Tag Archives: tourism

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

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

Gran Canaria airport, a leader this summer

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

Ongoing GC-1 highway works

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 March’17

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

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

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

ArbolApp Canary Islands guide to wild trees

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

Fraudsters swindled over €400,000 from Gran Canaria tourists

Policia Nacional have announced that they have dismantled an organisation 

Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains

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

Events: Spring Handicrafts Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The seventh Faro de Maspalomas Spring Time Handcraft Fair

New cruise & airline routes announced

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

New effort towards Canaries Agroturism

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 March’17

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

Carnival Costa Mogán 14-19 March 2017

Carnival Costa Mogán 2017 starts this Tuesday, March 14th. The theme for this year

New cultural offering in Las Palmas

The City Council of Las Palmas and the Tourist Board presented “a new culture proposal”

Newsbrief: ‘Poema del Mar aquarium’ announce opening at the end of the year 2017

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the Loro Parque Group this week presented the newly constructed Poema del Mar Aquarium at the ITB, which is the world’s largest tourism trade fair held in Berlin. They also announced that opening will be at the end of the year

Portuguese man o’ war on Gran Canaria shore

Over the last month there have been multiple sightings of brightly shimmering sea creatures

Warm Saharan winds bring Spring Calima

With temperatures rising and Saharan dust blowing in on a glorious spring Calima

January tourism increases in Canaries

Tourist spending increased in January by 11.3% year-on-year throughout the Canary Islands

Las Palmas courts controversy, in Drag

Las Palmas 2017 Carnival’s 20th Drag Queen competition caught fire, figuratively speaking, last week.

Spain’s main tourist destination in January

The Canary Islands were Spain’s most visited tourist destination in January

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

Maspalomas Carnival starts tonight, Friday 3rd March and runs until the 12th March 2017

New asphalt in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

The Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana say they have completed the new plan

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 February’17

A weekend filled with Carnival celebrations and festivities, particularly in the capital Las Palmas

Newsbrief: The SBT Town Council have improved visibility and safety in 22 pedestrian crossings

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has improved lighting in 22 zebra crossings in the municipality. The new public street lights were installed to increase and improve the visibility and security at pedestrian crossings

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

Canary Islands airports have installed almost 30 devices to collect information 

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded