Hundreds of canceled flights, floods and landslides in the Canaries due to storm Hermine
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Hundreds of canceled flights, floods and landslides in the Canaries due to storm Hermine

Published on September 26, 2022

The rain on Sunday has been really intense in some areas of the Canary Islands, which has caused a lot of canceled flights and even diverted ones, as well as other incidents like landslides, floods and fallen trees.

Hermine downgraded to tropical depression, still causes heavy rain in the Canary Islands
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Hermine downgraded to tropical depression, still causes heavy rain in the Canary Islands

Published on September 25, 2022

Aemet Canarias has just announced that, as was expected, storm Hermine had lost strength and it is again classed as a tropical depression instead of a tropical storm.

Heavy rains in the Canary Islands from this afternoon as Storm Hermine advances
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Heavy rains in the Canary Islands from this afternoon as Storm Hermine advances

Published on September 24, 2022

The National Hurricane Center has issued Advisory no. 4 and warns about heavy rains in the Canary Islands caused by the approach of Tropical Storm Hermine.

Beach facilities in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, now managed by Mogán City Council
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Beach facilities in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, now managed by Mogán City Council

Published on September 24, 2022

Since Friday, September 23, Mogán City Council has started to administer the beach facilities offered in Puerto Rico, after the company that was previously in charge, Puerto Rico SA, removed their beach hammocks and umbrellas.

The cyclone near the Canary Islands becomes Tropical Storm Hermine
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The cyclone near the Canary Islands becomes Tropical Storm Hermine

Published on September 23, 2022

The NHC has just officially confirmed that Tropical Depression Ten has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine, due to its rapidly intensifying strength.

Maximum alert issued for all Canary Islands due to the tropical cyclone
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Maximum alert issued for all Canary Islands due to the tropical cyclone

Published on September 23, 2022

Canary Islands Government has issued a maximum alert for the archipelago, in the wake of the tropical cyclone that is estimated to form nearby, affecting the islands starting from Saturday and until Monday.

Chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canary Islands increase to 70%
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Chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canary Islands increase to 70%

Published on September 23, 2022

According to information updated by the National Hurricane Center, the chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canaries have increased to 70% (yesterday the estimate was at 60%).

Aemet warns about torrential rain this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Aemet warns about torrential rain this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on September 22, 2022

Aemet has just announced that today, September 22, an active tropical wave is situated on the coast of Senegal. The National Hurricane Center anticipates that this tropical wave will grow in intensity and it is probable (60%) that it will evolve into a tropical depression in the next 5 days, moving towards north - northwest, between the islands of Cape Verde and the African coast.

Fuerteventura promoted in France at a major travel event in Paris
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Fuerteventura promoted in France at a major travel event in Paris

Published on September 21, 2022

Fuerteventura Tourism is attending the IFTM Top Resa (a major B2B travel event) in Paris this week to promote the island of Fuerteventura on the French market, where the director of the area, Jessica de León, has met with the main tour operators and travel agents in the country.

A tropical cyclone could form near the Canary Islands in the next five days
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A tropical cyclone could form near the Canary Islands in the next five days

Published on September 21, 2022

The National Hurricane Center in the United States and the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) have announced that they are monitoring a tropical wave that is moving towards the west coast of Africa and that could lead to the formation of a tropical cyclone, although the possible impact on the Canary archipelago can't be estimated for certain at the moment.

Yellow warning today due to rains in all the Canary Islands archipelago
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Yellow warning today due to rains in all the Canary Islands archipelago

Published on September 19, 2022

Aemet has extended the yellow warning for rain to cover the entire territory of the Canary Islands archipelago, after it was initially issued only for the islands of La Palma and Tenerife.

Fuerteventura eco-tourism plans: new interpretation center and guided tours around the volcanoes
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Fuerteventura eco-tourism plans: new interpretation center and guided tours around the volcanoes

Published on September 19, 2022

The City Council of La Oliva continues betting on eco-tourism. In 2017, the northern municipality was the only one to access ECO-TUR aid, a European program aimed at improving the ecotourism offers in EU regions made up of European local administrations from all over the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira, and also from other countries such as Cape Verde, Senegal and Mauritania.

Heavy rains cause floods and incidents especially in Gran Canaria
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Heavy rains cause floods and incidents especially in Gran Canaria

Published on September 18, 2022

The effects of a DANA (Isolated Depression in High Levels) have been felt today in the Canary Islands, especially on the island of Gran Canaria, where heavy rains have caused a lot of incidents.

Open Mall, home to Lanzarote's only Primark, set to open on November 11
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Open Mall, home to Lanzarote's only Primark, set to open on November 11

Published on September 17, 2022

Open Mall Lanzarote, which is set to become the largest open-air leisure and shopping center on the island, will open its doors to the public on November 11, after a long waiting period.

Newly renovated El Perchel beach in Arguineguín is ready to welcome visitors
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Newly renovated El Perchel beach in Arguineguín is ready to welcome visitors

Published on September 17, 2022

The town of Arguineguín enjoys from this Friday a completely rehabilitated recreation area and equipped with new services, El Perchel beach.

Maspalomas and Meloneras will completely renew sunbeds and umbrellas on beaches
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Maspalomas and Meloneras will completely renew sunbeds and umbrellas on beaches

Published on September 15, 2022

The Maspalomas-Gran Canaria Tourism Rehabilitation Consortium has put out to tender the supply of sunbeds and umbrellas for the beaches in the area of Maspalomas Costa Canaria, for a value of 600,000 euros, divided into two lots.

Corralejo International Kite Festival 2022 is promoted in France, in Dieppe
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Corralejo International Kite Festival 2022 is promoted in France, in Dieppe

Published on September 14, 2022

The Department of Tourism of the City Council of La Oliva, in collaboration with the Tourist Board of the Island Council of Fuerteventura, has launched a promotional campaign for the 2022 edition of Corralejo Kite Festival.

Possible light rain in the Canary Islands this weekend
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Possible light rain in the Canary Islands this weekend

Published on September 14, 2022

According to Aemet (the State Meteorological Agency), light to moderate rain is forecasted for late Saturday and Sunday, with temperatures set to drop noticeably, especially on Sunday.

Tenerife accommodation occupancy rose to around 85% in August
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Tenerife accommodation occupancy rose to around 85% in August

Published on September 06, 2022

The hotel and non-hotel establishments associated with Ashotel closed the month of August with quite positive data, which raised the average occupancy in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to 84.82%.

Tenerife beaches reopen after swimming was prohibited due to presence of microalgae
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Tenerife beaches reopen after swimming was prohibited due to presence of microalgae

Published on September 05, 2022

Most of the beaches in Tenerife affected by the presence of microalgae have been reopened today, as announced by the local city councils.

High heat alert in Gran Canaria and showers in some of the other Canaries
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High heat alert in Gran Canaria and showers in some of the other Canaries

Published on August 30, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has activated an alert due to high temperatures in several municipalities on the island of Gran Canaria: Mogán, Santa Lucía de Tirajana, Agüimes, Ingenio, San Bartolomé de Tirajana and La Aldea de San Nicolás.

The heat continues in the Canary Islands, with maximum temps reaching 34ºC
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The heat continues in the Canary Islands, with maximum temps reaching 34ºC

Published on August 22, 2022

Large parts of the Canary Islands archipelago will be under a warning due to high temperatures this Monday, except for the northern areas of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, and the summits and east of La Palma.

Canary Islands ports reached pre pandemic figures in terms of passenger traffic
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Canary Islands ports reached pre pandemic figures in terms of passenger traffic

Published on August 17, 2022

The ports in the Canary Islands announced that between January and June 2022, they transported more than half a million vehicles, a figure that is similar to the one in 2019.

The new fire declared in Tenerife in Icod el Alto is already stabilized
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The new fire declared in Tenerife in Icod el Alto is already stabilized

Published on August 08, 2022

Earlier today, Cabildo de Tenerife had announced on Twitter that a new fire broke out on the island in the area of Icod el Alto.

Los Cristianos beach now has two adapted toilets, in addition to the one in Playa Honda
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Los Cristianos beach now has two adapted toilets, in addition to the one in Playa Honda

Published on August 04, 2022

Arona City Council has completed the refurbishment work on a complete toilet for Los Cristianos beach, with a bathroom for women, men and people with reduced mobility.

Spain limits air conditioning to 27ºC and heating to 19ºC as part of an energy saving plan
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Spain limits air conditioning to 27ºC and heating to 19ºC as part of an energy saving plan

Published on August 03, 2022

In an attempt to limit energy consumption, a Royal decree was published this Tuesday regarding energy saving and efficiency measures, which had been approved yesterday by the Government.

Canary Islands recovered almost 90% of pre-Covid tourism during the first half of 2022
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Canary Islands recovered almost 90% of pre-Covid tourism during the first half of 2022

Published on August 03, 2022

“The Canary Islands showed in June the dynamism that is specific to the tourism sector, which allows us to confirm a recovery in activity for the first half of the year, already close to 90% of that registered in the pre-Covid period.”

Calima and new heatwave in the Canary Islands, with temperatures up to 37ºC
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Calima and new heatwave in the Canary Islands, with temperatures up to 37ºC

Published on July 31, 2022

A new heatwave affecting the Canary Islands is starting this Sunday, so Aemet has issued several warnings in regards to high temperatures which will be recorded over the next several days.

The fire in the North of Tenerife is now under control
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The fire in the North of Tenerife is now under control

Published on July 29, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, just announced today that the forest fire is now considered under control. The roads and access to the forest areas of the island have been reopened since yesterday, with the exception of the areas close to the fire.

Tenerife fire is stabilized but active, with firefighters trying to control it
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Tenerife fire is stabilized but active, with firefighters trying to control it

Published on July 25, 2022

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, pointed out that the fire has not grown during the night of Sunday and Monday morning and that, although it is still active and has not been controlled, the fire is now stabilized in various zones.

Tenerife fire keeps growing, reaching Icod de Los Vinos municipality
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Tenerife fire keeps growing, reaching Icod de Los Vinos municipality

Published on July 23, 2022

The fire in Tenerife has currently affected around 800 hectares of forest, although throughout the night more than 150 extinction personnel have worked and in the morning also the aerial operations have resumed.

High temperatures and intense calima this weekend in the Canary Islands
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High temperatures and intense calima this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on July 23, 2022

An episode of intense calima will affect the Canary Islands this weekend, combined with high temperatures ranging from 34 to 38 ºC, mainly affecting inland areas of the islands.

New fire outbreak in Tenerife in San José de los Llanos
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New fire outbreak in Tenerife in San José de los Llanos

Published on July 22, 2022

Cabildo de Tenerife has announced that a new fire broke out in the municipality of El Tanque in the area of San José de los Llanos.

Fire in Tenerife continues, affecting around 200 hectares of forest
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Fire in Tenerife continues, affecting around 200 hectares of forest

Published on July 22, 2022

The fire that started yesterday morning in Tenerife continues today and for the moment about 200 hectares of public forest have been affected.

Level 2 forest fire in Tenerife in the area of Los Realejos and San Juan de La Rambla
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Level 2 forest fire in Tenerife in the area of Los Realejos and San Juan de La Rambla

Published on July 21, 2022

The forest fire that started today at 10:19 a.m. in the Los Campeches area, in the municipality of Los Realejos, in Tenerife, has moved to Level 2 at 2:00 p.m. at the request of the Cabildo de Tenerife, so the Government of the Canary Islands has assumed the management of the situation.

Canary Islands under red and orange warnings due to high temperatures
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Canary Islands under red and orange warnings due to high temperatures

Published on July 19, 2022

Aemet has activated the health warnings between July 19 and 23 in different municipalities on the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma and Fuerteventura, due to high temperatures.

Gran Canaria moves to Alert Level 3, due to an increase in hospital bed occupancy
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Gran Canaria moves to Alert Level 3, due to an increase in hospital bed occupancy

Published on July 14, 2022

We've not published an alert level update for a while, since there haven't been any notable changes up until now when it has been announced that Gran Canaria will move to Alert level 3 and La Palma will move to Alert level 2, due to an increase in hospital beds occupancy.

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival: 29 - 31 July 2022
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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival: 29 - 31 July 2022

Published on July 13, 2022

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.

Canary Islands prepare for a hot weekend with orange alert and temps of up to 40ºC
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Canary Islands prepare for a hot weekend with orange alert and temps of up to 40ºC

Published on July 07, 2022

Aemet has elevated the warning level to orange alert due to extremely high temperatures in the Canary Islands over the weekend.

Yellow alert activated in the Canary Islands due to high temperatures
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Yellow alert activated in the Canary Islands due to high temperatures

Published on July 06, 2022

Aemet has activated the yellow alert due to high temperatures, marking the start of several days of intense heat in the Canary Islands.

Los Indianos carnival in La Palma, voted as second best party in Spain
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Los Indianos carnival in La Palma, voted as second best party in Spain

Published on July 06, 2022

Clubrural celebrated this year the 3rd edition of the Mi Fiesta es la Mejor (My party is the best) after a two-year break due to the pandemic.

First heatwave in the Canary Islands this summer
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First heatwave in the Canary Islands this summer

Published on July 05, 2022

Aemet has announced that over the next few days there will be a significant rise in temperature in the Canary Islands, marking the first proper heatwave this summer.

UK holidaymakers can now use Schengen e-Gates at Spain's busiest tourist airports
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UK holidaymakers can now use Schengen e-Gates at Spain's busiest tourist airports

Published on July 04, 2022

Spain's Ministry of Interior has announced that due to the high number of British tourists visiting the country this summer, at the busiest airports holidaymakers will be allowed to use Schengen e-Gates, which should cut short the time spent at the airport after landing.

Rising temperatures and light calima in the Canary Islands this week
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Rising temperatures and light calima in the Canary Islands this week

Published on July 04, 2022

Aemet has announced that temperatures will rise this week and from Tuesday there's a probability of calima, especially in the eastern islands.

Good news for Tenerife visitors this summer: Siam Nights return from July 1st
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Good news for Tenerife visitors this summer: Siam Nights return from July 1st

Published on June 30, 2022

Siam Park in Tenerife has announced that from July 1st, 2022, they will bring back their usual summer events organized under the name of Siam Nights.

Fred Olsen adds new 'Buganvilla Express' cataraman to Fuerteventura - Lanzarote route
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Fred Olsen adds new 'Buganvilla Express' cataraman to Fuerteventura - Lanzarote route

Published on June 27, 2022

Fred Olsen has announced that they will add the 'Buganvilla Express' catamaran to their fleet, with a capacity of 250 passengers, in order to respond to the growing demand in travel between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

The largest shopping center in Fuerteventura will be built in Corralejo
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The largest shopping center in Fuerteventura will be built in Corralejo

Published on June 27, 2022

Seniorbel, the Belgian developer Seniorbel based in Tenerife for over a decade, will allocate 20 million for the development of a macro commercial complex, which will be one of the largest and most luxurious in Fuerteventura, according to an announcement published today in the Spanish newspaper La Provincia.

Las Agujas complex in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will be demolished
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Las Agujas complex in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will be demolished

Published on June 23, 2022

After years of waiting, the demolition of Las Agujas complex, located at the entrance to Corralejo, will now be a reality.

Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 are about to start. Here's the schedule and what you need to know
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Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 are about to start. Here's the schedule and what you need to know

Published on June 21, 2022

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has presented this Tuesday the program of activities for the Street Carnival 2022 in the capital of Tenerife, which will begin on June 23rd.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate St. John's Eve with concerts and a fireworks show
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate St. John's Eve with concerts and a fireworks show

Published on June 21, 2022

The city of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is preparing a big celebration of the Bonfires of Saint John (Noche de San Juan) in the area of Las Canteras beach, with concerts and fireworks.

Lanzarote: Extended services for Papagayo Camping Area this summer
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Lanzarote: Extended services for Papagayo Camping Area this summer

Published on June 16, 2022

As of June 20, customers who stay at the Papagayo Camping in Lanzarote will be able to use the bathrooms and will have access to electricity in their spaces.

Strong waves alert activated for Friday in the Canary Islands
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Strong waves alert activated for Friday in the Canary Islands

Published on June 15, 2022

Aemet has just activated an alert for coastal phenomena in the Canary Islands, which will be in place from 15:00 h on Friday, June 17, until the end of the day at midnight.

