Man dies after being rescued from the sea in Gran Canaria
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Man dies after being rescued from the sea in Gran Canaria

Published on June 14, 2024

On the afternoon of June 14, 2024, at approximately 16:29, a tragic incident occurred on Playa de Mogán in the south of Gran Canaria.

Fuerteventura will have a new direct flight with Dublin from November
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Fuerteventura will have a new direct flight with Dublin from November

Published on June 14, 2024

The Tourism Board announces that starting from November 1st, Fuerteventura will have regular direct flights from Dublin with the Irish national airline Aer Lingus, operating every Tuesday and Saturday at an approximate cost of €98 per trip, in both economy and business class.

Los Cristianos Market in Tenerife (2024 Guide)
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Los Cristianos Market in Tenerife (2024 Guide)

Published on June 14, 2024

Los Cristianos market is the largest market in the south of Tenerife where you'll find almost anything you can imagine, like clothing, souvenirs, decorative items, cosmetics and much more. We'll let you know what are the days and times when the market in Los Cristianos is on, as well as what you can find there.

Two teens injured in Fuerteventura after crashing their scooters
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Two teens injured in Fuerteventura after crashing their scooters

Published on June 14, 2024

On the evening of June 13, 2024, at approximately 21:38, a serious accident occurred on Nuestra Señora del Carmen Street in the municipality of Pájara, Fuerteventura, as two young people were injured when their scooters collided. The incident prompted an immediate response from local emergency services.

Stranded tourist saved thanks to the SOS Button at Teide Cable Car Upper Station
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Stranded tourist saved thanks to the SOS Button at Teide Cable Car Upper Station

Published on June 13, 2024

At around 8:30 AM on Sunday, June 9, 2024, the SOS alert button was activated from the upper station of the Teide Cable Car, which is directly connected to 1-1-2 Canarias.

Teguise Market in Lanzarote (2024 Guide)
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Teguise Market in Lanzarote (2024 Guide)

Published on June 13, 2024

Teguise is the former capital of Lanzarote, and during the week it's a very quite town. But on Sunday Teguise comes to life and all the streets are filled with market stalls.

Spain Sets All-Time Record with Over 28 Million Passengers in May
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Spain Sets All-Time Record with Over 28 Million Passengers in May

Published on June 12, 2024

In May 2024, Spain's Aena airport network achieved an all-time record for passenger numbers, aircraft movements, and cargo, continuing the upward trend seen since the beginning of the year and most of last year.

Fuerteventura Cabildo Plans to Introduce Nine Electric Buses for Airport Service
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Fuerteventura Cabildo Plans to Introduce Nine Electric Buses for Airport Service

Published on June 12, 2024

The Presidency of the Cabildo of Fuerteventura has announced a tender for the provision of electric buses and associated infrastructure for the airport line connecting to the Puerto del Rosario station.

easyJet launches new routes from Belfast, Liverpool, Glasgow and Southend to the Canary Islands
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easyJet launches new routes from Belfast, Liverpool, Glasgow and Southend to the Canary Islands

Published on June 11, 2024

easyJet has just announced several new routes connecting the Canary Islands with Belfast, Liverpool, Glasgow and Southend.

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival: 19 - 21 July 2024
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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival: 19 - 21 July 2024

Published on June 11, 2024

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival is a unique type of event in all the Canary Islands, which is celebrated with a lot of "soul" on the beach in San Agustin, close to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles.

Are there dangerous mosquitoes in Tenerife and the Canary Islands?
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Are there dangerous mosquitoes in Tenerife and the Canary Islands?

Published on June 11, 2024

Many visitors to the Canary Islands, especially those heading over to the archipelago for the first time, have this dilemma of whether they'll have to face a lot of mosquitoes in the Canary Islands or not.

Electric scooters will be required to have insurance in Spain
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Electric scooters will be required to have insurance in Spain

Published on June 10, 2024

The Council of Ministers in Spain approved the automobile insurance bill, which for the first time mandates that electric scooter owners must have liability insurance.

Tourist injured after falling from first floor in Tenerife
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Tourist injured after falling from first floor in Tenerife

Published on June 10, 2024

In the early hours of June 10, 2024, a 21-year-old man was moderately injured after falling from the first floor of an accommodation on Avenida de los Pueblos in Adeje, Tenerife. The incident occurred at approximately 01:32 AM, and the cause of the fall remains unknown.

Papaya in the Canary Islands: Try papaya from Tenerife or Gran Canaria
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Papaya in the Canary Islands: Try papaya from Tenerife or Gran Canaria

Published on June 07, 2024

Papaya, a delectable tropical fruit, has been cultivated in the Canary Islands for over 200 years.

Man arrested at Lanzarote Airport with hashish in his luggage
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Man arrested at Lanzarote Airport with hashish in his luggage

Published on June 07, 2024

A 24-year-old man was arrested on May 14, 2024, at Lanzarote’s César Manrique Airport by the Guardia Civil, in collaboration with the Customs and Special Taxes Administration Agency on the island.

Rescued turtle released on beach in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura
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Rescued turtle released on beach in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura

Published on June 06, 2024

The Cabildo of Fuerteventura, through the Department of Environment and Hunting under the leadership of Carlos Rodríguez, organized the release of a loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) on Playa Blanca in Puerto del Rosario.

Canary Islands, fourth place in Spain with most holiday rental homes
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Canary Islands, fourth place in Spain with most holiday rental homes

Published on June 06, 2024

The Canary Islands had 46,784 registered tourist accommodation properties at the end of last February, according to the latest figures published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). This places the Canary Islands as the fourth region with the highest number of holiday homes.

Fuerteventura en Musica 2024 - Dates & Line-up
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Fuerteventura en Musica 2024 - Dates & Line-up

Published on June 06, 2024

The Cabildo de Fuerteventura has announced that in 2023 the festival Fuerteventura in Musica will be celebrated once again on La Concha beach (Cotillo).

Challenging helicopter rescue of two hikers in Tenerife
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Challenging helicopter rescue of two hikers in Tenerife

Published on June 05, 2024

The Emergency and Rescue Group (GES) of the Canary Islands Government rescued two hikers in distress in Tenerife on Monday, June 5th.

German operator FTI filed for bankruptcy, dozens of hotels in the Canary Islands affected
Canary IslandsNews from Canary Islands

German operator FTI filed for bankruptcy, dozens of hotels in the Canary Islands affected

Published on June 04, 2024

The German tour operator FTI Group declared bankruptcy yesterday in a local court in Munich, burdened with a substantial debt of almost 1 billion euros and unable to meet its payment obligations.

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