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Paraglider injuries hip

The emergency helicopter had to be called in after a paraglider crash-landed in Lanzarote. The accident happened in the Tinasoria mountain area of Tías and although it was in the day, rescuers could not get to the woman because of the difficult terrain.Full Article

Canaries return to FITUR 2016 with backdrop of domestic market revival

The Canary Islands closed 2015 with a seven per cent increase in the formerly depressed domestic market and is aiming for an even greater boost this year. Tourism chiefs ...Full Article

Construction and tourism pledge new alliance to kickstart economy

The two sectors of tourism and construction are to enter into a new alliance which they feel could be an enormous boost to the Canary economy. They have agreed ...Full Article

Lanzarote’s new Atlantic Museum gets set to sink first sculptures

Lanzarote is about to open its new door to the sea, courtesy of the Atlantic Museum. President of the Cabildo, Pedro San Ginés and tourism minister for the Canary ...Full Article

Tenerife slightly down, La Palma soars as 2015 foreign visitor numbers confirmed

Tourism chiefs in the Canary Islands are delighted to have ended 2015 in record style and are aiming for more of the same. According to data provided by the ...Full Article

University of the Canaries backs new project for young entrepreneurs

The European University of the Canaries is working with young entrepreneurs in Tenerife and Madeira to promote entrepreneurship. The Rector, Cristiana Oliveira met with the presidents of the Young ...Full Article

Improvements pledged for Morro Jable marina

The Canary Ports Authority has agreed to invest 75,000 euros into improving the marina at Morro Jable in the municipality of Pájara in Fuerteventura. This is part of an ...Full Article

Woman, 30, dies at wheel

A 30-year-old woman has died after suffering some sort of black-out or fainting whilst at the wheel of her car in Gran Canaria. The incident happened on a roundabout ...Full Article

Stuttgart target for Canaries

The Canary Islands are intent on attracting more German visitors. During 2015, 2,868,884 holiday-makers from all parts of Germany chose the archipelago and tourism chiefs have been in Stuttgart ...Full Article

Lanzarote pledges better water service after two-day breakdown

Engineers were left with a major headache after a breakdown left around 15,000 residents and tourists in Lanzarote without running drinking water for up to two days. The areas ...Full Article
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