Tag Archives: #GranCanaria

Tourist favourites on Gran Canaria in 2016

Gran Canaria beaches were the main tourist attraction visited by travellers who chose the island

Gran Canaria at British travel agencies awards

Gran Canaria was one of the key reference tourist destinations at the ‘TTG Top 50

Five detained for “abrazo cariñoso” thefts in Mogán

Guardia Civil detained two men and two women last week

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, in March presented

Events: LPA Motown 2017 21-23 April

The third edition of the “LPA Motown Sagulpa, sustainable urban mobility” Bike Fair will be 21-23 April

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

The Canary Weekend Tips 7-9 April 2017

Here come the main spring festivities and a series of public holidays commencing

The Guardia Civil hunt brazen bank robber

The Guardia Civil are looking for a man who committed armed robbery at a bank

New La Aldea road opens Friday 7 April

The first new section of the long awaited La Aldea road will be put into service

Two migrants jump into sea from patera

Salvamento Marítimo intercepted a patera (open boat) Wednesday off the Punta de Maspalomas

Newsbrief: King and Queen of Spain to visit Canary Islands 24-25 April

Their Majesties Don Felipe and Doña Letizia will be visiting Gran Canaria on the 24th of April and the next day they will travel to Tenerife. This is the first time Philip VI has travelled together with Queen Letizia to the archipelago since having been proclaimed monarch in June 2014, after his…

Nayra reopens as hotel in Playa del Inglés

The old bunglalow complex, Nayra, located on Calle Irlanda in Playa del Inglés

Newsbrief: Brit detained during holiday in Las Palmas for assaulting partner

An incident took place last Friday on Calle Olof Palme in the Capital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas. Agents of the Policía de Barrio responded to a report made to 092 (the direct police contact number) about a couple on the street engaged in a heated argument, when officers arrived…

Airline news: UK to Gran Canaria with Jet2

Gran Canaria airport will have two new links with the UK starting from April

Tragic death of a young woman in Telde

Last Friday, March 31, 34-year-old Ayoze Gil, reportedly went to his mother’s house

Newsbrief: Very precious luggage forgotten in airport elevator

Policia Nacional in the south of Gran Canaria have located a suitcase containing jewellery inside, valued at more than €100,000 that appears to have been lost on arrival to the island by its owner, a foreign tourist. The search for the missing bag was triggered following a report from a foreign couple

Searching for patera south of Gran Canaria

A Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) Sasemar 103 aircraft and a rescue boat

155 wines vie for Best Canarian Wine Awards

A total of 155 wines from across the Archipelago will compete for the Best Canarian Wine Award

LPA International film Festival until 9 April

Since its inauguration in 2000, this festival has set out to find its own niche

Attracting blue & green economy investors

The ‘Best in Gran Canaria’ brand group have earmarked €600,000 to attract investors

The Canary Weekend Tips 31 March-2 April

A beautiful first weekend of April ahead with many events, markets and fiestas happening

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

Popular mountain road closes till mid May

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

New flights between Canaries & Madeira

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