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New survey gives Canary hospitals high scores for patient satisfaction

People may moan about the hospitals in Spain as much as they do in the UK but according to a new survey, the health service in the Canaries isn’t faring too badly. The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands says that, according to the results of the Hospital Discharge Satisfaction Survey, users admitted during 2018 ...Full Article

Another spectator dies in bull run

Animal campaigners are once again calling for a ban on bull-runs and bull-fighting after yet another spectator was gored to death in a Spanish town. This time, the victim ...Full Article

Council pledges to get cliff path reopened

La Laguna council is supporting a claim by residents to reopen the Bajamar pass at the Neptune Hotel. The Mayor, Luis Yeray Gutiérrez and urban planning councillor, Santiago Pérez ...Full Article

Chambermaids walk out for two days in “successful strike”

Tourists in Ibiza were lobbied by hotel chambermaids as part of a two-day strike over pay and conditions, including a call for blood pressure and heart rate checks and ...Full Article

Defiant Benidorm warns Valencia against tourist tax

Benidorm is fighting controversial plans to introduce a tourist tax, saying it will make the resort unpopular and force holidaymakers elsewhere such as Tunisia, Turkey and Egypt. City leaders ...Full Article

Lanzarote to tackle island’s “chronic mobility problems”

The Canary Islands Government and the Cabildo will create a joint commission to solve the mobility and road problems of Lanzarote. The Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Housing ...Full Article

Raid on clandestine poker club prompts police warning

Police have issued a warning about illegal gambling after dismantling a clandestine club in which illegal poker tournaments were held in the Madrid town of San Sebastián de los ...Full Article

Cabildo to get rid of “cemetery of tyres” after 15 years

Tenerife Cabildo has declared war on a “cemetery of tyres” blotting the landscape. As part of its bid for sustainability and the fight against climate change, the authority says ...Full Article

Tenerife needs to concentrate on quality rather than quantity

More than 400 people, including authorities, businessmen and wo-men, managers and experts from the tourism field around the world will gather from November 13 to 17 in Tenerife to ...Full Article

Spain still happy with tourism fortunes despite some dips

Spain received close on 48.1 million inbound tourists in the first seven months of the year, a 1.9% rise on the same period of 2018, while spending increased by ...Full Article
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