Newsbrief: Las Palmas records best numbers of British tourists in the last decade

Gran Canaria’s capital, Las Palmas, this February recorded their best figures for overnight stays by British tourists and travellers from Great Britain since 2009. The city is currently seeing record numbers of travellers from the British Isles, which are the highest since the Instituto Canario started Facebook Comments

Popular mountain road closes till mid May

Part of the GC-605, a beautiful mountain road popular with the more adventurous tourists Facebook Comments

New flights between Canaries & Madeira

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

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 Facebook Comments

Gran Canaria airport, a leader this summer

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

65% of dunes lost in just half a century

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

A terrible toll, forty years perished

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

Spar Natural to open store in Las Palmas

Spring always brings good news and Spar Natural have announced they will Facebook Comments

Switch Off for Earth Hour on Gran Canaria

Cabildo de Gran Canaria is switching ‘off’ on Saturday at 20.30 to join ‘Earth Hour’ Facebook Comments

Ongoing GC-1 highway works

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria have started to implement an emergency plan Facebook Comments

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 March’17

The first weekend of Spring ahead and Summer will be an hour closer this Sunday Facebook Comments

Police close net on Rolex Smash & Grab

National Police continue to investigate the circumstances around the armed robbery in Meloneras Facebook Comments

Events: “Traditions market”, 25-26 March in Playa de Mogán

The “Traditions Market”, Easter Edition, in Playa de Mogán Facebook Comments

ArbolApp Canary Islands guide to wild trees

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

Newsbrief: Man arrested while burying more than 1kg of cocaine

Guardia Civil arrested a 39-year-old man last week who they surprised while he was burying a large packet containing a kilo of cocaine in a Gran Canaria barranco ravine. The arrest was carried out as part of an operation deployed by the Guardia Civil’s Anti-Organized Crime and Anti-Drugs Team Facebook Comments

Sightseeing bus almost catches fire

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

The Saint: Las Palmas Vs Villarreal

   17/3/17 The Friday night game saw Las Palmas entertain 5th place Villarreal, expecting a tough game. Facebook Comments

Fraudsters swindled over €400,000 from Gran Canaria tourists

Policia Nacional have announced that they have dismantled an organisation  Facebook Comments

Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains

The Spanish National Heritage Council have decided after meeting in the capital Facebook Comments

Events: Spring Handicrafts Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The seventh Faro de Maspalomas Spring Time Handcraft Fair Facebook Comments

New cruise & airline routes announced

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

Newsbrief : Tough flu season in the Canaries, as recorded flu deaths double

The winter flu season 2016-2017 has seen 140 hospitalised cases of confirmed influenza, of which 95,7% were virus A and the rest, virus B. Twenty-four deaths have also been reported, all due to virus A, with the exception of one case of virus B. Last flu season ended with 190…

Storm weather, and snow at the summits

Winter has left a parting shot with Mount Teide, over on Tenerife, today showing its colder Facebook Comments

Gran Canaria train still in the works

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

New effort towards Canaries Agroturism

A new initiative entitled ‘Canarias convida‘ aims to bring visitors and the local consumer closer Facebook Comments

Million-Euro Rolex robbery in the South

Two gunmen robbed a well known jewelry store in the heart of Maspalomas Facebook Comments

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 March’17

Another busy weekend ahead with many Carnival events going on around the island Facebook Comments