First Aldi stores in the Canary Islands will open in July
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First Aldi stores in the Canary Islands will open in July

Published on June 15, 2022

ALDI has just announced that its logistical platform in the Canary Islands is now finished and has started functioning, so the first ALDI stores in the archipelago will open next month.

Ruth González Martín is the Queen of Tenerife Carnival 2022
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Ruth González Martín is the Queen of Tenerife Carnival 2022

Published on June 11, 2022

Santa Cruz de Tenerife already has a new Carnival Queen: Ruth González Martín has won the title of Carnival Queen 2022 with a design by Santi Castro entitled ¡¡Mírame!!, representing the Añaza Carrefour Shopping Center.

3 villages in the Canary Islands among the "Most Beautiful Villages in Spain 2022"
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3 villages in the Canary Islands among the "Most Beautiful Villages in Spain 2022"

Published on June 09, 2022

Each year, Spain chooses its most beautiful villages and small towns, in a local contest known as "Los Pueblos Más Bonitos de España".

Calima and a rise in temperatures until Thursday in the Canary Islands
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Calima and a rise in temperatures until Thursday in the Canary Islands

Published on June 07, 2022

The calima is returning to the Canary Islands from Tuesday ans is expected to affect the archipelago at least until Thursday, with a rise in temperatures also expected.

First Daytime Carnival to be celebrated in Caleta de Fuste and Antigua, Fuerteventura
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First Daytime Carnival to be celebrated in Caleta de Fuste and Antigua, Fuerteventura

Published on June 03, 2022

Good news for holidaymakers going to Fuerteventura: Antigua and Caleta de Fuste will celebrate for the first time a Daytime Carnival with parades, performances and music groups.

Bellissima - weekend event with Italian flavours in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Bellissima - weekend event with Italian flavours in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on June 02, 2022

Patricio Calero Square in Corralejo will host "Bellissima", an event where visitors will be able to celebrate Italian music, culture and gastronomy with performances by Andrea Agresti and his band 4Ever Band, Nunzia Giannotta and DJ Miguel Dejota.

Spain drops all Covid entry requirements for EU and Schengen travellers
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Spain drops all Covid entry requirements for EU and Schengen travellers

Published on June 02, 2022

Spain's Ministry of Health has just announced that the country is dropping all Covid related entry requirements for visitors coming from EU and Schengen countries.

Coastal promenade in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will get a makeover soon
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Coastal promenade in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, will get a makeover soon

Published on June 02, 2022

The Corralejo Seafront Rehabilitation Project will see the light of day in the coming months after being included in the Strategic Plan for Tourism Infrastructure and Comprehensive Management of Tourism Centers subsidies.

Party all night & day long at Tenerife Carnival 2022: the afterhours clubs can stay open until 1 p.m.
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Party all night & day long at Tenerife Carnival 2022: the afterhours clubs can stay open until 1 p.m.

Published on June 01, 2022

With only a few days to go until the beginning of the Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, everyone is looking forward to the street parties and celebrations that make up the life of this huge event in the Canary Islands.

73 weekly flights between the Canary Islands and Italy this summer
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73 weekly flights between the Canary Islands and Italy this summer

Published on May 26, 2022

Turismo de Canarias participates these days in the Roadshow Destinazione Spagna, a tour of different Italian cities where they will present what the archipelago has to offer to 200 professionals from the tourism sector.

Tenerife wants to attract Canadian remote workers and digital nomads
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Tenerife wants to attract Canadian remote workers and digital nomads

Published on May 25, 2022

Turismo de Tenerife has participated in the Running Remote 2022 event with the purpose of promoting the island as a destination for teleworking and publicizing the actions that are being implemented to develop the digital ecosystem. Around a thousand people participated in these sessions, which were held on May 17 and 18 in Montreal, Canada.

First case of monkeypox in the Canary Islands confirmed in Gran Canaria
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First case of monkeypox in the Canary Islands confirmed in Gran Canaria

Published on May 23, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has just confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the Canary Islands, on the island of Gran Canaria, after receiving the result of the test carried out a few days ago. The second case reported last Friday is still waiting for the result of the test which is being analyzed in coordination with the National Center for Microbiology.

Spain eases entry rules for unvaccinated British visitors
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Spain eases entry rules for unvaccinated British visitors

Published on May 21, 2022

Spain has just announced today that it's easing the entry rules for unvaccinated visitors from third countries (meaning also the UK), so unvaccinated travellers from these countries will be able to visit Spain again.

Weather forecast: Wind gusts of over 100 km/h in Tenerife this weekend
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Weather forecast: Wind gusts of over 100 km/h in Tenerife this weekend

Published on May 13, 2022

During the weekend, Tenerife will experience strong wind gusts in the central peaks of the island, with gusts that will locally exceed 100 km/h.

Temperature reached 35.7ºC in Fuerteventura today, due to a heat burst, a rare meteorological phenomenon
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Temperature reached 35.7ºC in Fuerteventura today, due to a heat burst, a rare meteorological phenomenon

Published on May 10, 2022

Temperatures have reached 35.7ºC today in Pajara, Fuerteventura, in what is known as a heat burst, a rare meteorological phenomenon.

Over 1 million international tourists visited the Canary Islands in March
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Over 1 million international tourists visited the Canary Islands in March

Published on May 06, 2022

The Canary Islands received 1.1 million international tourists in March 2022, being the first time when the archipelago exceeded the one million tourists barrier since the pandemic started.

Calima and high temperatures up to 34ºC in the Canary Islands over the weekend
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Calima and high temperatures up to 34ºC in the Canary Islands over the weekend

Published on May 05, 2022

A new calima episode is expected in the Canary Islands over the next few days, with temperatures set to rise reaching up to 34°C in some areas of the archipelago.

Do you need a minimum of 100 Euros per day to travel to Spain? What is the legal requirement?
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Do you need a minimum of 100 Euros per day to travel to Spain? What is the legal requirement?

Published on May 04, 2022

We got a lot of comments and questions recently regarding the requirement to prove you have a minimum of 100 Euros per day in order to be allowed into Spain, a fact that has stirred up a lot of confusion and debate, so we'll try to explain the context, as this is not something new.

Cloudy skies, light rain and strong wind expected in some parts of the Canaries
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Cloudy skies, light rain and strong wind expected in some parts of the Canaries

Published on May 03, 2022

Starting from Tuesday, May 3rd, temperatures are expected to drop in the Canary Islands, with weak rain expected in some parts of the archipelago, accompanied by cloudy skies and in some areas by strong gusts of wind.

Does the six drinks rule apply to Tenerife or the Canary Islands in general?
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Does the six drinks rule apply to Tenerife or the Canary Islands in general?

Published on May 02, 2022

There have been a lot of reports lately regarding the six drinks rule for all-inclusive hotels in Spain, so obviously many visitors have been asking if this six drinks rule also applies to Tenerife, Gran Canaria and the Canaries in general.

1,040 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands in the last 4 days
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1,040 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands in the last 4 days

Published on April 27, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Friday, April 22, there have been 1,040 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Cloudy weekend with weak rains in the Canary Islands
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Cloudy weekend with weak rains in the Canary Islands

Published on April 22, 2022

After the last weekend in the Canaries was marked by high temperatures and calima, this weekend it seems that the islands will get some light rain, but without any significant meteorological events.

All Canary Islands will continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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All Canary Islands will continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 21, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health, with data as of April 20.

1,682 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands over the last week
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1,682 new Covid cases in the Canary Islands over the last week

Published on April 20, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Tuesday, April 12, there have been 1,682 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Spain eliminates mandatory use of masks (with a few exceptions)
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Spain eliminates mandatory use of masks (with a few exceptions)

Published on April 19, 2022

As it was previously announced, today, April 19, is the reunion where it will officially be established that masks will stop being mandatory in indoor spaces in Spain.

Activated the yellow alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands
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Activated the yellow alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands

Published on April 19, 2022

Aemet has activated the yellow alert for strong wind in the Canary Islands, which will be in place on Tuesday and Wednesday as well.

All-time record for the Canary Islands, with 155 productions filmed here in 2021
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All-time record for the Canary Islands, with 155 productions filmed here in 2021

Published on April 18, 2022

The Canary Islands have closed 2021 with a record in terms of audiovisual filming. 155 productions have been filmed in the Canaries in 2021, including films, series, documentaries, shorts and animation, which left an investment of 98 million euros in the archipelago.

Calima returns to the Canary Islands with high winds and temperatures
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Calima returns to the Canary Islands with high winds and temperatures

Published on April 17, 2022

The calima has returned to the Canary Islands this Easter Sunday and in some places, the visibility was drastically reduced, but fortunately, this has not caused problems for air traffic, although it was a very busy day for Canarian airports.

Spain issues new 2 Euro coins showcasing Garajonay National Park in La Gomera
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Spain issues new 2 Euro coins showcasing Garajonay National Park in La Gomera

Published on April 16, 2022

The National Currency and Stamp Factory (FNMT) in Spain has issued a number of one million 2 Euro coins which are classed as a collector's items, depicting an image of Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, Canary Islands.

Hot beach weather in the Canary Islands on Easter Sunday
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Hot beach weather in the Canary Islands on Easter Sunday

Published on April 15, 2022

The Canary Islands expect to see a rise in temperatures ahead of Easter in 2022, as a mass of warm dry air from the African continent is starting to make its presence felt, although its effect will be more visible starting from Saturday.

Canary Islands remain at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands remain at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 14, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health.

Card payments for tickets extended to all bus lines in Tenerife
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Card payments for tickets extended to all bus lines in Tenerife

Published on April 13, 2022

The Minister of Mobility and president of Titsa, Enrique Arriaga announced that the company is the first intercity transport company in Spain to implement the card payment system in the entire fleet of its vehicles.

Beach in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, among 20 most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic
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Beach in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, among 20 most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic

Published on April 13, 2022

National Geographic has published a list of the "40 Most beautiful beaches in the world" and a beach in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, is among the top 20 beaches in this top.

773 new Covid cases reported on April 12 in the Canary Islands
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773 new Covid cases reported on April 12 in the Canary Islands

Published on April 13, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Friday there have been 773 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Temperatures set to rise in the Canary Islands ahead of Easter
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Temperatures set to rise in the Canary Islands ahead of Easter

Published on April 11, 2022

Aemet has published the weather forecast for Holy Week in the Canary Islands and it seems that the weather will be stable, with cloudy skies at the beginning of the week and temperatures on the rise towards Easter weekend.

Yellow alert: 4 meters waves expected in Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro
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Yellow alert: 4 meters waves expected in Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro

Published on April 10, 2022

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has activated the yellow alert for some of the Canary Islands starting from Monday evening, April 11th, warning about high waves in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The alert is valid from Monday at 6:00 pm and it covers the islands of Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro, where strong waves up to 4 meters high are expected.

869 new Covid cases reported on April 8th in the Canary Islands
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869 new Covid cases reported on April 8th in the Canary Islands

Published on April 08, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Tuesday there have been 869 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 07, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health. The island of La Palma drops to alert level 1, after the favorable evolution of data indicators.

Photo of the volcanic eruption on La Palma wins NASA's Tournament Earth contest
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Photo of the volcanic eruption on La Palma wins NASA's Tournament Earth contest

Published on April 06, 2022

For the third time in a decade, the winner of NASA's contest Tournament Earth, is an image from the Canary Islands, this time showing the volcanic eruption on La Palma.

Masks will no longer be mandatory indoors in Spain from April 20
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Masks will no longer be mandatory indoors in Spain from April 20

Published on April 06, 2022

The requirement to wear masks indoors in Spain will be eliminated just after Easter, it was just been announced today. This change will also apply in the Canary Islands, as the mask rules are currently the same throughout Spain.

Spanish health form scrapped for people who have EU or EU equivalent certificates
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Spanish health form scrapped for people who have EU or EU equivalent certificates

Published on April 06, 2022

Visitors no longer need to complete the health form when going to Spain if they have an EU certificate, or an EU equivalent certificate, from one of the countries that issue them (see the full list below).

871 new Covid cases reported on April 5th in the Canary Islands
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871 new Covid cases reported on April 5th in the Canary Islands

Published on April 05, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update last Friday there have been 871 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Canary Islands bookings see a rise ahead of Easter holidays
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Canary Islands bookings see a rise ahead of Easter holidays

Published on April 04, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, highlights "the intense work that has been carried out in the last two years to increase air connectivity so he trusts that Tenerife will lead the archipelago's data "if the world situation stabilizes".

New alert for accumulated precipitation in Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma
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New alert for accumulated precipitation in Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma

Published on April 02, 2022

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has issued, this Saturday, a new warning for accumulated precipitation on the islands of La Palma, Tenerife (during tomorrow, Sunday, April 3) and Lanzarote (where it will be in force from Sunday at 9:00 p.m. until Monday at 4:00 a.m.).

Canary Islands Covid report - 1 April 2022: 954 new cases in people over 60
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Canary Islands Covid report - 1 April 2022: 954 new cases in people over 60

Published on April 02, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, following the new indicators included in the Coronavirus Surveillance and Control Strategy agreed by the Ministry of Health with the Autonomous Communities, reports that since the last update on Tuesday, 954 new cases of Covid-19 have been registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the target population group monitored now that the acute phase of the pandemic has passed.

Wind alert on Sunday in the Canary Islands - Check this weekend's forecast
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Wind alert on Sunday in the Canary Islands - Check this weekend's forecast

Published on April 01, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies, declares a Wind Alert situation in Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Gran Canaria from 06:00 on Sunday, 3 April.

Caleta de Fuste Market (Fuerteventura) is reopening after being suspended for two years
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Caleta de Fuste Market (Fuerteventura) is reopening after being suspended for two years

Published on April 01, 2022

The City Council of Antigua has announced on Thursday, March 31 that it has voted to resume the market in Caleta de Fuste, which has been suspended for approximately two years as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.

Canary Islands continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands continue at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on March 31, 2022

The change in the COVID-19 Surveillance and Control Strategy launched this week by the Ministry and the Autonomous Communities, establishes five risk levels (from 0 to 4) that range between controlled circulation, low, medium, high level and very high depending on the care pressure registered in each island.

Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 begin on June 23
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Street parties at Tenerife Carnival 2022 begin on June 23

Published on March 31, 2022

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has finally announced the full schedule for Tenerife Carnival 2022 and this year the street parties will be celebrated once again!

Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - 29 March 2022 (Biweekly reports)
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Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - 29 March 2022 (Biweekly reports)

Published on March 29, 2022

Wondering what is the situation in the Canary Island in regards to the Coronavirus pandemic? Did you have a holiday planned in the Canary Islands which is now affected by the current situation with the Coronavirus spread?

Intense weather on La Palma: hailstorm, heavy rain and wind lead to cancelled flights
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Intense weather on La Palma: hailstorm, heavy rain and wind lead to cancelled flights

Published on March 28, 2022

Intense rain has affected the island of La Palma this Monday morning, which has led to two flights being cancelled, one of them headed from La Palma to Tenerife and the other to Gran Canaria, plus other diverted flights and delays.

Yellow alert for wind and rain continues on Monday on some Canary Islands
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Yellow alert for wind and rain continues on Monday on some Canary Islands

Published on March 28, 2022

The yellow alert for wind, coastal phenomena and rain will continue on Monday throughout the islands in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, meaning Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro but also on the island of Gran Canaria (except for coastal phenomena).

Two beaches in the Canary Islands among the Best Beaches in Europe in 2022
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Two beaches in the Canary Islands among the Best Beaches in Europe in 2022

Published on March 26, 2022

A beach in Fuerteventura and one in Gran Canaria have been voted by Tripadvisor users and are now considered to be among the 25 Best Beaches in Europe in 2022.

Alert for rain and wind this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Alert for rain and wind this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on March 25, 2022

Aemet, the State Meteorological Agency, has activated the yellow alert in the Canary Islands for rain and wind starting from noon on Saturday, March 26.

