working as of 15 June 2017

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Nothing particularly unusual this week for February on Gran Canaria

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

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

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

Ingenio & Telde get lost & unclaimed items

Gran Canaria Airport has handed over, to the municipalities of Ingenio and Telde

Ingenio & Telde get lost & unclaimed items

New Maspalomas sun loungers & parasols

The south coast tourist municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has set up 2753 new sun 

New Maspalomas sun loungers & parasols

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

At every Carnival a Grand Lady is elected and honoured as the elegant face

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

The Canary weekend tips 10-12 February

….Carnival time has arrived and, with rain predicted, it could be a wet start for the festivities

The Canary weekend tips 10-12 February

3rd Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

San Agustín in Gran Canaria´s deep south will host its third Soul Festival,  28-30

3rd Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Hispania acquires four hotels on Gran Canaria

Real estate investors, Hispania, last month acquired 100% of Dunas Hotels & Resorts,

Hispania acquires four hotels on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria’s best ever tourist numbers

After receiving over 4.2 million visitors in 2016, Gran Canaria officially recorded

Gran Canaria’s best ever tourist numbers

Canaryfly’s Carnival prices between Islands

The airline Canaryfly is offering “Carnival prices” for flights between the Islands.

Canaryfly’s Carnival prices between Islands

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 February 2017

February has arrived in a pink blaze of blooming blossoms; the first weekend

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 February 2017

Puerto de Mogán bus station inauguration

The new bus station for Playa and Puerto de Mogán was officially inaugurated

Puerto de Mogán bus station inauguration

Lopesan plan yet one more shopping centre

Lopesan Group, the largest native hotel chain on Gran Canaria, have said

Lopesan plan yet one more shopping centre

Nearly 15 million visit The Canaries

‘Islas Canarias‘ closed the year 2016 having been visited by 14,981,113 tourists

Nearly 15 million visit The Canaries

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Overcast intervals to the north and northeast of Gran Canaria

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Best year for Las Palmas tourism recorded

2016 closed as the best year for Las Palmas tourism in recent history.

Best year for Las Palmas tourism recorded

Airline news: Daily flights to Lisbon

Gran Canaria is to gain a daily flight to Lisbon with flight operator TAP Portugal starting

Airline news: Daily flights to Lisbon

“LPA Experience+” sightseeing ticket

The  ‘Experience+‘ combination ticket will bring together several of Las Palmas

“LPA Experience+” sightseeing ticket

Events: Main events in Maspalomas 2017

The town hall representing Maspalomas Costa Canaria had a small stand at Fitur

Events: Main events in Maspalomas 2017

Renovation for RIU Vistamar, Puerto Rico

The RIU Hotels chain plan to invest €400 million during 2017 into three major renovations

Renovation for RIU Vistamar, Puerto Rico

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

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

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

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

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas

The Hispanic American College (HAC) of New York are to hold a senior managerial course

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas