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

Events: Carnival on Gran Canaria 2017

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

Events: Carnival on Gran Canaria 2017

Mogán presents El Perchel project

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

Mogán presents El Perchel project

Siam Park project expected to go ahead

The Canary Islands Directorate General of Cultural Heritage have commissioned a second report

Siam Park project expected to go ahead

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

The MetroGuagua project is a planned high capacity public transport line

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

Air Europa cheap Canary Islands flights

Air Europa, the airline division of the Globalia tourism group, relaunch their “Minimax y vuela” campaign

Air Europa cheap Canary Islands flights

Gran Canaria airport’s 12 millionth passenger

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

Gran Canaria airport’s 12 millionth passenger

“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

The Three Kings on Gran Canaria 2017

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

The Three Kings on Gran Canaria 2017

Best cruise season ever for Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria had the best cruise season in its history in 2016

Best cruise season ever for Gran Canaria

1st 5 star hotel in Puerto de Mogán

The five star Radisson Blu Resort Spa Gran Canaria Mogan is now open for guests.

1st 5 star hotel in Puerto de Mogán

Las Palmas Travellers Choice Awards 2016

Travellers’ Choice Awards 2016, the very best of destinations chosen by millions

Las Palmas Travellers Choice Awards 2016

New stores planned for Gran Canaria airport

AENA, the Spanish airport authority, has announced tenders for three new shop spaces

New stores planned for Gran Canaria airport

125 years of Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

On December 17, 1891, a group of amateur British golfers created Spain’s first ever golf course

125 years of Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

Maspalomas leads tourism employment

San Bartolomé de Tirajana is, with its more than 20,000 workers in the tourism sector

Maspalomas leads tourism employment

New Canary Islands Tourism Association

Adeje, Arona, Guia de Isora, San Bartolomé de Tirajana and Mogán received 47.5% 

New Canary Islands Tourism Association

Events: Christmas Market – Maspalomas

Maspalomas Costa Canaria are having their first ever official Christmas market

Events: Christmas Market – Maspalomas

The Gran Canaria Accesible Awards 2016

The winner of The Third Gran Canaria Accessible Awards have been announced

The Gran Canaria Accesible Awards 2016

Over 23,000 visit Belén de Arena

The eleventh Belén de Arena, the sand-art Bethlehem Nativity on Las Canteras

Over 23,000 visit Belén de Arena

Gran Canaria recorded best ever summer

Gran Canaria recorded its best summer tourism season in history in 2016,

Gran Canaria recorded best ever summer

New north and east coastal viewpoints

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria plan to build a viewpoint lookout next to the Sardina Lighthouse

New north and east coastal viewpoints

GC-1 Landscape Cleanup Plan begins

From March the Cabildo of Gran Canaria plans to rejuvenate parts of the north-south GC-1

GC-1 Landscape Cleanup Plan begins

Waste project for tourist areas

A total of 70 hotels and apartments in the three main tourist areas of Gran Canaria

Waste project for tourist areas

16.1% increase in October tourist visits

Arrivals of foreign tourists grew by 16.1% in October over the same month of 2015

16.1% increase in October tourist visits

New Maspalomas hammocks & parasols

San Bartolomé de Tirajana is purchasing 1,420 new parasols and 2,605 sun loungers

New Maspalomas hammocks & parasols

Las Canteras festive sand art

The Belén de Arena, the sand-art Bethlehem Nativity on the beach of Las Canteras in Las Palmas

Las Canteras festive sand art

Airline news: Five new routes to Gran Canaria

Ryanair will have five new routes next summer (2017) connecting with Glasgow, and with Leeds

Airline news: Five new routes to Gran Canaria

British tourism turnover up 22%

Turnover from British tourists on holiday in the Canary Islands is expected to amount to

British tourism turnover up 22%