Chance of rain this weekend in the Canary Islands, especially on Sunday
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Chance of rain this weekend in the Canary Islands, especially on Sunday

Published on March 25, 2022

According to Aemet, this weekend the Canary Islands will be marked by meteorological instability, with rainfall and wind expected across the archipelago.

The end of local restrictions in the Canary Islands - what does this mean exactly?
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The end of local restrictions in the Canary Islands - what does this mean exactly?

Published on March 24, 2022

Since the announcement regarding the fact that local restrictions will be scrapped in the Canary Islands, there has been a lot of confusion in regards to which measures are to be scrapped and which measures will stay in place.

TUI expects to bring 1.3 million tourists to the Canary Islands this summer
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TUI expects to bring 1.3 million tourists to the Canary Islands this summer

Published on March 24, 2022

TUI Group held a meeting with the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands to talk about the expectations regarding the summer season in the archipelago.

New walking trail in Gran Canaria, through the unique red eucalyptus trees of Valsequillo
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New walking trail in Gran Canaria, through the unique red eucalyptus trees of Valsequillo

Published on March 23, 2022

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria, through its Ministry of the Environment, has created a new path that runs through the unique forest of red eucalyptus trees found at the bottom of the Barranco de San Miguel, in Valsequillo.

Possible light rain and strong wind gusts on summits
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Possible light rain and strong wind gusts on summits

Published on March 23, 2022

According to Aemet's forecast, this Wednesday cloudy skies will be predominant in the afternoon on the northern slopes in the archipelago.

Canary Islands to lift all local Covid restrictions this Thursday
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Canary Islands to lift all local Covid restrictions this Thursday

Published on March 22, 2022

The President of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has announced today that the Canary Islands will eliminate all restrictions this Thursday during the Governing Council reunion.

The calima will start to clear from Saturday in the Canary Islands
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The calima will start to clear from Saturday in the Canary Islands

Published on March 18, 2022

The Saharan dust continues to be present this Friday in the Canary Islands, being more intense in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura and somewhat less notable in Gran Canaria and Tenerife.

All the Canary Islands maintain the same alert levels this week
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All the Canary Islands maintain the same alert levels this week

Published on March 17, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 17, and all the islands will maintain their current alert levels this week.

Saharan sand dust moves from the Peninsula to the Canary Islands
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Saharan sand dust moves from the Peninsula to the Canary Islands

Published on March 17, 2022

After a few stormy days, Aemet has announced that from today, March 17, the Saharan dust will enter the Canary Islands archipelago, especially the oriental islands, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria but also Tenerife.

Canary Islands will report Covid cases only twice a week
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Canary Islands will report Covid cases only twice a week

Published on March 16, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that the Covid reports regarding new infections will only be published twice a week, starting from yesterday, March 15th.

Incredible images of icy roads and frozen cars in Tenerife and La Palma
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Incredible images of icy roads and frozen cars in Tenerife and La Palma

Published on March 15, 2022

Storm Celia has brought two days of adverse weather in the Canary Islands, with rain, strong wind gusts over 150 km/h and a constant wind speed of 120 km/h in Izaña in Tenerife and also snow and ice on the summits of Tenerife, La Palma and Gran Canaria.

Weather alerts for wind and waves in the Canary Islands extended for Tuesday
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Weather alerts for wind and waves in the Canary Islands extended for Tuesday

Published on March 14, 2022

Aemet has extended the orange warning (significant risk) for strong winds and high waves in the Canary Islands, as a consequence of storm Celia, which has already caused some damage in parts of the archipelago.

Storm Celia will affect the Canary Islands on Monday
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Storm Celia will affect the Canary Islands on Monday

Published on March 13, 2022

According to Aemet, storm Celia will affect almost the entire peninsula and the Canary and Balearic archipelagos as well, with abundant rainfall and sometimes mud, strong winds and rough seas.

Alert for strong wind and high waves on Monday in the Canary Islands
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Alert for strong wind and high waves on Monday in the Canary Islands

Published on March 12, 2022

The effects of a DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels) will be felt starting from Monday in the Canaries, with a drop in temperatures and rain, especially in the north of the mountainous islands.

Alert for coastal phenomena this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Alert for coastal phenomena this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on March 11, 2022

The yellow alert for coastal phenomena has been activated in the Canary Islands for this Saturday, March 12, based on Aemet's forecast and it specifically affects the islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and El Hierro, as well as the east and west of La Palma, north of Gran Canaria and north and the metropolitan area of ​​Tenerife.

Spain's Health System will only monitor serious Covid cases from now on
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Spain's Health System will only monitor serious Covid cases from now on

Published on March 10, 2022

The Ministry of Health in Spain has reached an agreement with the autonomous communities in regards to a transitory monitoring system against COVID-19 that will continue to work on the detection of serious cases, possible increases in incidence and discovering new variants.

Fuerteventura moves to Level 2, the rest of the Canaries stay at the same levels
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Fuerteventura moves to Level 2, the rest of the Canaries stay at the same levels

Published on March 10, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 10, and it was announced that Fuerteventura will drop to Level 2, while the rest of the islands will maintain their current alert levels.

Lanzarote accelerates the island's promotion for the summer season
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Lanzarote accelerates the island's promotion for the summer season

Published on March 10, 2022

The Cabildo de Lanzarote, through the Society for Foreign Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL), has announced that they will intensify the promotional activity for the island for the upcoming summer season with actions that will be carried out over the coming weeks.

Rain could return to the Canary Islands next week
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Rain could return to the Canary Islands next week

Published on March 09, 2022

Aemet (The State Meteorological Agency) has announced that starting next Monday, March 14, the chances of rain in the Canary Islands will increase due to a low-pressure system located to the west and southwest of the Peninsula.

Los Pozos beach in Fuerteventura's capital will have a sunbed service and a beach bar
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Los Pozos beach in Fuerteventura's capital will have a sunbed service and a beach bar

Published on March 08, 2022

The City Council of Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura's capital, has announced that Los Pozos beach will have a new service for sunbeds and umbrellas in a few weeks, once it has been authorized by the Port Authority.

Study finds 18,000 butterflies of 25 species in Tenerife, many of them endemic
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Study finds 18,000 butterflies of 25 species in Tenerife, many of them endemic

Published on March 08, 2022

The Cabildo de Tenerife, through the Natural Environment and Safety Management Area and the Environmental Volunteering Office, has supported a monitoring campaign of daytime butterflies in Tenerife between 2017 and 2021. This study has allowed them to obtain information on a total of 17,805 individuals of 25 different species. Out of the total of existing species on the island, specimens of at least 89% of them have been identified.

Calima might return to the Canary Islands this week
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Calima might return to the Canary Islands this week

Published on March 07, 2022

According to Aemet, the calima might return to the Canary Islands this week from Thursday, March 10, especially in the easternmost islands of the archipelago, which are closer to the African continent.

Canary Islands update restrictions for all islands on levels 1, 2 and 3
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Canary Islands update restrictions for all islands on levels 1, 2 and 3

Published on March 03, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 3, and it was announced that Gran Canaria will move to Alert Level 3, while the rest of the islands will remain at their current level.

Maximum alert for strong wind reactivated in the Canary Islands
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Maximum alert for strong wind reactivated in the Canary Islands

Published on March 03, 2022

Aemet has just reactivated the alert for strong wind gusts in the Canary Islands, which will go into effect from Friday, March 4th and will be in place at least until the late hours of Saturday.

Cloudy sky and some rain in the Canary Islands
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Cloudy sky and some rain in the Canary Islands

Published on March 03, 2022

According to Aemet (The State Meteorological Agency), the weather will be cloudy with occasional rains on Thursday and Friday in the Canary Islands archipelago.

The alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands continues on Monday
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The alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands continues on Monday

Published on February 28, 2022

Aemet has extended the alert for strong winds in the Canary Islands archipelago with gusts of up to 90 km/h announced on the summits of the mountainous islands.

Aemet issued a wind alert for all the Canary Islands this Sunday
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Aemet issued a wind alert for all the Canary Islands this Sunday

Published on February 25, 2022

Aemet (The Meteorological State Agency) has issued an alert due to strong winds in El Hierro, La Gomera and the summits of La Palma, Tenerife and Gran Canaria from 00:00 on Sunday, February 27th.

Mix of rain, wind and low chances of snow this weekend in the Canary Islands
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Mix of rain, wind and low chances of snow this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on February 25, 2022

According to Aemet's forecast, the weather this weekend is likely to be characterized by rains, strong wind and even snow on the peaks of Tenerife and La Palma.

Tenerife drops to Level 3, Gran Canaria stays at Level 4
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Tenerife drops to Level 3, Gran Canaria stays at Level 4

Published on February 24, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, February 24th, and it was announced that Tenerife will drop to Level 3, while Gran Canaria remains the only island still at Level 4.

Canary Islands expect to receive close to 15 million tourists in 2022
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Canary Islands expect to receive close to 15 million tourists in 2022

Published on February 23, 2022

The Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands, Yaiza Castilla, announced today in Parliament that the air capacity in 2022 already exceeds the pre-Covid numbers, with the estimate that by the end of the year the archipelago will welcome close to 15 million tourists.

Showers and possible calima today in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Showers and possible calima today in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on February 23, 2022

Aemet announced that the presence of subtropical clouds could lead to storms in the vicinity of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, where there's a high probability of showers today, as well as of calima.

Canary Islands Tourism launches an Instagram campaign targeting UK teenagers
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Canary Islands Tourism launches an Instagram campaign targeting UK teenagers

Published on February 23, 2022

The Tourism Board for the Canary Islands will launch a campaign for two weeks on Instagram aimed at young people from the UK between 13 and 17 years of age who were only recently allowed back into Spain, since the requirement to be fully vaccinated was lifted for their age group.

Mt. Teide in Tenerife looks impressive under its white mantle this morning
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Mt. Teide in Tenerife looks impressive under its white mantle this morning

Published on February 21, 2022

This is one of the magical attractions of Tenerife during the winter months: you can enjoy the sunny weather in the South, while admiring the impressive silhouette of snow-covered Mt. Teide in the distance.

Arucas postpones the 2022 carnival until the month of May
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Arucas postpones the 2022 carnival until the month of May

Published on February 21, 2022

Due to the fact that Gran Canaria is still at level 4 and also based on the health recommendations of the Government of the Canary Islands, the decision has been made to postpone the carnival in Arucas this year.

Snowfall in La Palma and Tenerife today, with two of the access roads to Teide closed
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Snowfall in La Palma and Tenerife today, with two of the access roads to Teide closed

Published on February 20, 2022

This morning, both Tenerife and La Palma were affected by light snowfall as was predicted by Aemet, leading to the closure of two access roads towards Mt. Teide.

Strong wind alert continues in the Canary Islands this Sunday
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Strong wind alert continues in the Canary Islands this Sunday

Published on February 19, 2022

The alert for strong winds and strong waves has been extended by Aemet for all day Saturday and most of Sunday as well, covering the whole province of Tenerife, as well as Gran Canaria.

Lanzarote drops to Level 2, Gran Canaria and Tenerife stay at Level 4, but with eased restrictions
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Lanzarote drops to Level 2, Gran Canaria and Tenerife stay at Level 4, but with eased restrictions

Published on February 17, 2022

Weekly update in Alert Levels in the Canary Islands today, February 17th: Lanzarote drops to Level 2, the only island to change its alert level, while the rest of the Canaries stay at their current alert levels, but with eased restrictions.

Rainy weekend expected in the Canary Islands and yellow warning for wind activated
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Rainy weekend expected in the Canary Islands and yellow warning for wind activated

Published on February 17, 2022

Aemet (The State Meteorological Agency), announced today that there are increased chances of rain in the Canary Islands archipelago this weekend, due to an Atlantic front and the rise of a DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels), a meteorological phenomenon that is specific to the Iberic Peninsula and the Mediterranean.

Cloudy skies and strong wind gusts of up to 70 km/h in the Canary Islands
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Cloudy skies and strong wind gusts of up to 70 km/h in the Canary Islands

Published on February 14, 2022

Strong wind gusts that may exceed speeds of 60 - 70 km/h are expected in the Canary Islands on Tuesday, February 15th, especially during the second half of the day.

The first container homes will arrive in La Palma from Galicia for the families affected by the eruption
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The first container homes will arrive in La Palma from Galicia for the families affected by the eruption

Published on February 13, 2022

The Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Housing informed that the first container-type modular houses are being shipped from Galicia and will arrive in La Palma in the coming days in order to be allocated to the people who were affected by the volcanic eruption on La Palma.

January 2022 was a warmer month than usual for the Canary Islands archipelago
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January 2022 was a warmer month than usual for the Canary Islands archipelago

Published on February 13, 2022

AEMET has just published the monthly climatic report for the month of January, and according to the data, January 2022 was the 10th warmest in the last 100 years for all of Spain and the one with the highest daytime temperatures since 1961.

New measures for alert levels in the Canary Islands - updated closing times, capacity, groups
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New measures for alert levels in the Canary Islands - updated closing times, capacity, groups

Published on February 11, 2022

Although there has been no change in alert levels this week and all Canary Islands stay at their current level for one more week, the Government has decided to relax the rules and restrictions for each level, despite the fact that the hospital pressure continues to be high.

Big annoucement: Spain will allow unvaccinated kids from the UK into the country
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Big annoucement: Spain will allow unvaccinated kids from the UK into the country

Published on February 10, 2022

According to El Confidencial (online Spanish newspaper), the central Government in Madrid is finalizing details for a new order that will allow unvaccinated British kids over the age of 12 to enter the country without the Covid-19 vaccine.

All Canary Islands stay at the same alert levels for one more week
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All Canary Islands stay at the same alert levels for one more week

Published on February 10, 2022

Although it was hinted earlier this week that some of the Canary Islands might drop to a lower alert level today due to improved data, it was just officially announced that all the islands will maintain their current alert levels unchanged for another week.

Hot weather with temperatures above normal in the Canary Islands for February
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Hot weather with temperatures above normal in the Canary Islands for February

Published on February 09, 2022

The forecasted temperatures for this Thursday in the Canary Islands are above normal for this time of the year, with a maximum of 27°C in both Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the two largest cities in the archipelago.

Some Canary Islands likely to move to lower alert levels on Thursday due to improved data
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Some Canary Islands likely to move to lower alert levels on Thursday due to improved data

Published on February 08, 2022

In a statement today, Ángel Víctor Torres, the President of the Canary Islands, has announced that it is probable that some of the islands will be moved to a lower alert level this week.

Record for Tenerife: 58.3 million euros in 2021 generated by movie productions
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Record for Tenerife: 58.3 million euros in 2021 generated by movie productions

Published on February 08, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, highlights that "the island is consolidated as a top destination for international audiovisual filming after the situation caused by the pandemic in 2020".

Yellow warning for strong wind gusts of over 70 km/h in the Canary Islands
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Yellow warning for strong wind gusts of over 70 km/h in the Canary Islands

Published on February 07, 2022

Aemet has issued a yellow level warning due to probable strong wind gusts from the southeast on the western slopes of the easternmost islands, and on the summits and western and northern slopes of Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Gomera.

Spain, one step closer towards ending the mandatory masks outdoors rule
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Spain, one step closer towards ending the mandatory masks outdoors rule

Published on February 07, 2022

After it was announced on Friday by the Minister of Health, Carlina Darias, that the end of mandatory masks outdoors is near, today the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (CISNS) has approved the removal of this rule.

Portuguese man o' war spotted in Fuerteventura at Corralejo Grandes Playas
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Portuguese man o' war spotted in Fuerteventura at Corralejo Grandes Playas

Published on February 06, 2022

The City Council of La Oliva has announced that the Portuguese man o' war, a dangerous type of siphonophores (not really a jellyfish), has been encountered at Corralejo Grandes Playas in Fuerteventura.

Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain
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Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain

Published on February 04, 2022

The Government of Spain will sign next Tuesday a Decree that will end the mandatory use of the mask outdoors, after it was imposed again on December 24th, when the number of new infections began to rise again due to the new Omicron variant.

Covid certificate no longer mandatory in the Canary Islands at any level
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Covid certificate no longer mandatory in the Canary Islands at any level

Published on February 04, 2022

The Government Council of the Canary Islands, ratified the order of the Minister of Health, Blas Trujillo, by which, given the pronounced decrease in the Cumulative Incidence experienced in recent weeks, revokes the mandatory use of the COVID certificate on islands that are at alert levels 3 and 4. In this way, the use of this document would become voluntary at all alert levels.

La Palma goes down to Level 3, while the rest of the Canaries stay at their current level
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La Palma goes down to Level 3, while the rest of the Canaries stay at their current level

Published on February 03, 2022

It was just announced today, February 3, that La Palma will go down to Alert Level 3 (from Alert Level 4), while the rest of the Canary Islands will maintain their current alert level.

The calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands over the weekend
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The calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands over the weekend

Published on February 03, 2022

It seems that the calima will continue to affect the Canary Islands over the next few days, especially the eastern islands more, like Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and also Gran Canaria.

Sunbeds will be back to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles beaches in Gran Canaria
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Sunbeds will be back to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles beaches in Gran Canaria

Published on February 03, 2022

The City Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has requested on Monday that the service of sunbeds and umbrellas on Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas be resumed, after being suspended since March 14, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells confiscated at Fuerteventura Airport in just 4 months
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Over 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells confiscated at Fuerteventura Airport in just 4 months

Published on February 02, 2022

Cabildo de Fuertevenura announced that only in the last four months, more than 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells and rhodoliths have been confiscated at the airport.

Rainy weather in the Canary Islands, accompanied by storms in some areas
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Rainy weather in the Canary Islands, accompanied by storms in some areas

Published on February 01, 2022

According to Aemet, the rainfall will start in El Hierro on Tuesday night, moving then towards La Palma, La Gomera and Tenerife.

Calima continues, being more intense in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria
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Calima continues, being more intense in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria

Published on January 30, 2022

The yellow warning alert for calima continues to be active in the Canary Islands this Sunday, with the suspended dust being more intense in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria.

Heavy rain causes floods in south of Tenerife, while Tacoronte is hit by strong hail
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Heavy rain causes floods in south of Tenerife, while Tacoronte is hit by strong hail

Published on January 29, 2022

The weather has been really crazy today in the Canary Islands, with a mix of calima, hail, heavy rain and snow, happening in different areas of the archipelago at different moments of the day, showing once again how different the microclimates can be.

Calima returns to some of the Canary Islands today
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Calima returns to some of the Canary Islands today

Published on January 28, 2022

According to Aemet's predictions, the calima will return to some of the Canary Islands this afternoon, after only a few days of absence, which have also brought precipitations to various areas of the archipelago, either in the form of rain or snow.

The snow in Tenerife leaves us with fantastic images of a white Mt. Teide
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The snow in Tenerife leaves us with fantastic images of a white Mt. Teide

Published on January 27, 2022

During the last two days, some parts of the Canary Islands have experienced a lot of (much needed) rain, as well as snow on the summits of Tenerife and La Palma, the islands with the highest altitudes in the archipelago.

Canary Islands level update: La Gomera moves to Level 3
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Canary Islands level update: La Gomera moves to Level 3

Published on January 27, 2022

It was just announced today, January 27th, that La Gomera will move to Alert Level 3, while the other islands will remain at their current levels.

Snow in La Palma and Tenerife, with closed access roads to Teide National Park due to ice
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Snow in La Palma and Tenerife, with closed access roads to Teide National Park due to ice

Published on January 26, 2022

Just like Aemet predicted, the DANA (Isolated Depression at High Levels) has brought to the Canary Islands precipitation in the forms of rainfall in some areas like La Laguna, Santa Cruz in Tenerife, while at high altitudes in both La Palma and Tenerife the precipitation came in the form of snow.

Holiday rentals in the Canaries start the year 2022 with 80% occupation
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Holiday rentals in the Canaries start the year 2022 with 80% occupation

Published on January 25, 2022

The occupation figures for holiday rentals in the Canary Islands, Spain's popular destination for winter sun, are situated between 70 and 80% at the start of 2022, as announced by Javier Valentín, vice president of the Canarian Association of Holiday Homes (Asociación Canaria del Alquiler Vacacional).

Moderate rainfall in some areas of the Canary Islands this week and also chances of snow
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Moderate rainfall in some areas of the Canary Islands this week and also chances of snow

Published on January 24, 2022

According to Aemet, the Canary Islands will experience increased instability with possible moderate rainfall on the northern slopes of the mountainous islands.

Over 10 million airline seats to the Canary Islands planned for summer 2022
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Over 10 million airline seats to the Canary Islands planned for summer 2022

Published on January 23, 2022

The first indicators of connectivity for the summer reflect a clear recovery for the Canary Islands to exceed pre-Covid levels. At the moment, the supply of air seats for the summer season, which begins in April and lasts until October, is 3.7% higher than in the summer of 2019.

Canary Islands weekly update: El Hierro moves to Alert Level 3
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Canary Islands weekly update: El Hierro moves to Alert Level 3

Published on January 21, 2022

It was just announced today, January 20th, that El Hierro will move to Alert Level 3, while the other islands will remain at their current levels.

Calima continues to affect the Canaries on Thursday, as well as heavy rain in La Palma
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Calima continues to affect the Canaries on Thursday, as well as heavy rain in La Palma

Published on January 20, 2022

All the Canary Islands, except for El Hierro, are still on a yellow warning alert this Thursday due to either calima, heavy rain, or strong winds.

Canary Islands recover over 50% of tourist activity in 2021 and hope for 90% recovery in 2022
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Canary Islands recover over 50% of tourist activity in 2021 and hope for 90% recovery in 2022

Published on January 20, 2022

The Canary Islands inaugurated their pavilion at Fitur 2022 International Tourism Fair in Madrid, announcing the recovery of more than 50% of their tourist activity in 2021 and the forecast that in 2022 this will reach 90%.

Calima returns to the Canaries this Wednesday, with strong winds in Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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Calima returns to the Canaries this Wednesday, with strong winds in Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

Published on January 19, 2022

According to Aemet's forecast, on Wednesday, January 19, the calima will return to the Canary Islands after only a short break that followed the intense episode that happened during the weekend.

Gran Canaria and La Palma move to Alert Level 4
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Gran Canaria and La Palma move to Alert Level 4

Published on January 18, 2022

It was just announced today, January 18th, that the islands of Gran Canaria and La Palma will move to Alert Level 4 starting from Saturday, January 22.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife postpones its 2022 carnival until June
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife postpones its 2022 carnival until June

Published on January 17, 2022

The mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez, has announced that the authorities, together with the groups participating in the carnival, have decided to postpone the celebration of events until summe ...

Mix of wind and rain expected in the Canary Islands today, except in Fuerteventura and Lanzarote
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Mix of wind and rain expected in the Canary Islands today, except in Fuerteventura and Lanzarote

Published on January 17, 2022

After a few days of intense calima, the rain will pour over the Canary Islands to wash away the sand that loomed over the archipelago persistently in what was seen as an event of significant proportions.

Heavy rain and strong winds will follow the calima in the Canary Islands
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Heavy rain and strong winds will follow the calima in the Canary Islands

Published on January 15, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands has issued a Wind Alert for the islands of La Gomera, El Hierro and Tenerife starting from 0.00 am on January 16. The rest of the Archipelago remains in a pre-alert situation.

Intense calima of historic proportions affects the Canary Islands at the moment
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Intense calima of historic proportions affects the Canary Islands at the moment

Published on January 15, 2022

Just as it was announced by Aemet, the usually sunny blue sky of the Canary Islands has been covered by the Saharan dust this afternoon, January 14th, 2022.

Calima and strong winds alert in the Canary Islands this weekend
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Calima and strong winds alert in the Canary Islands this weekend

Published on January 14, 2022

Another episode of calima was announced by Aemet for this weekend in the Canary Islands, starting from this Friday, January 14th and accompanied by strong gusts of wind.

All Canary Islands maintain their current Alert Level, Tenerife is still the only one at Level 4
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All Canary Islands maintain their current Alert Level, Tenerife is still the only one at Level 4

Published on January 13, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands announced today, January 13th, that all the Canary Islands will maintain their current alert levels.

The 2022 Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be delayed for two weeks
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The 2022 Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be delayed for two weeks

Published on January 13, 2022

The mayor of Las Palmas, Augusto Hidalgo, has announced on Wednesday, January 12th, that this year's carnival in the capital will be delayed for two weeks.

Temperatures slightly rising in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura this Thursday
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Temperatures slightly rising in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura this Thursday

Published on January 13, 2022

Weather prediction in the Canary Islands - Thursday, 13 January 2022 According to Aemet's forecast, on Thursday, January 13th, the temperatures will slightly rise in the Canary Islands, although some intervals of clouds might be possible.

Decrease in temperatures and possible frost in Tenerife and La Palma on Tuesday
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Decrease in temperatures and possible frost in Tenerife and La Palma on Tuesday

Published on January 11, 2022

Weather prediction in the Canary Islands - 11 January 2022 According to Aemet, this Tuesday the sky will be predominantly clear, with few cloudy intervals.

Calima warning: Saharan dust will affect the Canary Islands this Sunday
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Calima warning: Saharan dust will affect the Canary Islands this Sunday

Published on January 09, 2022

Aemet Canarias has issued an alert warning about the presence of Saharan dust in suspension over the Canary Islands this Sunday, January 9, 2022.

Tenerife at Level 4: What are level 4 restrictions in the Canary Islands?
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Tenerife at Level 4: What are level 4 restrictions in the Canary Islands?

Published on January 08, 2022

It was announced yesterday that due to a rise in new infections Tenerife will go up to Level 4, which means more restrictions, although the measures have been revised by the Government, by taking into account the high level of vaccination that exists now in the Canary Islands, as compared to the previous times when Level 4 was in place in the archipelago.

Differences between different Alert Levels in the Canary Islands. What does level 4 mean for tourists?
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Differences between different Alert Levels in the Canary Islands. What does level 4 mean for tourists?

Published on January 08, 2022

There is a weekly review on Thursdays for the Alert Levels in the Canary Islands, which are established based on the number of new cases, hospital pressure and other factors. A higher level usually means more restrictions in place (level 4 is the maximum level and level 1 is the minimum level).

Canary Islands update: Tenerife moves to Level 4, Lanzarote and La Palma move to Level 3
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Canary Islands update: Tenerife moves to Level 4, Lanzarote and La Palma move to Level 3

Published on January 07, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, January 7th, the health alert levels: Tenerife moves to Alert Level 4 (the highest alert level, with most restrictions), while Lanzarote and La Palma move to Alert Level 3.

The Superior Court did NOT approve the NYE curfew in the Canary Islands
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The Superior Court did NOT approve the NYE curfew in the Canary Islands

Published on December 30, 2021

The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) has just announced that it does not authorize the curfew requested by the local Government for the NYE night, the night of 2nd of January and the Reyes night.

New Year's Eve rules in the Canary Islands: maximum 10 non-cohabiting people at reunions on islands at levels 2 and 3
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New Year's Eve rules in the Canary Islands: maximum 10 non-cohabiting people at reunions on islands at levels 2 and 3

Published on December 29, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands agreed at the meeting held today to limit private reunions to 10 people, except for cohabitants, both in open and closed spaces, during the days of December 31 and January 1st on the islands that are at alert levels 2 and 3, while also recommending that all participants have the full vaccination scheme.

Canary Islands update: Lanzarote and El Hierro move up to Alert Level 2
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Canary Islands update: Lanzarote and El Hierro move up to Alert Level 2

Published on December 29, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 29, the health alert levels: El Hierro and Lanzarote (including also La Graciosa) move to Alert Level 2, while the rest of the islands stay at their current alert levels.

Canary Islands Gov plans to impose a curfew on New Year's Eve and Reyes
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Canary Islands Gov plans to impose a curfew on New Year's Eve and Reyes

Published on December 28, 2021

It was just announced that the Government of the Canary Islands has requested today from the Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) to ratify a night curfew on islands placed at levels 2 and 3 on New Year's Eve and on Three Kings night.

The eruption on La Palma has officially ended after 85 days and 8 hours
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The eruption on La Palma has officially ended after 85 days and 8 hours

Published on December 25, 2021

It was officially announced today that the volcanic eruption of La Palma that began on September 19 at 3.11 p.m. in the Cumbre Vieja area has ended on December 13 at 10:21 p.m., which means that the volcano has erupted for 85 days and 8 hours, which makes it the longest eruption since historical data about eruptions have been recorded on the island.

Covid certificate will be mandatory in the Canary Islands starting from December 25th on islands at level 3 or 4
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Covid certificate will be mandatory in the Canary Islands starting from December 25th on islands at level 3 or 4

Published on December 24, 2021

The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) has decided to ratify the implementation of the COVID certificate in the Canary Islands, which means that its use will be mandatory, for all sectors that are subject to capacity restrictions or schedules on the islands that are at alert levels 3 and 4.

Strong waves caused a lot of damage on the coastal road in Garachico, Tenerife
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Strong waves caused a lot of damage on the coastal road in Garachico, Tenerife

Published on December 24, 2021

Strong waves came crashing into the coastal road in Garachico, Tenerife, in the early hours of Friday, December 24th, leaving residents scared and surprised, as there had been no warning that such phenomena were expected.

Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria stay at Level 3, La Gomera moves to Level 2
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Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria stay at Level 3, La Gomera moves to Level 2

Published on December 23, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 23, the health alert levels: Tenerife and Gran Canaria both stay at Alert Level 3, despite the increase in the number of new cases, while La Gomera moves to Alert Level 2.

New mask rules in Spain (and Canary Islands): when you have to wear one and what are the exceptions
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New mask rules in Spain (and Canary Islands): when you have to wear one and what are the exceptions

Published on December 23, 2021

After yesterday's announcement, today a new decree was approved by the Council of Ministers regarding the use of masks, which means that mask-wearing outdoors will be once again mandatory in Spain starting from Friday, December 24th.

Masks will be once again mandatory outdoors in Spain
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Masks will be once again mandatory outdoors in Spain

Published on December 22, 2021

It was announced today that wearing masks outdoors in Spain will be once again mandatory, starting from Friday, December 24th.

Maximum 10 people at Christmas reunions on those Canary Islands placed at levels 2 and 3
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Maximum 10 people at Christmas reunions on those Canary Islands placed at levels 2 and 3

Published on December 20, 2021

The Deputy Minister of the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands, Antonio Olivera, announced this afternoon, that the regional Executive established a limit of a maximum of ten people (non-cohabitants) who meet in a private environment during the days 24 and 25 December. This limit is set in the case of islands at levels 2 and 3.

Cabildo de Fuerteventura asks the central Government to review the conditions imposed for British families traveling with children to Spain
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Cabildo de Fuerteventura asks the central Government to review the conditions imposed for British families traveling with children to Spain

Published on December 17, 2021

The new restrictions imposed on travel from the UK prevent children between the ages of 12 and 17 from entering Spain because they don't have yet the full vaccination scheme, while children from other countries such as Germany or Sweden are allowed to enter with a test.

Canary Islands Gov will ask the Supreme Court to make the Covid certificate mandatory
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Canary Islands Gov will ask the Supreme Court to make the Covid certificate mandatory

Published on December 17, 2021

Yesterday was announced that the islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria will move to alert level 3 from Saturday due to a high increase in the number of new cases, while La Palma will move to level 2.

Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Alert Level 3
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Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Alert Level 3

Published on December 16, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 16, the health alert levels: Tenerife and Gran Canaria both move to Alert Level 3, La Palma moves to Alert Level 2, while the other islands will maintain their current alert levels.

Canary Islands restrictions at each Alert Level (with or without Covid certificate)
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Canary Islands restrictions at each Alert Level (with or without Covid certificate)

Published on December 15, 2021

These are the new closing times in the Canary Islands, after the extension that allowed the increase of closing times, capacities, and group sizes set on September 30th has come to an end on December 15th.

La Palma volcano gives clear signs that the eruption might be over
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La Palma volcano gives clear signs that the eruption might be over

Published on December 15, 2021

According to the Institute of Volcanology of the Canary Islands, the volcanic tremor has disappeared since Monday night at around 9:00 p.m., which is the longest period of inactivity since the eruption began on September 19.

Over a third of La Palma's population had to be confined due to poor air quality
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Over a third of La Palma's population had to be confined due to poor air quality

Published on December 14, 2021

Due to high levels of air quality in sulfur dioxide, the authorities in La Palma had to order yesterday the confinement of the population in the municipalities of Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso and Tazacorte.

A storm will reach the Canary Islands this week with rains and possible calima
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A storm will reach the Canary Islands this week with rains and possible calima

Published on December 13, 2021

According to Aemet, a storm is approaching the Canary Islands archipelago this week, and the first island affected will be La Palma starting from Tuesday. The storm will reach the rest of the islands in the next few hours or possibly on Wednesday.

The current volcanic eruption is now the longest in La Palma's history
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The current volcanic eruption is now the longest in La Palma's history

Published on December 11, 2021

The current volcanic eruption on La Palma started on September 19th and at that moment probably no one thought that it will last this long, surpassing the previous longest eruption known to happen on the island.

Confirmed: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Level 2 and Fuerteventura stays at level 3
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Confirmed: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Level 2 and Fuerteventura stays at level 3

Published on December 10, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today the health alert levels with consolidated data as of December 9, on the evolution of health indicators for COVID-19, which are rising to the islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria at level 2.

Starting from today, establishments in the Canary Islands can request the Covid certificate to enter their premises
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Starting from today, establishments in the Canary Islands can request the Covid certificate to enter their premises

Published on December 10, 2021

Friday, December 10th, is the first day when the Covid certificate comes into effect in the Canary Islands and establishments can request it in order to allow customers to enter their premises.

Tenerife and Gran Canaria will likely go to Alert Level 2 tomorrow
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Tenerife and Gran Canaria will likely go to Alert Level 2 tomorrow

Published on December 09, 2021

At the press conference held today, Antonio Olivera, vice-counselor of the Presidency, has informed that a definitive announcement of the new alert levels will take place tomorrow, but he confirmed that based on the current data both Tenerife and Gran Canaria will go to Level 2.

Canary Islands under yellow warning alert due to strong wind and waves
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Canary Islands under yellow warning alert due to strong wind and waves

Published on December 09, 2021

The State Meteorological Agency ( Aemet ) has activated for this Thursday the yellow warning (risk) due to wind and strong waves, especially in the afternoon and evening, across all the Canary Islands.

Rainy weather and lower temperatures expected this Thursday in the Canary Islands
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Rainy weather and lower temperatures expected this Thursday in the Canary Islands

Published on December 07, 2021

According to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), it is expected that from December 9th the Canary Islands archipelago will experience widespread rainfall in practically the entire territory.

Travellers to the UK will need to have a Covid test before departure
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Travellers to the UK will need to have a Covid test before departure

Published on December 04, 2021

It was just announced that travellers going to the UK will be required to have a Covid test before their departure in an effort to limit the spread of the new Omicron variant.

Bars and restaurants in the Canary Islands will be able to request the Covid certificate to enter their premises
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Bars and restaurants in the Canary Islands will be able to request the Covid certificate to enter their premises

Published on December 04, 2021

It was announced that the Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TJSC) has ratified today, December 4th, the measure proposed by the Canary Islands Government, which would allow establishments to ask for the Covid certificate in order to accede to their premises.

Canary Islands want to attract long-stay tourists - Take a break in the best climate in the world
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Canary Islands want to attract long-stay tourists - Take a break in the best climate in the world

Published on December 04, 2021

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands has launched a new tourism campaign under the slogan 'Take a break in the best climate in the world', planning to attract a segment of visitors that reduces dependence on air connectivity and encourages a more sustainable consumption of resources.

Spanish Navy helps shuttle farmers on La Palma to care for their plantations
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Spanish Navy helps shuttle farmers on La Palma to care for their plantations

Published on December 03, 2021

Since the start of the volcanic eruption, a lot of roads on La Palma have been destroyed or cut off by the lava, so for some local farmers, it has become impossible to get to their plantations.

Canary Islands update: Fuerteventura moves up to Level 3 and Lanzarote goes down to Level 1
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Canary Islands update: Fuerteventura moves up to Level 3 and Lanzarote goes down to Level 1

Published on December 02, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 2nd, the health alert levels, with consolidated data as of December 1: Fuerteventura moves up at level 3, while Lanzarote goes down to level 1 (including La Graciosa).

La Palma airport reopens, after being closed for a week
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La Palma airport reopens, after being closed for a week

Published on November 28, 2021

La Palma airport has once again reopened for commercial flights on Saturday, after being closed since November 20.

UK travellers will have to be fully vaccinated to enter Spain from December 1
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UK travellers will have to be fully vaccinated to enter Spain from December 1

Published on November 27, 2021

Spain has announced stricter entry rules as of December 1: people from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland will only be permitted entry if they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and not with negative tests or proof of having overcome the disease.

Lava completely destroyed a cemetery and a solar farm on La Palma
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Lava completely destroyed a cemetery and a solar farm on La Palma

Published on November 27, 2021

Las Manchas cemetery, a solar farm, and also several other houses have sadly been destroyed after the reopening of an eruptive fissure on the eastern side of the main cone of the volcano in La Palma.

ALDI plans to open 20 stores in the Canary Islands
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ALDI plans to open 20 stores in the Canary Islands

Published on November 27, 2021

ALDI has announced yesterday that it plans to start operations in the Canary Islands starting from the second half of 2022, while at the moment the company is building its first logistics platform in the archipelago, in Gran Canaria, in the area of Arinaga.

Scenes from La Palma that look like in a Sci-Fi movie: lava and lightning on the sky and a new eruptive mouth opens up from under a house
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Scenes from La Palma that look like in a Sci-Fi movie: lava and lightning on the sky and a new eruptive mouth opens up from under a house

Published on November 26, 2021

As the volcanic eruption on La Palma continues, the island has been the scene of some unique occurrences recently, when a new eruptive mouth opened up from under a house.

Snow expected in Tenerife and first incidents due to rain in the Canary Islands
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Snow expected in Tenerife and first incidents due to rain in the Canary Islands

Published on November 26, 2021

As it was predicted by AEMET, the Canary Islands are experiencing the first heavy rains of the season and on the island of Tenerife, it's also expected to snow at high altitudes.

Canary Islands weekly update: No change in alert levels this week
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Canary Islands weekly update: No change in alert levels this week

Published on November 25, 2021

According to a statement by the President of the Government of Canary Islands, in an interview for Radio Marca Tenerife, this week there will be no changes in alert levels in the aechipelago.

Heavy rain alert updated to Orange in the case of Tenerife, La Palma and La Gomera
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Heavy rain alert updated to Orange in the case of Tenerife, La Palma and La Gomera

Published on November 25, 2021

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has updated the heavy rain alert in the case of Tenerife, La Gomera and La Palma from yellow to orange for tomorrow, November 26.

Heavy rain in the Canary Islands this Friday. Yellow warning activated also for Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria
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Heavy rain in the Canary Islands this Friday. Yellow warning activated also for Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria

Published on November 24, 2021

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has announced that it has activated a yellow warning alert for heavy rains also on the islands of Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote.

Yellow alert for heavy rains in Tenerife and La Palma
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Yellow alert for heavy rains in Tenerife and La Palma

Published on November 23, 2021

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has announced that it has activated a yellow warning alert for heavy rains on the islands of Tenerife and La Palma.

Several areas of La Palma in confinement before a new lava flow reaches the sea
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Several areas of La Palma in confinement before a new lava flow reaches the sea

Published on November 22, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands ordered the confinement of residents living in Tazacorte, San Borondón and the area of ​​El Cardón up to the Camino los Palomares, due to the arrival of the lava that had advanced for days between the mountains of Todoque and La Laguna.

National visitors from other Spanish communities will need a Covid certificate to enter Canary Islands
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National visitors from other Spanish communities will need a Covid certificate to enter Canary Islands

Published on November 19, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands announced yesterday that starting from December 1 national passengers entering the Canary Islands from other communities in Spain, by air or sea, will need to show either the COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a diagnostic test of negative active infection or the certificate of having surpassed the disease less than 6 months before the date of arrival.

Canary Islands want to make the Covid certificate mandatory for some indoor activities
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Canary Islands want to make the Covid certificate mandatory for some indoor activities

Published on November 18, 2021

The Deputy Minister of the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands, Antonio Olivera, announced this Thursday that the Governing Council has agreed that the "Covid certificate" will be introduced as a requirement for certain activities in the archipelago.

Canary Islands weekly update: Lanzarote goes back to Alert Level 2
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Canary Islands weekly update: Lanzarote goes back to Alert Level 2

Published on November 18, 2021

The Ministry of Health announced today, Thursday, November 18, that the island of Lanzarote will go back to Alert level 2, while the rest of the islands will maintain their current alert levels for one more week.

"Around the world in 8 islands", a new promotional campaign for the Canary Islands
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"Around the world in 8 islands", a new promotional campaign for the Canary Islands

Published on November 16, 2021

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands wants to promote the archipelago among travelers from European countries who are interested in exploring new landscapes and trying new experiences and who are looking to visit authentic places, where traditions are still alive.

Differences between Level 1 and Level 2 rules regarding Covid in the Canary Islands
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Differences between Level 1 and Level 2 rules regarding Covid in the Canary Islands

Published on November 12, 2021

It was announced yesterday, November 11th, that due to a rise in the number of new infections Fuerteventura will go back to alert level 2, while the rest of the Canary Islands will remain at level 1.

Canary Islands weekly update: Fuerteventura goes back to Level 2
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Canary Islands weekly update: Fuerteventura goes back to Level 2

Published on November 11, 2021

The Ministry of Health announced today, Thursday, November 11, that the island of Fuerteventura will go back to Alert level 2, while the rest of the islands continue for another week at alert level 1 (level 1 is considered as the "green traffic light").

For the first time, Lanzarote will have direct flights with Lisbon, Naples, Bratislava and Wroclaw
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For the first time, Lanzarote will have direct flights with Lisbon, Naples, Bratislava and Wroclaw

Published on November 10, 2021

These four air connections are part of the total of 13 new routes that Ryanair, Vueling, Wizzair, Jet2 and Lufthansa have included in their winter schedule for the upcoming season.

Gran Tarajal Carnival 2022 (Fuerteventura) - Dates & What to expect
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Gran Tarajal Carnival 2022 (Fuerteventura) - Dates & What to expect

Published on November 10, 2021

The carnivals are returning to Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands in general, after a long absence due to the pandemic. Gran Tarajal has announced the dates and theme for the 2022 edition of the carnival.

Canary Islands prepare for 1.5 million cruise passengers this winter
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Canary Islands prepare for 1.5 million cruise passengers this winter

Published on November 08, 2021

The Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands, Yaiza Castilla, announced that between November and January, 622 ships with 1.5 million seats are expected to arrive in the archipelago.

Canary Islands get 41 awards at the World Cheese Awards 2021 competition
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Canary Islands get 41 awards at the World Cheese Awards 2021 competition

Published on November 06, 2021

The XXIII edition of the World Cheese Awards, held in Oviedo, has brought to the Canary Islands 41 awards for different types of cheeses, 18 more than in the previous edition, held in 2019. The winning samples have competed against another 4,038 that have come from 45 countries around the world and they have been evaluated by a jury made up of more than 250 people.

All Canary Islands remain at Level 1 for the third consecutive week
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All Canary Islands remain at Level 1 for the third consecutive week

Published on November 04, 2021

The Ministry of Health announced today, Thursday, November 4, that all the Canary Islands will remain at alert level 1 for the third consecutive week.

Fuerteventura is a favorite choice for Brits this winter, with 10% increase in demand
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Fuerteventura is a favorite choice for Brits this winter, with 10% increase in demand

Published on November 02, 2021

Fuerteventura shows the second-largest increase in the Canary Islands in terms of tourism demand from the British market. Airlines and tour operators also agree that the island is a favorite choice for Brits during the winter season.

Fred Olsen's ferry service between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura suspended for routine inspection
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Fred Olsen's ferry service between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura suspended for routine inspection

Published on October 30, 2021

Fred Olsen announced they will stop operating between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura between November 3 and November 10 (both days included), resuming its usual service from the 11th of that same month.

Buses will take tourists to see the volcanic eruption in La Palma this weekend
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Buses will take tourists to see the volcanic eruption in La Palma this weekend

Published on October 29, 2021

Monday is a public holiday in the Canary Islands, so with a long weekend ahead, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, the director of Pevolcan, has announced that there will be buses running to take tourists to see the volcanic eruption happening in La Palma.

All the Canary Islands remain at Level 1 for another week
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All the Canary Islands remain at Level 1 for another week

Published on October 28, 2021

The Ministry of Health announced today, Thursday, October 28, that all the Canary Islands will remain at alert level 1 for another week, although the cumulative incidence at 7 days increased by 46.3% compared to the previous week.

Festival de la Tapa 2021 in Caleta de Fuste and Antigua, Fuerteventura
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Festival de la Tapa 2021 in Caleta de Fuste and Antigua, Fuerteventura

Published on October 28, 2021

This year the 3rd edition of the Festival de la Tapa will take place in the municipality of Antigua in Fuerteventura, and over 20 restaurants will participate in the 2021 edition of the event.

2.1 million air seats scheduled this winter between the UK and the Canary Islands
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2.1 million air seats scheduled this winter between the UK and the Canary Islands

Published on October 25, 2021

The Canary Islands tourism board will participate in the World Travel Market (WTM), where they will present a mobile app optimized for visitors to learn more information about the islands.

Maxorata, a cheese from Fuerteventura, chosen as the best cured goat cheese in Spain in 2021
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Maxorata, a cheese from Fuerteventura, chosen as the best cured goat cheese in Spain in 2021

Published on October 22, 2021

The Maxorata Pimentón Curado cheese has won the first prize for the category of cured goat cheeses in the 11th edition of the GourmetQuesos Championship, held at Madrid Gourmet Show.

Canary Islands weekly update: All the islands remain at Level 1
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Canary Islands weekly update: All the islands remain at Level 1

Published on October 21, 2021

The Ministry of Health announced today, Thursday, October 21, that all the Canary Islands will stay at alert level 1 due to their good epidemiological indicators.

More people evacuated in La Palma as the lava advances
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More people evacuated in La Palma as the lava advances

Published on October 21, 2021

Last night, more people had to evacuate their homes on La Palma due to the lava flow advancing towards their homes on its way to the sea.

What are the rules and measures regarding Covid on Level 1 in the Canary Islands?
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What are the rules and measures regarding Covid on Level 1 in the Canary Islands?

Published on October 20, 2021

Since Thursday, October 14th, all the islands in the Canary Islands archipelago are now placed at alert level 1 in terms of Covid restrictions, which is the lowest level and it's based on the low infection rate.

La Palma volcano: a second lava flow will reach the sea soon
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La Palma volcano: a second lava flow will reach the sea soon

Published on October 19, 2021

According to David Calvo, the spokesperson for the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (Involcan), in a declaration for EFE today, the second lava flow will reach the sea in just a few hours, as the eruption continues at a fast pace.

Aeroexpress bus line from Tenerife South Airport to Costa Adeje is operational again
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Aeroexpress bus line from Tenerife South Airport to Costa Adeje is operational again

Published on October 18, 2021

Starting from Monday, October 18th, the bus service between Tenerife South Airport (Reina Sofía airport) and Costa Adeje is operational again, after being shut due to the pandemic and lack of tourists coming over.

United Airlines launches direct flights between Tenerife and New York
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United Airlines launches direct flights between Tenerife and New York

Published on October 15, 2021

Great news for the tourism industry in Tenerife: United Airlines has announced that it will launch a direct route between New York and Tenerife, starting from mid-2022.

Canary Islands suspend requirement to show Covid certificates to stay in tourist accommodation
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Canary Islands suspend requirement to show Covid certificates to stay in tourist accommodation

Published on October 15, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced that it is temporarily suspending, in principle until January 31, 2022, the obligation to show a covid certificate, a negative test, or proof of having had the disease in the last six months in order to stay in a hotel.

Canary Islands weekly update: Fuerteventura finally goes to Alert Level 1
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Canary Islands weekly update: Fuerteventura finally goes to Alert Level 1

Published on October 14, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, October 14th, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Fuerteventura from level 2 to level 1. This is the only change in alert levels this week in the Canary Islands.

Tourist bus in Las Palmas resumes operation from Friday, October 15
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Tourist bus in Las Palmas resumes operation from Friday, October 15

Published on October 12, 2021

The two-story Hop-on Hop-off buses in the capital of Gran Canaria will start running again from next Friday, October 15. For the first weekend, the company will offer a special discount for Canarian residents.

New lava stream provokes more destruction on La Palma
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New lava stream provokes more destruction on La Palma

Published on October 12, 2021

Since Saturday, when the north part of the volcanic cone collapsed, the eruptive activity of the volcano has increased and the lava is now more fluid so it flows quicker and keeps destroying more areas and buildings.

Canary Islands increase events capacity for islands on Levels 1 and 2
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Canary Islands increase events capacity for islands on Levels 1 and 2

Published on October 09, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced the expansion of the maximum capacity allowed for islands placed at alert levels 1 and 2, which are the levels at which all the islands are already found.

Blue Sea Dragons appear on the beaches in Corralejo
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Blue Sea Dragons appear on the beaches in Corralejo

Published on October 08, 2021

The city council of La Oliva has announced that there have been sightings of Blue Sea Dragons on the beaches near Corralejo, so people should be extremely careful when going in the sea, because their sting can be dangerous.

Canary Islands weekly update: Tenerife moves to Alert Level 1
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Canary Islands weekly update: Tenerife moves to Alert Level 1

Published on October 07, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, October 7th, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Tenerife from level 2 to level 1. This ise the only change in alert levels this week in the Canary Islands.

La Palma update: Data indicates that the eruption will not end soon
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La Palma update: Data indicates that the eruption will not end soon

Published on October 06, 2021

According to PEVOLCA, the data on seismicity, geochemistry and deformation indicate that the end of the volcano's eruption in La Palma is not near, so people should be prepared for more days of continuous eruption still.

La Palma update: Volcano opens 2 new eruptive mouths and thousands more people are confined
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La Palma update: Volcano opens 2 new eruptive mouths and thousands more people are confined

Published on October 02, 2021

PEVOLCA announced that there are now two more eruptive mouths in La Palma, so there's a new lava flow that could merge at some point with the other initial lava stream.

Good news: Fuerteventura moves to Level 2 and Gran Canaria to Level 1
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Good news: Fuerteventura moves to Level 2 and Gran Canaria to Level 1

Published on September 30, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, September 30th, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Fuerteventura from level 3 to level 2 and in the case of Gran Canaria from level 2 to level 1. These are the only changes in alert levels this week in the Canary Islands.

Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria will host the Kitefoil World Series 2021
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Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria will host the Kitefoil World Series 2021

Published on September 30, 2021

The coast of Jandía will be the location of the semifinals of the Kitefoil World Series in 2021, which will be held for the first time in Fuerteventura between November 23 and 27.

La Palma update: Lava has created a 500 meters wide delta
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La Palma update: Lava has created a 500 meters wide delta

Published on September 30, 2021

The lava from the eruption on La Palma has destroyed a lot of land and homes on its way to the sea, but since reaching the sea it has started to accumulate and it's now making the island of La Palma grow.

La Palma eruption: The lava reached the sea in the coastal area of Tazacorte
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La Palma eruption: The lava reached the sea in the coastal area of Tazacorte

Published on September 29, 2021

Last night, 10 days after the eruption on La Palma had started, the lava flow reached the sea at around 11:03 pm Canarian time.

Ash cloud could affect air traffic between La Palma, Tenerife and La Gomera on Wednesday
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Ash cloud could affect air traffic between La Palma, Tenerife and La Gomera on Wednesday

Published on September 28, 2021

Although the volcanic eruption in La Palma is still continuing with its strombolian characteristics, currently it has a more effusive character compared to the previous days and the air traffic between La Palma, Tenerife and La Gomera could be affected by the ash cloud tomorrow.

The markets in Maspalomas are reopening on Friday, October 1
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The markets in Maspalomas are reopening on Friday, October 1

Published on September 28, 2021

The Councilor for Markets in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, María Ángeles Rodríguez, has announced the market in Maspalomas will resume its activity on Friday, October 1.

On Monday, the volcano on La Palma took a break, then started erupting again. When will it stop for good?
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On Monday, the volcano on La Palma took a break, then started erupting again. When will it stop for good?

Published on September 28, 2021

The eruption started on the island of La Palma on Sunday, September 19th and on Monday, September 27th, the volcano took a break for a few hours, while people were getting their hopes up that this could be the end of the disaster.

In Apple TV's new series 'Foundation,' you can recognize places from Tenerife and Fuerteventura
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In Apple TV's new series 'Foundation,' you can recognize places from Tenerife and Fuerteventura

Published on September 27, 2021

The municipality of Tuineje, in Fuerteventura, partially hosted the filming of "Foundation", Apple TV's new science fiction series.

La Palma update: The volcanic tremor and explosive activity have almost stopped
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La Palma update: The volcanic tremor and explosive activity have almost stopped

Published on September 27, 2021

This is a short updated published by INVOLCAN (Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias / Canary Islands Volcanology Institute).

Several neighborhoods of La Palma in confinement as lava is approaching the sea
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Several neighborhoods of La Palma in confinement as lava is approaching the sea

Published on September 27, 2021

The Technical Director of PEVOLCA, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, reports that yesterday after 7:00 p.m., the central area of ​​Todoque, in the municipality of Los llanos de Aridane, has been overtaken by the lava flow of the volcano, crossing the LP-213 highway.

INVOLCAN announces a drop in pressure in the magmatic system of Cumbre Vieja
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INVOLCAN announces a drop in pressure in the magmatic system of Cumbre Vieja

Published on September 26, 2021

INVOLCAN, The Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands, has just announced that a process of deflation has been registered, which could indicate a decrease in pressure in the Cumbre Vieja magmatic system.

The lava emitted by the volcano in La Palma has slowed down again
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The lava emitted by the volcano in La Palma has slowed down again

Published on September 26, 2021

Currently, there are at least three simultaneous lava emission points in the crater of the volcano on La Palma, while the two emission points that appeared on Friday have merged into a single point.

La Palma update: The volcano cone broke on the southwest side
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La Palma update: The volcano cone broke on the southwest side

Published on September 25, 2021

It was just announced that the volcano cone currently erupting on the island of La Palma has broken on the southwest part and there is now a larger quantity of lava flowing towards the sea.

New eruptive mouth appeared on the volcano on La Palma
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New eruptive mouth appeared on the volcano on La Palma

Published on September 24, 2021

INVOLCAN has just announced that a new eruptive mouth has opened up on the flank of the active cone of the volcano on La Palma.

Visit Mirador del Faro de la Sardina, a newly renovated viewpoint on Gran Canaria's northwest coast
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Visit Mirador del Faro de la Sardina, a newly renovated viewpoint on Gran Canaria's northwest coast

Published on September 24, 2021

Mirador del Faro de la Sardina has been renovated with an investment of 82,962.44 euros, and will now be an added feature on the route of tourist attractions in Gran Canaria.

Gases from the volcanic eruption will get this Friday to Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro
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Gases from the volcanic eruption will get this Friday to Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro

Published on September 24, 2021

AEMET, Spain's State Meteorological Agency, has announced that the gases from the volcanic eruption on La Palma will be directed today, September 24th, towards the islands of El Hierro and de La Gomera and parts of Tenerife.

La Palma update: acid rain is ruled out given the current meteorological conditions
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La Palma update: acid rain is ruled out given the current meteorological conditions

Published on September 24, 2021

During yesterday's meeting, the Technical Director of PEVOLCA, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, presented the current situation and the immediate prospects, and the spokesperson for the scientific committee, María José Blanco, conveyed the committee's latest conclusions to the attendees.

All the Canary Islands remain at their current alert levels
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All the Canary Islands remain at their current alert levels

Published on September 23, 2021

The Ministry of Health has announced today Thursday, September 23rd, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, that all the Canary Islands will remain at their current alert level for another week.

Canary Islands Government is managing the purchase of 280 homes for the people in La Palma affected by the eruption
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Canary Islands Government is managing the purchase of 280 homes for the people in La Palma affected by the eruption

Published on September 23, 2021

The counselor Sebastián Franquis informs that the Housing department staff is now trying to locate owners of empty houses that are already finished or about to be finished, for their immediate acquisition, so they can be made available for the people who were affected by the volcanic eruption.

La Palma update: lava advances very slowly, so it's not certain anymore that it will reach the sea
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La Palma update: lava advances very slowly, so it's not certain anymore that it will reach the sea

Published on September 23, 2021

According to the authorities, the lava flows in La Palma are now advancing really slowly, at a pace of about 12 meters per hour, continuing on its way to the sea, although some experts now doubt that it will ever reach it.

Could the volcanic eruption in La Palma affect flights to the other Canary Islands?
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Could the volcanic eruption in La Palma affect flights to the other Canary Islands?

Published on September 22, 2021

After the volcanic eruption started on La Palma on Sunday, September 19th, 2021, many people have been wondering if this event could impact flights coming or going from the other Canary Islands.

La Palma update: the wall of lava is now 12 m high and has destroyed around 200 homes
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La Palma update: the wall of lava is now 12 m high and has destroyed around 200 homes

Published on September 22, 2021

Involcan, the Canary Islands Institute for Volcanology, has confirmed yesterday afternoon on Twitter that the "Canary Islands Seismic Network has been registering a strong increase in the amplitude of the volcanic tremor in the last four hours, which is an indicator of the intensity of strombolian explosive activity in the active mouths at this time ”.

The markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguin are restarting in October
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The markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguin are restarting in October

Published on September 21, 2021

The municipal markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguín will be organized again from October 1, after more than a year and a half of being suspended as a result of the pandemic.

A new eruptive mouth has opened up in La Palma
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A new eruptive mouth has opened up in La Palma

Published on September 21, 2021

The Canary Islands emergency coordinating center, reported last night at 9:15 p.m. (local time) that a new eruptive mouth has appeared in Tacande, in the municipality of El Paso.

The lava will likely reach the coastal area of La Palma this evening
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The lava will likely reach the coastal area of La Palma this evening

Published on September 20, 2021

The president of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has announced that based on expert's estimates, the lava flow will reach the coastal area at around 8:00 p.m today.

La Palma eruption: the lava flows advance with 700 m per hour
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La Palma eruption: the lava flows advance with 700 m per hour

Published on September 20, 2021

According to the data provided by the Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (Involcan), the lava flows from this Sunday's eruption in La Palma advance with a speed of about 700 meters/hour and have a temperature of 1,075 ºC.

The volcano in La Palma has started erupting
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The volcano in La Palma has started erupting

Published on September 19, 2021

The volcano in La Palma has just started erupting.

Fewer earthquakes in La Palma, but the land has risen 10 cm
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Fewer earthquakes in La Palma, but the land has risen 10 cm

Published on September 17, 2021

The Scientific Committee reports that there is a decrease in the number of earthquakes and in their magnitude as well, but that the land deformation has increased to 10 cm.

Opening hours extended for nightlife, if venues request Covid certificates
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Opening hours extended for nightlife, if venues request Covid certificates

Published on September 16, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced today changes in the opening hours of nightlife venues, for those places that decide to request and check Covid certificates from clients.

Tenerife drops to Level 2, the rest of the levels remain unchanged
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Tenerife drops to Level 2, the rest of the levels remain unchanged

Published on September 16, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, September 16th, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Tenerife from level 3 to level 2. This is the only change in alert levels this week in the Canary Islands.

The yellow traffic light and the volcanic risk alert are maintained in La Palma
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The yellow traffic light and the volcanic risk alert are maintained in La Palma

Published on September 15, 2021

The Scientific Committee reports that the seismic activity has intensified in the last day, but they insist there is still no clear evidence of an imminent eruption in La Palma.

Alert Situation declared in La Palma due to increased seismic activity
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Alert Situation declared in La Palma due to increased seismic activity

Published on September 13, 2021

Due to the increased seismic activity in the area of Cumbre Vieja, the island of La Palma is placed under alert level with the activation of the yellow warning code due to volcanic risk.

Guguy could become the first National Park in Gran Canaria
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Guguy could become the first National Park in Gran Canaria

Published on September 13, 2021

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, has announced that the island's government is committed to achieving the declaration as National Park for Guguy in the shortest time possible.

Cabildo de Fuerteventura considers unjust the measure to maintain the island on Level 3
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Cabildo de Fuerteventura considers unjust the measure to maintain the island on Level 3

Published on September 13, 2021

The government team from Cabildo de Fuerteventura sees the measure of maintaining Fuerteventura at Alert Level as completely unjustified.

Lanzarote Handicraft Fair 2021 | 32nd Edition | 10 - 15 September 2021
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Lanzarote Handicraft Fair 2021 | 32nd Edition | 10 - 15 September 2021

Published on September 10, 2021

More than 80 master craftsmen will be present at the opening of the 32nd edition of the Insular Handicraft Fair in Lanzarote (Feria de Artesania Lanzarote).

Gran Canaria drops to Level 2 and the rest of the islands remain at the current levels
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Gran Canaria drops to Level 2 and the rest of the islands remain at the current levels

Published on September 09, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, September 9th, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Gran Canaria from level 3 to level 2. This is the only change in alert levels this week in the Canary Islands.

Visit Mirador de Haria, the newly renovated viewpoint in Lanzarote
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Visit Mirador de Haria, the newly renovated viewpoint in Lanzarote

Published on September 09, 2021

Mirador de Haria is a newly renovated tourist and environmental space in Lanzarote, in the municipality of Haria, in the north of the island.

Canary Islands Government approves a decree with measures against Covid-19
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Canary Islands Government approves a decree with measures against Covid-19

Published on September 03, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has approved the Health Alert Decree-Law that reinforces legal measures against COVID-19, a document that consolidates in a single legal text the more than 20 health measures approved by the Executive in the last 18 months.

Tenerife drops to Level 3 and Lanzarote and La Palma move to Level 1
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Tenerife drops to Level 3 and Lanzarote and La Palma move to Level 1

Published on September 02, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, September 2nd, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Tenerife from level 4 to level 3 and in the case of Lanzarote and La Palma from level 2 to level 1.

78.64% of the eligible population in the Canary Islands is now fully vaccinated
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78.64% of the eligible population in the Canary Islands is now fully vaccinated

Published on September 02, 2021

Until yesterday, 1,542,047 people who have already received the complete vaccination schedule, that is, 78.64% of the target population over 12 years old, had been immunized.

The Vaccination Bus ‘Vacuguagua’ will be in Adeje this Friday
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The Vaccination Bus ‘Vacuguagua’ will be in Adeje this Friday

Published on August 30, 2021

Adeje City Council has announced that the mobile vaccination unit will be in Adeje this Friday. The bus will be in the public parking area in front of the Armeñime primary school.

Cofete beach in Fuerteventura among Top 25 Beaches in the World in 2021 according to Tripadvisor users
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Cofete beach in Fuerteventura among Top 25 Beaches in the World in 2021 according to Tripadvisor users

Published on August 30, 2021

Tripadvisor has published its Travelers' Choice awards for 2021 and when it comes to the best beaches in the world, Fuerteventura is present among the best 25 with the stunning Cofete beach, the most ...

Gran Canaria drops to Level 3, Tenerife stays at Level 4
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Gran Canaria drops to Level 3, Tenerife stays at Level 4

Published on August 26, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, August 26, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, to drop the alert level in the case of Gran Canaria from level 4 to level 3.

All the Canary Islands maintain their current levels for another week
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All the Canary Islands maintain their current levels for another week

Published on August 19, 2021

The Ministry of Health has agreed this Thursday, August 19, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, that all the islands continue at the same alert level as the previous week.

High temperatures alert in the Canary Islands this weekend
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High temperatures alert in the Canary Islands this weekend

Published on August 13, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies, has declared an Alert situation for Maximum Temperatures in the Canary Islands, starting at 10:00 am on August 13th.

