New flights between Canaries & Madeira

Inter-island airline, Binter, has begun to fly a new route between the Canary Islands and Madeira

New flights between Canaries & Madeira

1.5 million seats to Gran Canaria in 2017

The airline Ryanair will schedule 1.5 million seats to and from Gran Canaria in 2017

1.5 million seats to Gran Canaria in 2017

Gran Canaria airport, a leader this summer

Spanish Airport Authority, AENA, have predicted that Gran Canaria Airport will generate the most 

Gran Canaria airport, a leader this summer

65% of dunes lost in just half a century

Gran Canaria has doubled its population over the last half century, while

65% of dunes lost in just half a century

A terrible toll, forty years perished

The events leading up to that Sunday afternoon in 1977, as thick cloud fog

A terrible toll, forty years perished

ArbolApp Canary Islands guide to wild trees

Did you know that the most recently discovered species of dragon tree

ArbolApp Canary Islands guide to wild trees

Sightseeing bus almost catches fire

One of the tourist busses in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria almost caught fire

Sightseeing bus almost catches fire

Fraudsters swindled over €400,000 from Gran Canaria tourists

Policia Nacional have announced that they have dismantled an organisation 

Fraudsters swindled over €400,000 from Gran Canaria tourists

New cruise & airline routes announced

The airline Eurowings last week announced two weekly flights from Vienna being scheduled

New cruise & airline routes announced

Gran Canaria train still in the works

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria, it has emerged this week, is still pushing forward

Gran Canaria train still in the works

New cultural offering in Las Palmas

The City Council of Las Palmas and the Tourist Board presented “a new culture proposal”

New cultural offering in Las Palmas

Newsbrief: ‘Poema del Mar aquarium’ announce opening at the end of the year 2017

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the Loro Parque Group this week presented the newly constructed Poema del Mar Aquarium at the ITB, which is the world’s largest tourism trade fair held in Berlin. They also announced that opening will be at the end of the year

January tourism increases in Canaries

Tourist spending increased in January by 11.3% year-on-year throughout the Canary Islands

January tourism increases in Canaries

Spain’s main tourist destination in January

The Canary Islands were Spain’s most visited tourist destination in January

Spain’s main tourist destination in January

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