Category Archives: Tourism

Gran Canaria recorded best ever summer

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

New north and east coastal viewpoints

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

GC-1 Landscape Cleanup Plan begins

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

Waste project for tourist areas

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

16.1% increase in October tourist visits

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

New Maspalomas hammocks & parasols

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

Las Canteras festive sand art

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

Airline news: Five new routes to Gran Canaria

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

British tourism turnover up 22%

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 18-20 November

A beautiful warm November weekend ahead and a few highlights and things to see on Gran Canaria..

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Nomad City

We’ve reported several times in recent years on the rise of the Digital Nomad in the island

Newsbrief: Foreign tourist spending rose by 12.1% in September

Foreign tourist spending in the Canary Islands rose 12.1% in September over the same month of 2015, reaching €1.124 billion, according to data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The average expenditure per person per day remained the same, at €130, and the total expenditure per tourist was €1,130

More people have drowned than in 2015

A total of 63 people have already drowned in the Canary Islands from January

El Pinillo camping being forced to close

The Mogán town hall has, after several months of local protests, confirmed that they plan

Gran Canaria at the World Travel Market

WTM is the most important tourism fair in Europe and is held in London from 7 to 9 November

Mogán’s new logo and tourism image

The second main tourism area this week on Gran Canaria update their tourism brand

Gran Canaria Walking Festival Starts

800 participants and hikers from 24 countries will participate in the GCWF, to be held

20% more have visited Gran Canaria this year

Gran Canaria received 251,000 foreign passengers in September, representing an increase of 20%

Mogán Council’s 7 IGTE project proposals

Mogán Town Council has submitted seven project proposals to the Government

A Housemartin in The Beautiful South

Legendary singer-song writer Paul Heaton has been staying in Puerto Rico,


The 5th edition of Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2016 has been made up of 6 trekking routes 

Parque Europeo cleared and sanitised

Municipal services of San Bartolomé de Tirajana this month started the work of cleaning

Canary Islands cruise tourism has doubled

The growing demand for cruise travel and the natural attraction of the Canary Islands

Over 14m tourists expected by year end

The Canary Islands is set to end the year 2016 with more than 14 million tourists having visited

The Gran Canaria Fronton King Pro 2016

The World Championship of bodyboard Gran Canaria Frontón King Pro 2016

Circo Alegria’s ‘Water circus’ in Las Terrazas

 ‘Aqua circus‘ is the latest spectacle from the Circo Alegria for the 2016-2017 season.

“Best August” in Gran Canaria history

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

New brand logo for Maspalomas tourism

After eighteen years, the Canary Islands’ First Resort town has updated its promotional image

Playa de Mogán bus station project

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has restarted the construction

Over 8million foreign passengers so far

‘The Canary Islands’ received 1,110,148 foreign passengers in August, 147,273 more