Gran Canaria and Tenerife stay on Level 4, La Gomera and La Palma drop one level each
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Gran Canaria and Tenerife stay on Level 4, La Gomera and La Palma drop one level each

Published on August 12, 2021

The new changes in alert levels in the Canary Islands have just been announced: La Gomera moves down to alert level 1 and La Palma also moves down to alert level 2.

65% of the Canary Islands target population fully immunized against Covid-19
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65% of the Canary Islands target population fully immunized against Covid-19

Published on August 11, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced that nearly 2.7 million doses have been administered in this vaccination campaign against Covid-19.

The Canary Islands have extended the Covid-19 insurance policy for tourists
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The Canary Islands have extended the Covid-19 insurance policy for tourists

Published on August 11, 2021

The Ministry for Tourism in the Canary Islands has announced recently that it has extended the Covid-19 insurance with AXA for tourists.

Gran Canaria also moves up to Alert Level 4
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Gran Canaria also moves up to Alert Level 4

Published on August 05, 2021

It has just been announced by the Government of the Canary Islands that Gran Canaria has also been moved up to Alert Level 4 (maximum alert level).

High Court of Justice suspends the obligation to show a COVID certificate in hospitality on islands at level 4
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High Court of Justice suspends the obligation to show a COVID certificate in hospitality on islands at level 4

Published on July 29, 2021

The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands has agreed to suspend several of the measures adopted by the Government of the Canary Islands against the pandemic on July 26, including the total closure of commercial activity between midnight and 6 am on islands placed at level 4 and the requirement to show a Covid certificate in order to have access to the interior of hotels, hotels and other establishments such as gyms, cinemas, theaters, auditoriums and cultural spaces.

All the Canary Islands maintain the same alert levels this week
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All the Canary Islands maintain the same alert levels this week

Published on July 29, 2021

This week's update has brought no changes in the alert levels in the Canary Islands: this means that all the islands stay at the same level where they were placed the week before.

Supreme Court ruled against the curfew asked by the Canary Islands Government
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Supreme Court ruled against the curfew asked by the Canary Islands Government

Published on July 27, 2021

The Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Court has rejected the appeal filed by the Government of the Canary Islands against the decision of the Canary Islands High Court of Justice that did not authorize the 'curfew' asked by the Government.

The current measures in place in the Canary Islands (from Level 1 to Level 4)
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The current measures in place in the Canary Islands (from Level 1 to Level 4)

Published on July 26, 2021

Today, July 26, is the first day since the start of the new measures imposed by the new levels in the Canary Islands, which were announced last week, so we will try to pinpoint the most important restrictions which could affect your holiday in the archipelago.

Spain, including the Canary Islands, classed as high-risk area for Covid-19 by Germany
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Spain, including the Canary Islands, classed as high-risk area for Covid-19 by Germany

Published on July 24, 2021

The German Robert Koch Institute (KRI) reclassified this Friday Spain, including the Canary Islands, as an area of ​​high risk for Covid-19 infections and the change in travel recommendations for Spain will take effect from Tuesday, July 27, at 00:00.

The new rules for Tenerife - Level 4 restrictions in the Canary Islands
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The new rules for Tenerife - Level 4 restrictions in the Canary Islands

Published on July 24, 2021

The Governing Council held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife has agreed, for the islands that pass to level 4 (as an additional and reinforcing measure to stop the upward and worrying evolution of the SARS-CoV pandemic- 2 among the Canarian population) establish access control by means of a health certificate to interior areas of the hotel and restaurant establishments and to other places such as sports and cultural spaces.

Gran Canaria Wine Route becomes the first certified route of its kind in the Canary Islands
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Gran Canaria Wine Route becomes the first certified route of its kind in the Canary Islands

Published on July 23, 2021

Gran Canaria Wine Route (Ruta del Vino de Gran Canaria) has become the first certified Wine Route in the Canary Islands, which means that the island of Gran Canaria Wine Route will become a favourite for wine tourism in the archipelago.

Tenerife moves up to Level 4, Gran Canaria to Level 3 & Lanzarote to Level 2
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Tenerife moves up to Level 4, Gran Canaria to Level 3 & Lanzarote to Level 2

Published on July 22, 2021

This week has brought more changes in alert levels in the Canary Islands compared to previous weeks, as several islands have been moved up on the scale of local restrictions (the local traffic light system that the archipelago uses to indicate the level of local restrictions).

Lidl opens its new store in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
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Lidl opens its new store in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Published on July 21, 2021

On Thursday, July 22, Lidl will open its third store in Fuerteventura, located in Corralejo, municipality of La Oliva, on Calle El Guirre.

Fuerteventura moves up to Alert Level 3 and La Palma to Level 2
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Fuerteventura moves up to Alert Level 3 and La Palma to Level 2

Published on July 15, 2021

The Governing Council has decided to move the island of Fuerteventura up to Alert level 3 and La Palma up to Alert level 2, due to the rise registered in the number of new cases recorded.

Gran Canaria moves up to Alert Level 2
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Gran Canaria moves up to Alert Level 2

Published on July 09, 2021

The Governing Council has decided to move the island of Gran Canaria up to level 2 starting this Saturday, July 10th, due to an increase in the number of new cases recorded in the last few days.

Adeje awarded 4 Blue Flags for its beaches in 2021
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Adeje awarded 4 Blue Flags for its beaches in 2021

Published on July 05, 2021

The municipality of Adeje, located in the south of Tenerife, prides itself in 2021 with four top-class beaches, awaiting tourists with top facilities.

Rule change for British visitors: Spain will require either a negative test result or proof of vaccination
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Rule change for British visitors: Spain will require either a negative test result or proof of vaccination

Published on June 29, 2021

President Sánchez, the Prime Minister of Spain, has announced that visitors coming to Spain from the UK will either need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or a negative test result. This means that the UK will be removed from the list of countries that are currently exempt from needing to meet any type of requirements in order to enter Spain.

Tenerife goes back to Alert Level 3
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Tenerife goes back to Alert Level 3

Published on June 24, 2021

The Governing Council, held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on Wednesday, June 23, has agreed to move the island of Tenerife up to level 3 starting at 00.00 this Saturday, June 26, due to an increase in the number of new cases recorded in the last six days.

Vaccine certificates or proof of recovery from Covid-19 will also be accepted for check-in at hotels in the Canary Islands
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Vaccine certificates or proof of recovery from Covid-19 will also be accepted for check-in at hotels in the Canary Islands

Published on June 24, 2021

According to BOC No. 112, published on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, it is no longer mandatory to have an antigen test in order to check in to a hotel or any other touristic accommodation in the Canary Islands, if you can prove that you've recovered from the disease or you've had your vaccination.

Over a million residents in the Canary Islands have received at least one dose of vaccine against Covid-19
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Over a million residents in the Canary Islands have received at least one dose of vaccine against Covid-19

Published on June 22, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has administered 1,552,046 doses of the vaccine against COVID-19, out of the 1,599,810 received, which represents 97.01% of those received in the archipelago.

Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain from June 26
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Masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors in Spain from June 26

Published on June 18, 2021

The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, has just announced today that masks will no longer be mandatory in outdoor spaces as of Saturday, June 26.

Gran Canaria goes down to Alert Level 1, while the rest of the islands remain at their previous levels
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Gran Canaria goes down to Alert Level 1, while the rest of the islands remain at their previous levels

Published on May 28, 2021

The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has agreed on Thursday, May 27th, to place the island of Gran Canaria at alert level 1 after the improvement of its epidemiological indicators. The rest of the islands remain at the level they were: Tenerife and Lanzarote (where La Graciosa is epidemiologically included) at level 2, and La Gomera, El Hierro, La Palma, Fuerteventura at level 1.

The Canary Islands administered over 1,000,000 doses of vaccine against Covid-19
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The Canary Islands administered over 1,000,000 doses of vaccine against Covid-19

Published on May 27, 2021

The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that 316,361 people had already received the complete vaccination, which represents 16.91% of the target population.

British tourists will be able to enter Spain again, without PCR tests, from Monday, May 24th
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British tourists will be able to enter Spain again, without PCR tests, from Monday, May 24th

Published on May 21, 2021

The Spanish government has added the United Kingdom, along with Japan to the list of countries whose residents will not be subject to coronavirus restrictions when traveling to Spain, including the requirement to present a negative PCR test when entering the country.

EU reached an agreement on Digital COVID Certificates
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EU reached an agreement on Digital COVID Certificates

Published on May 21, 2021

The EU Commission announced the provisional political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council regarding the regulation governing the EU Digital COVID Certificate. This means that the certificate (previously called the Digital Green Certificate) is well on track to be ready end of June, as planned.

Siam Park finally announced its reopening
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Siam Park finally announced its reopening

Published on May 20, 2021

After more than 14 months of closure, Siam Park, the best water park in the world, located in Adeje, Tenerife, will reopen its doors on May 29th. For now, access to the park will be limited to Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00. This is a long-awaited moment and it comes at a time when the hospitality industry in the Canary Islands is finally hoping that tourism will restart soon.

EU to recommend opening the borders for vaccinated visitors
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EU to recommend opening the borders for vaccinated visitors

Published on May 20, 2021

The EU has announced on Wednesday that an agreement was reached which would allow fully vaccinated people to enter the bloc, according to reports.

WIN flights, office and 6 months accommodation in the Canary Islands #RemoteWorkerWanted
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WIN flights, office and 6 months accommodation in the Canary Islands #RemoteWorkerWanted

Published on May 18, 2021

The Canary Islands Tourism Board has just launched a contest dedicated to remote workers, where you could win 6 months of paid accommodation, office in a co-working space and a return flight to the archipelago.

30.8% of Canary Islands population has received at least one vaccine dose
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30.8% of Canary Islands population has received at least one vaccine dose

Published on May 18, 2021

30.8% of the target population in the Canary Islands has already received at least one dose of vaccine against Covid-19.

Vote online to help choose the theme for the 2022 Carnival in Tenerife
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Vote online to help choose the theme for the 2022 Carnival in Tenerife

Published on May 17, 2021

If you want to get involved with choosing the theme for the 2022 edition of Tenerife Carnival 2022 you can vote for one of the proposed themes: New York, Science Fiction, or Television.

Gáldar in Bloom - Visit this town in Gran Canaria to see a lovely display of flowers in the old town
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Gáldar in Bloom - Visit this town in Gran Canaria to see a lovely display of flowers in the old town

Published on May 17, 2021

Wondering what to do in Gran Canaria in May? If you're looking for a new and interesting place to visit in Gran Canaria, why not plan a day trip to Gáldar, a town located in the north of the island, which organizes an exhibition called "Gáldar in Bloom" ("Gáldar en Flor") from May 13 until June 2?

Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark removed the Canary Islands from their quarantine list
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Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark removed the Canary Islands from their quarantine list

Published on May 15, 2021

Good news for the tourism sector in the Canary Islands, after it was announced that Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark will no longer require their citizens and residents to quarantine upon return home from holiday from the Canaries. The islands also hope that maybe from next week the archipelago will also be included on UK's green list as well.

13.78% of the population in the Canary Islands is fully vaccinated
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13.78% of the population in the Canary Islands is fully vaccinated

Published on May 14, 2021

In the Canary Islands, the immunization of 257,792 people has been achieved, who have already received the complete vaccination scheme, representing 13.78% of the target population.

Canary Islands Government invests 2.3 million euros in Timanfaya National Park (Lanzarote)
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Canary Islands Government invests 2.3 million euros in Timanfaya National Park (Lanzarote)

Published on May 03, 2021

The Minister of Ecological Transition, Fight against Climate Change and Territorial Planning of the Government of the Canary Islands, José Antonio Valbuena, has visited the facilities of the Timanfaya National Park together with its director, Pascual Gil, and the president of the Cabildo of Lanzarote, María Dolores Corujo, with the aim of seeing its current status and reviewing the main actions planned for this year, which will amount to 2,253,919.41 euros.

Gran Canaria goes down to Alert Level 2 and Fuerteventura to Level 1
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Gran Canaria goes down to Alert Level 2 and Fuerteventura to Level 1

Published on April 29, 2021

The Governing Council has decided that both Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria will go down one level, while Tenerife will remain on Alert Level 3 at least until next Tuesday, May 4, when the Ministry of Health will review its figures again, to check if it is already possible to switch to level to 2.

Floworking - a new project to attract digital nomads to La Oliva, Fuerteventura
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Floworking - a new project to attract digital nomads to La Oliva, Fuerteventura

Published on April 29, 2021

The City Council of La Oliva has presented an ambitious project called "Floworking", through which it plans to promote the municipality as an ideal place for remote workers.

Loro Parque and Poema del Mar announced their reopening
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Loro Parque and Poema del Mar announced their reopening

Published on April 23, 2021

After a year of being closed due to the lockdown and the ongoing pandemic, both Loro Parque (Tenerife) and Poema del Mar (Gran Canaria) have announced the date of their reopening.

Almost 20% of population in the Canary Islands is vaccinated with at least one vaccine dose against COVID-19
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Almost 20% of population in the Canary Islands is vaccinated with at least one vaccine dose against COVID-19

Published on April 20, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that 19.39% of the target population has received at least one dose of one of the three vaccines against COVID-19 authorized by the European Medicines Agency.

The four wind turbines from Arrecife Wind Farm begin to produce energy in Lanzarote
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The four wind turbines from Arrecife Wind Farm begin to produce energy in Lanzarote

Published on April 15, 2021

The Cabildo de Lanzarote has launched the four wind turbines that make up the Arrecife Wind Farm, powered by the Consortium Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote. With a hub height of 85 meters and a rotor diameter of 71 meters, up to a height of 120 meters with the blades, these new mills will have the capacity to produce about 27,150-megawatt hours per year and the estimated operation will be 2,951 annual equivalent hours.

8,000 laurel trees to be planted in Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires
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8,000 laurel trees to be planted in Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires

Published on April 15, 2021

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria will allocate more than 400,000 euros to plant 8,000 laurel trees and thermophilic forest in the eight largest farms that it owns in the northern midlands of Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires and to promote biodiversity.

Covid-19 vaccination update: 422,218 doses administered in the Canary Islands
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Covid-19 vaccination update: 422,218 doses administered in the Canary Islands

Published on April 15, 2021

The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that the immunization of 118,683 people who have already received the two doses of the vaccine had been achieved, which represents 6.34% of the target population.

The Canary Islands administered 367,425 doses of COVID-19 vaccine
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The Canary Islands administered 367,425 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Published on April 09, 2021

Until yesterday, the immunization of 116,025 people who have already received both doses of the vaccine had been achieved, which represents 6.2% of the target population in the Canary Islands.

The Canary Islands will NOT enforce the use of masks on the beach
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The Canary Islands will NOT enforce the use of masks on the beach

Published on March 31, 2021

The Canary Islands, just like the Balearic Islands, will not enforce the new mask rules announced in Spain, which would require people to wear masks even when sunbathing on the beach or by the pool.

Over 100,000 people are now fully vaccinated in the Canary Islands
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Over 100,000 people are now fully vaccinated in the Canary Islands

Published on March 31, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that 290,165 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the archipelago up to now.

New mask rules in Spain: Masks will be mandatory even on the beach at all times
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New mask rules in Spain: Masks will be mandatory even on the beach at all times

Published on March 30, 2021

A new rule that comes into force tomorrow, March 31st, in all of Spain, makes face masks compulsory for people over the age of six years old at all times, even at the beach or by the pool, no matter if there is a safe distance between people.

Canary Islands resume AstraZeneca vaccinations
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Canary Islands resume AstraZeneca vaccinations

Published on March 24, 2021

The vaccination continues in the Canary Islands, prioritizing vulnerable people and people over 80 years of age, along with the group between 60 and 65 years of age and that of the essential workers, while also guaranteeing the administration of second doses. The group of large household dependents is already vaccinated at 87.9% with one dose and 52% with two doses.

Conditions for travel between the Canary Islands during the Easter period
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Conditions for travel between the Canary Islands during the Easter period

Published on March 24, 2021

The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that there will be limited inter-island mobility during the Easter period and the new rules will be in effect from 00:00 hours on March 26 until midnight on April 9.

Canary Islands managed to administer 222,235 Covid-19 vaccine doses to date
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Canary Islands managed to administer 222,235 Covid-19 vaccine doses to date

Published on March 19, 2021

The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that 75,667 people in the archipelago have received a full two-dose vaccination, representing 5.6% of the target population.

Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Alert Level 3
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Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Alert Level 3

Published on March 18, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria will go up to Alert Level 3 (they were all at Alert Level 2).

Hike the famous Masca Canyon in Tenerife, Canary Islands
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Hike the famous Masca Canyon in Tenerife, Canary Islands

Published on March 17, 2021

After years of being closed, while works have been underway to prepare for the reopening of the trail, the Masca Canyon will reopen on March 27th, 2021.

EU unveils the proposal for the Digital Green Certificate
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EU unveils the proposal for the Digital Green Certificate

Published on March 17, 2021

Today, the European Commission has unveiled its proposal for the creation of a green electronic certificate to facilitate safe free movement within the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Canary Islands administer over 7,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine in a day for the first time
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The Canary Islands administer over 7,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine in a day for the first time

Published on March 12, 2021

Until Wednesday, March 10th, the vaccination teams in the Canary Islands had managed to immunize 59,418 people in the archipelago, which have already received both doses of the vaccine.

Ryanair launches the Covid-19 Certificate Wallet in their App
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Ryanair launches the Covid-19 Certificate Wallet in their App

Published on March 11, 2021

Ryanair has just announced the new Covid-19 Document Holder system (or “Travel Wallet”), available only on its mobile app. In this way, people who travel with Ryanair will be able to upload their negative PCR tests, their vaccination certificates and other documents related to the coronavirus that may be essential to travel through the EU countries this summer.

Jet2 plans to carry 1.6 million British tourists to the Canary Islands from May
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Jet2 plans to carry 1.6 million British tourists to the Canary Islands from May

Published on March 05, 2021

In a meeting held with the president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, and the counselor Yaiza Castilla, the CEO of the group Jet2, Steve Heapy, announced a plan to carry 1,650,000 visitors to the Canary Islands from May next to March 2022, with a growth of 47%.

EU looking to establish a strategy for safe, clean and sustainable tourism
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EU looking to establish a strategy for safe, clean and sustainable tourism

Published on February 26, 2021

EU criteria for safe and clean tourism, including a common vaccination certificate, should be a part of a new EU strategy on sustainable tourism, said members of the European Parliament.

Entry restrictions to Spain prolonged until March 16 for visitors from the UK, Brazil and South Africa
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Entry restrictions to Spain prolonged until March 16 for visitors from the UK, Brazil and South Africa

Published on February 25, 2021

The Government of Spain has agreed in the Council of Ministers to extend the restrictions on entry into Spain by air and sea from the United Kingdom and by air from Brazil and South Africa.

The Canary Islands want to become "the office with the best climate in the world"
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The Canary Islands want to become "the office with the best climate in the world"

Published on February 22, 2021

Turismo de Canarias has announced a strategy according to which they plan to promote the islands as 'the office with the best climate in the world'. These will be developed throughout this year to attract remote workers from around the world they will have a budget of 500,000 euros to promote the destinations in this sense.

Tenerife and Gran Canaria both move to Alert Level 2
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Tenerife and Gran Canaria both move to Alert Level 2

Published on February 21, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has lowered the Alert level from 3 to 2 in Gran Canaria and it has increased it from 1 to 2 in Tenerife.

Cueva del Viento reopens in Tenerife on February 20th
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Cueva del Viento reopens in Tenerife on February 20th

Published on February 15, 2021

The Cabildo de Tenerife announced the reopening of the Cueva del Viento starting from February 20th, with visits adapted to the Covid protocol.

Two New Luxury Residential Developments in Los Gigantes, Tenerife
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Two New Luxury Residential Developments in Los Gigantes, Tenerife

Published on February 12, 2021

According to an announcement posted by the Ayuntamiento Santiago del Teide, Los Gigantes will have two new sets of luxury apartments in the nearby future. Despite the current circumstances, the company "Sieper Von Behr" fully has faith in Santiago del Teide as a tourist destination in Tenerife, hence its firm commitment to quality and tourism development in the municipality.

Michelin Star Restaurants in Gran Canaria and Tenerife in 2021
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Michelin Star Restaurants in Gran Canaria and Tenerife in 2021

Published on February 11, 2021

If you're looking for some of the best restaurants in the Canary Islands for a fine-dining experience, take a look at the list of restaurants with Michelin Stars in 2021.

Most popular tourist destinations in the world for 2021, according to Tripadvisor
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Most popular tourist destinations in the world for 2021, according to Tripadvisor

Published on February 01, 2021

Every year, Tripadvisor publishes its list of the world's most popular tourist destinations, taking into account the reviews and impressions according to their users.

Lanzarote & La Graciosa move to Alert Level 4
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Lanzarote & La Graciosa move to Alert Level 4

Published on January 21, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced that Lanzarote and La Graciosa will move up to Alert Level 4 from the Level 3 they're currently at, due to the continued growth in the number of cases, in the hopes that they will be able to bend the contagion curve. These measures also apply to La Graciosa, which has a similar epidemiological situation to Lanzarote. On the other hand, El Hierro goes from level 1 to level 2 starting from 00:00 this Friday, tomorrow.

Gran Canaria moves up to Alert Level 3 and Tenerife goes down to Level 2
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Gran Canaria moves up to Alert Level 3 and Tenerife goes down to Level 2

Published on January 17, 2021

Due to the growing infection rate in Gran Canaria, it has been decided that the island will go up to Alert Level 3, while Tenerife has improved its numbers, so it goes down to Alert Level 2. The level changes will come into effect on Monday, January 18.

Lanzarote goes to Alert Level 3 and Fuerteventura to Level 2
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Lanzarote goes to Alert Level 3 and Fuerteventura to Level 2

Published on January 15, 2021

The Governing Council agreed to modify the alert levels established on the islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Gomera to face the COVID-19 pandemic and it also decided to maintain the current alert level in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Palma and El Hierro. However, it was decided that next Saturday the evolution of the epidemiological indicators of Tenerife and Gran Canaria will be studied again, in order to analyze the effectiveness of the measures implemented so far and verify whether a change in level would be justified.

Spain extends the restrictions on UK flights until February 2nd
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Spain extends the restrictions on UK flights until February 2nd

Published on January 12, 2021

The Council of Ministers approved today the extension of the restrictions imposed on flights with the UK with another 14 additional days, limiting not only direct flights but also passenger ships between the United Kingdom and Spain. Therefore, said restriction will be in effect until next February 2 at 6:00 p.m.

New Alert Levels in the Canary Islands: Tenerife is the only island on Level 3
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New Alert Levels in the Canary Islands: Tenerife is the only island on Level 3

Published on January 08, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced new levels or alert for the archipelago, which will come into force from midnight on the 11th of January (Monday) and will remain in place until January 24 (Sunday included), although they will be reviewed next week.

Covid-19 measures for New Year's Eve in the Canary Islands
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Covid-19 measures for New Year's Eve in the Canary Islands

Published on December 30, 2020

On the islands of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, El Hierro (green traffic light) and La Gomera (yellow traffic light), meetings may not exceed ten people, except cohabitants, and circulation is limited between 01:30 to 06:00 am on January 1. In Tenerife (red traffic light) the meetings may not exceed 6 people, except cohabitants, and the movement of people is limited between 01:00 and 06:00 am.

Only Spanish citizens and residents allowed in Spain from the UK from 6 PM today
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Only Spanish citizens and residents allowed in Spain from the UK from 6 PM today

Published on December 22, 2020

The Government of Spain announced today that the restriction for flights and ships from the United Kingdom will come into effect this Tuesday, December 22nd, at 6:00 p.m. and it will last for the next 14 days, although the entry of citizens or residents in Spain or Andorra will be allowed.

Spain suspends flights from the UK
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Spain suspends flights from the UK

Published on December 21, 2020

The Government of Spain has decided, together with Portugal, to suspend incoming flights from the UK starting from tomorrow, except for Spanish citizens or residents, as it was announced by the Secretary of State for Communication on Monday.

Loro Parque celebrated its 48th anniversary in 2020
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Loro Parque celebrated its 48th anniversary in 2020

Published on December 20, 2020

Despite having to close its doors for the first time in its history, which was nine months ago, the Park is celebrating its 48th anniversary after a year of important achievements and challenges.

Visitors to the Canary Islands: Book a PCR, TMA or LAMP test (not antigen)
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Visitors to the Canary Islands: Book a PCR, TMA or LAMP test (not antigen)

Published on December 18, 2020

The central government in Madrid has overturned the Canary Islands decree that was passed to validate antigen tests in the case of international tourists coming to the archipelago.

New restrictions in Tenerife. Government limits entries to Tenerife for 15 days
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New restrictions in Tenerife. Government limits entries to Tenerife for 15 days

Published on December 16, 2020

The President of the Canary Islands announced new restrictive measures for the island of Tenerife that will come into effect from Friday and will be in force for 15 days.

Canary Islands removed from UK Travel Corridor list
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Canary Islands removed from UK Travel Corridor list

Published on December 10, 2020

UK's Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, has just announced that the Canary Islands have been removed from UK's corridor list.

Spain changes Coronavirus test requirements: PCR and TMA tests accepted, children under 6 are exempt
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Spain changes Coronavirus test requirements: PCR and TMA tests accepted, children under 6 are exempt

Published on December 10, 2020

According to an announcement made last night by the central Ministry of Health, Spain will allow travelers from risk areas to arrive with a negative diagnosis of COVID using a Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA) test. The document certifying the negative result of the diagnostic test for active infection may be written, in addition to Spanish and English, in French and German.

Canary Islands approved antigen tests for international tourists
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Canary Islands approved antigen tests for international tourists

Published on December 09, 2020

UPDATE - 17 December 2020 Madrid overturned Canary Islands Decree. Book a PCR or TMA test, not antigen The Government of the Canary Islands has just announced that they will allow antigen tests for international visitors coming to the archipelago starting tomorrow, December 10th.

Christmas and New Year's rules in the Canary Islands
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Christmas and New Year's rules in the Canary Islands

Published on December 04, 2020

The government of the Canary Islands has established a set of specific measures for the celebration of the upcoming Christmas holidays, which aims to contain the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the COVID-19 disease.

Canaries prepare a new decree to accept antigen tests but no set date yet
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Canaries prepare a new decree to accept antigen tests but no set date yet

Published on December 04, 2020

There has been much talk about testing and what types of tests are needed for entry to the Canary Islands. The Canaries have struggled to get approval from the central government of Spain to make antigen tests accepted as a valid diagnostic test, in the case of foreign visitors coming from high-risk countries.

Canaries hope to get antigen tests approved by December 1st
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Canaries hope to get antigen tests approved by December 1st

Published on November 23, 2020

The President of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, and Minister Yaiza Castilla have met with the representatives of Jet2, the main British tourist group, in order to coordinate strategies for the restart of tourism in the near future.

EU Commission recommends the use of Covid-19 antigen tests
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EU Commission recommends the use of Covid-19 antigen tests

Published on November 20, 2020

In a recent statement by President von der Leyen, rapid Covid-19 antigen tests were recommended to be used as an alternative to PCR tests, where you need faster results and also constant monitoring. Also, there is talk of developing a unified digital passenger locator form, to be used by countries that sign up for the program.

Canary Islands remain the main destination for TUI holidays this winter
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Canary Islands remain the main destination for TUI holidays this winter

Published on November 16, 2020

The president of the Canary Islands and the Minister of Tourism, Yaiza Castilla, have held a meeting today with the CEO of TUI, who confirmed the fact that the demand for holidays in the archipelago is still strong on the German market.

New restrictions in Tenerife for the next 14 days
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New restrictions in Tenerife for the next 14 days

Published on November 13, 2020

The President of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, announced that new restrictions will be imposed on the island of Tenerife for at least the next 14 days, reducing capacity in bars and restaurants and limiting their opening hours.

Spain will require negative Covid test from visitors from high risk countries
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Spain will require negative Covid test from visitors from high risk countries

Published on November 11, 2020

Spain will require international travelers from high-risk countries to show a certificate for a negative PCR, done in the last 72 hours before arriving in the country. This new requirement will go into effect on November 23.

Canary Islands Tourism launches a campaign about the mandatory tests for visitors
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Canary Islands Tourism launches a campaign about the mandatory tests for visitors

Published on November 03, 2020

The rule establishes that as of November 14, all visitors staying in tourist accommodations in the Canary Islands will have to present a certificate with a negative diagnostic test for COVID-19.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Negative Test Required for Tourists in the Canary Islands
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IT'S OFFICIAL: Negative Test Required for Tourists in the Canary Islands

Published on October 31, 2020

The Council approved a decree-law aimed at facing the effects of the health and economic crisis caused by the pandemic and making the Canary Islands the first community in Spain that required a negative test from tourists.

Covid safety protocol: Canary Islands will require negative test from tourists
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Covid safety protocol: Canary Islands will require negative test from tourists

Published on October 27, 2020

The Government of the Canary Islands has announced their new proposal that will make possible the control of tourists who arrive in the archipelago, including both foreign or national visitors.

Canary Islands Tourism offers financial incentives to recover air connectivity
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Canary Islands Tourism offers financial incentives to recover air connectivity

Published on October 26, 2020

Yaiza Castilla assures that this initiative will be available only on a limited time frame, with the purpose to help airlines the flight schedule they had with the islands before the Covid crisis.

New State of Alarm declared in Spain. What you need to know as a visitor
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New State of Alarm declared in Spain. What you need to know as a visitor

Published on October 25, 2020

The Government of Spain has just announced a new State of Alarm for the entire country. This duration of the State of Alarm could be prolonged for 6 months, meaning until May 9th, 2021, if the Congress votes to approve the extension in the following days.

Mogán inaugurates the first area for camper vans and motorhomes in the municipality
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Mogán inaugurates the first area for camper vans and motorhomes in the municipality

Published on October 25, 2020

The municipality of Mogán, in the south of Gran Canaria, has inaugurated the first municipal area for parking and overnight stays for motorhomes and camper vans in the municipality. This area is now the first place of this kind that is managed by a local Administration in the Canary Islands.

Canary Islands Government discards the idea of doing tests in hotels
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Canary Islands Government discards the idea of doing tests in hotels

Published on October 24, 2020

The Government of the Canary Islands seems to have reconsidered an initial proposal according to which hotels across the archipelago would have to be responsible for carrying out the testing of tourists.

Canary Islands added to UK's safe travel list (no more quarantine)
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Canary Islands added to UK's safe travel list (no more quarantine)

Published on October 22, 2020

UK's Secretary of State for Transport has just announced that the Canary Islands will be removed from UK's quarantine list, in an update about travel corridors.

Germany lifts restrictions on travel to the Canary Islands from October 24
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Germany lifts restrictions on travel to the Canary Islands from October 24

Published on October 22, 2020

The President of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has just announced this morning that Germany will lift the restriction on travel to the Canary Islands starting from this Saturday, October 24.

Largest Scandinavian tour operator restarts Canary Islands holidays on October 24
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Largest Scandinavian tour operator restarts Canary Islands holidays on October 24

Published on October 20, 2020

Yaiza Castilla, the Tourism Minister in the Canary Islands, held an online meeting with the CEO of Nordic Leisure Travel Group, Magnus Wikner, in order to establish the recovery of tourism towards the Canary Islands in safe conditions.

The 2021 Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is cancelled
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The 2021 Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is cancelled

Published on October 14, 2020

The world of Carnival will have to wait until 2022 for the celebration of another edition in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The Carnival department works on a series of acts that, throughout 2021, will keep the essence of the party alive.

Canary Islands and TUI announce safe corridors from Germany and selective testing of tourists
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Canary Islands and TUI announce safe corridors from Germany and selective testing of tourists

Published on September 30, 2020

TUI, the largest tour operator in the world, confirms to Ángel Víctor Torres and Yaiza Castilla its confidence in the Canary Islands, as it plans to resume its operations from Germany this Saturday.

Covid-19 Red Light for Tenerife, La Gomera, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria
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Covid-19 Red Light for Tenerife, La Gomera, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria

Published on September 26, 2020

The Ministry of Health from the Government of the Canary Islands notified 289 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, with which the accumulated figure adds up to 12,778 cases and 6,754 active.