Category Archives: Canary Islands

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Tourist record on Gran Canaria

Never before have so many tourists visited Gran Canaria. During the first 11 months of 2015, a total of 2,915,000 tourists visited the island, the highest number ever recorded. It is…

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Proving that electric cars are good enough

Two electric cars ran a lap around the Gran Canaria on Sunday without stopping to recharge, to prove that electric vehicles can be used on the Canary Islands. There has…

Price war in the air

There is a full price war around Spanish domestic flights. Iberia, Lufthansa and Ryanair have thrown themself into the fight for passengers and prices are now extremely favorable. This applies…

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Planes targeted with laser pointer

A plane landing on Fuerteventura was on two occasions targeted with a laser pointer, blinding the pilots. A man has been arrested and is accused of having put people’s safety at…

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Gran Canaria – festival news

The great pilgrimage festival Romería del Pino in Teror on Gran Canaria is soon at hand. This year over 300,000 visitors are expected from all the canary islands. Starts in a…

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9 tons of bananas dumped

On the Canary Islands the association for banana producers has ordered that 9 tons bananas is to be dumped to keep banana prices up and due to fruit market glut. Naturally, this…

Extras for The Bourne Legacy

Do you have a dream about acting in the next Bourne movie? Here is your chance! The next Bourne movie will be recorded in Tenerife in September and Surfilm is seeking 800 extras…

Tenerife tourist attractions in the lead

The Siam Park in Tenerife is ranked as the best water park in the world by Tripadvisors readers This is the second consecutive year that Siam Park has been named the…

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Virgen del Carmen

On the evening of July 16 the fishermen and sailors patron Virgen del Carmen is being celebrated in most coastal towns and fishing villages in Spain and South America Most…

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New flights to Canary Islands

From October 25th the budget airline Norwegian will offer domestic flights from Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga to Gran Canria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura. There are several other companies currently operating on…