Human remains found in area of Tenerife where Jay Slater disappeared
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Human remains found in area of Tenerife where Jay Slater disappeared

Published on July 15, 2024

The Mountain Rescue and Intervention Group (GREIM) of the Civil Guard has found the lifeless body of a young man in the Masca area (Buenavista del Norte).

Fuerteventura Airport had to close temporarily on Saturday due to drone presence
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Fuerteventura Airport had to close temporarily on Saturday due to drone presence

Published on July 14, 2024

On Saturday around midday, authorities had to temporarily shut down Fuerteventura Airport for at least 40 minutes due to the presence of a drone in the vicinity.

Fight Breaks Out on the Tarmac at Tenerife South Airport
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Fight Breaks Out on the Tarmac at Tenerife South Airport

Published on July 12, 2024

A dramatic brawl erupted on the tarmac at Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport on Friday afternoon, leading to the arrest of six individuals.

28€ eco-tax imposed for tourists who want to hike Masca Canyon in Tenerife
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28€ eco-tax imposed for tourists who want to hike Masca Canyon in Tenerife

Published on July 12, 2024

The Tenerife Cabildo has introduced an eco-tax for the Masca Canyon Trail, to manage the growing demand for this popular spot in Teno Rural Park.

Ed Sheeran films music video in Tenerife for his single 'Tenerife sea'
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Ed Sheeran films music video in Tenerife for his single 'Tenerife sea'

Published on July 12, 2024

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently took advantage of his visit to Tenerife to record an official music video for "Tenerife Sea," a song that pays tribute to the most popular Canary Island.

Seven people treated for smoke inhalation following Tenerife aparthotel fire
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Seven people treated for smoke inhalation following Tenerife aparthotel fire

Published on July 11, 2024

A fire broke out on the fifth floor of a seven-storey aparthotel in Adeje, Tenerife, on Wednesday night, resulting in a total of seven people being treated for smoke inhalation. The incident occurred at 9:15 p.m. at a complex located on Avenida de Colón.

Woman dies on a popular beach in Tenerife
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Woman dies on a popular beach in Tenerife

Published on July 10, 2024

A 71-year-old woman tragically passed away on Wednesday at Las Teresitas beach in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, according to the Emergency and Security Coordination Centre (Cecoes) 112 Canarias.

Government set to invest 3 million euros for improvements in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Government set to invest 3 million euros for improvements in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on July 10, 2024

The Canary Islands Government Council, following a proposal from the Department of Tourism and Employment, has greenlit an additional budget of €3,065,362.96. This money will fund the coastal trail project along the Corralejo seafront in La Oliva and improve accessibility on Avenida Juan Carlos I.

First heatwave this summer in the Canary Islands: yellow warnings for wind, rough seas, and high temperatures
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First heatwave this summer in the Canary Islands: yellow warnings for wind, rough seas, and high temperatures

Published on July 09, 2024

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has issued yellow warnings for wind, rough seas, and high temperatures throughout the Canary Islands, with the exception of Fuerteventura.

Flight from Edinburgh to Lanzarote had to turn around due to drunk passengers
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Flight from Edinburgh to Lanzarote had to turn around due to drunk passengers

Published on July 07, 2024

A Ryanair flight departing from Edinburgh to Lanzarote was forced to turn back after just half an hour due to the disruptive behavior of three intoxicated passengers.

Siam Park: The World's Best Water Park for 10 Consecutive Years
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Siam Park: The World's Best Water Park for 10 Consecutive Years

Published on July 06, 2024

Siam Park in Tenerife has once again been crowned the best water park in the world, earning the prestigious title for the tenth year in a row.

Woman dies on Sotavento beach in Fuerteventura
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Woman dies on Sotavento beach in Fuerteventura

Published on July 05, 2024

A 60-year-old woman passed away this Friday at Sotavento Beach, located in the municipality of Pájara, Fuerteventura.

Liverpool flight heading to Tenerife makes emergency landing due to conflictive passenger
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Liverpool flight heading to Tenerife makes emergency landing due to conflictive passenger

Published on July 05, 2024

A flight from Liverpool, United Kingdom, bound for Tenerife South had to make an emergency landing due to a mid-air altercation with an unruly passenger.

Canary Islands Attract Over 6.4 Million Tourists by May
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Canary Islands Attract Over 6.4 Million Tourists by May

Published on July 04, 2024

Until May, the Canary Islands welcomed 6,493,340 tourists, marking a 10.68% increase compared to the previous year. The total tourist expenditure reached 9 billion euros, according to the latest data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Popular beach in Tenerife closed due to contamination
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Popular beach in Tenerife closed due to contamination

Published on July 04, 2024

The town of Puerto de la Cruz has announced that swimming is temporarily prohibited at Playa Jardín due to contamination from sewage water.

Mar en Calma Festival 2024 - Playa Honda, Lanzarote
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Mar en Calma Festival 2024 - Playa Honda, Lanzarote

Published on July 03, 2024

The City Council of San Bartolome is excited to present the 15th edition of the 'Mar en Calma' festival, which will take place this Saturday, July 13th.

Fuerteventura Windsurf & Wingfoil World Cup 2024
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Fuerteventura Windsurf & Wingfoil World Cup 2024

Published on July 03, 2024

Pájara will host once again the 2024 Windsurfing and Wingfoil World Championship, one of the leading sports events in Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands, which will take place on Playa La Barca (Sotavento), in Jandía, between July 25 and August 3.

Man in serious condition after collapsing on the street in Tenerife
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Man in serious condition after collapsing on the street in Tenerife

Published on July 03, 2024

A 51-year-old man is in critical condition after collapsing in a public area, according to the Emergency and Security Coordination Center (Cecoes) 112 of the Canary Islands Government.

Fuerteventura Weather in July - Ideal for hot summer holidays
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Fuerteventura Weather in July - Ideal for hot summer holidays

Published on July 03, 2024

By the time July is here, Fuerteventura goes into full summer mode. July and August are the hottest months in Fuerteventura, so if you're wanting a really warm holiday in the sun, these are the best months to visit. It's a good thing the trade winds make their presence felt, as otherwise, it would simply be unbearably hot during the afternoon.

Fuerteventura expects to exceed 90% occupancy this summer
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Fuerteventura expects to exceed 90% occupancy this summer

Published on July 02, 2024

Marlene Figueroa (Tourism Counselor) has highlighted the positive outcomes of Fuerteventura's promotional efforts despite this year's budget constraints aimed at prioritizing the island's infrastructure.

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