Category Archives: Tourism

Puerto de Mogán bus station inauguration

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

Lopesan plan yet one more shopping centre

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

Nearly 15 million visit The Canaries

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

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Overcast intervals to the north and northeast of Gran Canaria

Best year for Las Palmas tourism recorded

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

Airline news: Daily flights to Lisbon

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

“LPA Experience+” sightseeing ticket

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

Events: Main events in Maspalomas 2017

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

Renovation for RIU Vistamar, Puerto Rico

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

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

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

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

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

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas

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

Events: Carnival season on Gran Canaria 2017

The springtime Carnival season on Gran Canaria starts in February.

Mogán presents El Perchel project

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

Siam Park project expected to go ahead

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

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

The MetroGuagua project is a planned high capacity public transport line

Air Europa cheap Canary Islands flights

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

Gran Canaria airport’s 12 millionth passenger

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

“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

The Three Kings on Gran Canaria 2017

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

Best cruise season ever for Gran Canaria

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

1st 5 star hotel in Puerto de Mogán

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

Las Palmas Travellers Choice Awards 2016

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

New stores planned for Gran Canaria airport

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

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

Maspalomas leads tourism employment

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

New Canary Islands Tourism Association

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

Events: Christmas Market – Maspalomas

Maspalomas Costa Canaria are having their first ever official Christmas market

The Gran Canaria Accesible Awards 2016

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

Over 23,000 visit Belén de Arena

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