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

Orange €2.6 million fiber optics plan in SBT

The mobile network operator Orange España has begun deployment of a state-of-the-art fiber

Orange €2.6 million fiber optics plan in SBT

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

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

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

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

International Tourism Fair FITUR 2017

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas

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

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas

Cabildo believes Perez accusations “insane”

  The Cabildo of Gran Canaria have described as “insane” accusations from the mayor

Cabildo believes Perez accusations “insane”

President’s challenge:- Authorise water park

The President of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, has hit back

President’s challenge:- Authorise water park

Mogán Council’s 7 IGTE project proposals

Mogán Town Council has submitted seven project proposals to the Government

Mogán Council’s 7 IGTE project proposals

Over 8million foreign passengers so far

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

Over 8million foreign passengers so far

Lopesan planting trees for Veneguera

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria and the company Costa Veneguera Lopesan Group

Lopesan planting trees for Veneguera

Two minors detained for Puerto Rico thefts

Guardia Civil in Puerto Rico have detained two Spanish youths, aged 14 and 16

Two minors detained for Puerto Rico thefts

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

The new tourism product entitled the ‘Las Palmas Experience‘ now includes entry 

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

Funding for planned Parque Aeroportuario

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria are seeking European funding to build

Funding for planned Parque Aeroportuario

Final Cabildo go-ahead for new water park

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has once again provided the Loro Parque group 

Final Cabildo go-ahead for new water park

130,000 have no access to broadband

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria has proposed that within four years the entire island territory

130,000 have no access to broadband

New shopping centre in Puerto Rico

Construction of the new shopping centre in Puerto Rico, announced last year

New shopping centre in Puerto Rico

High court lifts Siam Park suspension

The Canary Islands High Court of Justice has revoked the ruling which provisionally 

High court lifts Siam Park suspension

ZEC – new €20 million phase one investment

A major new project is developing in the capital’s Puerto de La Luz, Las Palmas.

ZEC – new €20 million phase one investment

More movie rumours on Gran Canaria

Film director Terry Gilliam’s project “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”

More movie rumours on Gran Canaria

5.4m foreign visitors in five months of 2016

‘The Canary Islands‘ received 916,104 passengers from abroad in May

5.4m foreign visitors in five months of 2016

Fibre optics coming to town in Mogán

Last April, the Mogán town hall, together with Telefónica, announced the deployment

Fibre optics coming to town in Mogán

Impact of “Allied” movie on Gran Canaria

Around €11 million was directly generated for the island during the recent “Allied” 

Impact of “Allied” movie on Gran Canaria

Would-be taxi drivers test in Maspalomas

Aspiring taxi drivers in the area of Maspalomas Costa Canaria and the municipality

Would-be taxi drivers test in Maspalomas

‘Game of Thrones’ coming to Canaries?

The team behind the popular TV-series ‘Game of Thrones’ have been shooting in Spain

‘Game of Thrones’ coming to Canaries?

C4’s “Black mirror” filming in Tejeda

British sci-fi, satire series  “Black Mirror” will be filming in the beautiful village of Tejeda

C4’s “Black mirror” filming in Tejeda

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

The Gran Canaria Film Commission have been promoting the island 

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

Foreign visits to Gran Canaria increase

284,653 foreign travellers visited Gran Canaria in April,  an increase of 14.4%

Foreign visits to Gran Canaria increase