The Canary Islands prohibit holiday rentals in tourist areas although councils and municipalities may set exceptions

The owners with more than three houses will be considered as professional activity The Government of the Canary Islands has presented on Monday the draft of the new decree that regulates the vacation rental in the archipelago that prevents its development in residential land in tourist areas, although it admits the possibility that councils and […]

Lanzarote will host the third International Congress of Tourism and Leisure Studies next week

The Hotel Princesa Yaiza, in Lanzarote, will host on May 17 and 18 the third International Congress of Tourism and Leisure Studies (Third International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies), as reported by the organization. In this sense, it is the first time that this international event is held in Spain, of an academic and […]

The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife closes the season 2017/2018 with 670,000 cruise passengers, 41% more

The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has closed the 2017/2018 season with provisional figures of 310 stopovers of cruise ships, 57 more than in the previous season, and 670,000 cruise passengers, 41% more than in the previous period. In addition, 995,000 cruisers and 565 stopovers were registered in all the facilities of the province, […]

A man is arrested for the sale of drugs in a tourist complex in San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)

Agents of the National Police have arrested a man, 29 years of age, with numerous police records, as alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health in a tourist resort of Maspalomas, in San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Gran Canaria). The arrest came after the National Police received several complaints from neighbors for the alleged sale […]

The airports of Gran Canaria and Palma de Mallorca among those that increased their air traffic in Europe the most in March

The airports of Gran Canaria and Palma de Mallorca are among the European aerodromes that increased their daily air traffic the last March, in a month in which the 50 main European airports registered an average daily traffic that touched the 14,000 flights, a 58.5% more than in the same period of the previous year, […]

Tenerife will promote the quality brand ‘Guachinches de Tenerife’ to “save” its identity

The Cabildo de Tenerife will promote the association in the wine sector of the island in order to launch the quality brand ‘Guachinches de Tenerife’ and thus try to “save” their identity. In statements to Europa Press, the Minister of Agriculture, Jesus Morales, has commented that it is a “joint initiative” of the Cabildo and […]

Lopesan sells another hotel in the Canary Islands for 62.8 million to HI Partners

It will continue under its management and will be reformed to operate under its brand ‘Abora by Lopesan Hotels’ Ifa Hotels and Toruistik, whose main shareholder is the Lopesan Group, today closed the sale of the company that owns the IFA InterClub Atlantic hotel, located in Gran Canaria, to HI Partners, worth 62.8 million euros, […]