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Big Growth In New Car Sales In The Canaries

New car sales are dramatically up in the islands this year to date, with a growth of 43% from 16,589 units in 2013 to 23,729 so far this year.

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The split of types is:  read more »

  • 30.3% Petrol
  • 68% Diesel
  • 1.7% Hybrid or electric

easyJet double their operation in Lanzarote for this winter season

easyJet have duplicated their operation in Lanzarote for this coming winter 2014-15 with the addition of two routes to Hamburg in Germany and Basel in Switzerland. The airline will maintain their British routes with flights departing for Lanzarote from London Gatwick and Liverpool.

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Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany after Berlin with approximately 1.8 million residents and 5 million in the metropolitan area. The port in Hamburg is also the second largest in Europe and ninth in the world. These socioeconomic indices confirm that this German city is a market with high strategic value. This connection with Fuhlsbüttel airport (HAM) will commence on the 6th November flying twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays. The implementation of this route reinforces the work being undertaken by the team at Lanzarote Tourism to recover the German market, which is a key one for the island.

In mid November easyJet will also inaugurate the route linking Lanzarote to  read more »

Part Time University Degree Level Language Courses in Lanzarote

UNED which is the National University for Distance Education will be starting part time language classes in Lanzarote this autumn.

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The aim of the University Centre for Distance Language Learning (CUID) is to teach university degree level Spanish through associated centres as well as other foreign languages.

During the academic year 2014/15, the CUID – UNED will be taught in Lanzarote as a part time course. Students enrolled on these language courses will have a combination of media for studying which includes class tutorials, print and multimedia materials that have been specially designed for long distance students, plus UNED online tutorials.

The courses available include:  read more »

Lanzarote - Foreign Visitors Year To Date July 2014

We were studying the latest figures released by The Cabildo for foreign arrivals to the island so far this year, and there are some interesting facts to share.

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Overall, things are looking very good this year to date, and we are certainly on for a record year for tourism on the island. The big three countries remain United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland – those three alone account for almost 80% of our visitors.  read more »

  • The UK now provides more than half of the tourists who come to the island – it’s the key market for Lanzarote

English Cinema in Lanzarote 1st & 4th September 2014

There are two movies in English shown in Lanzarote on the first week of September, Monday the 1st and Thursday the 4th of September, one new & the other... not:

VO 1 y 4 septiembre

Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:

Newly introduced at 20:00 What if. Entitled in Spanish something like "Too many friends" or "Spare friends" (Amigos de más). Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry (Zoe Kazan), who lives with her long time boyfriend (Adam Driver). What if... your best friend is also the love of your life? Described as a crowd-pleaser, you will enjoy it as long as you like romantic comedies.

Multicines Deiland in Playa Honda:  read more »

Colours by ElisabethConcept

I had heard of other people having their colours done, if I’m honest I didn’t really know what it meant until recently and I didn’t realise just what an effect it could have.

Elisabeth_Concept_at_Princesa_Yaiza_Hotel_LanzaroteLisa at Elisabeth Concept Lanzarote

ElisabethConcept is based in the reception area of the exclusive Princesa Yaiza Hotel in Playa Blanca, at first glance it looks like a classy dress and accessories shop, if you step inside to meet Lisa you can learn her secrets to looking and feeling good.

I arrived for my Classic Colour Analysis appointment and was seated at an impressive desk with a mirror, situated within a large tented dressing room. Lisa explained that she wouldn’t be talking during the first part of the session whilst she established which colours we would work with and so we began. I’m not comfortable with staring at myself in the mirror, like lots of women, I notice the faults in my face rather than my assets but it was necessary for this exercise, what’s more no make up is allowed and your hair is taken off your face into a hair net.

The process was quite comforting, you are sitting with your eyes closed for the most part, just opening them for a couple of seconds each time a swatch of cloth is placed across your shoulders. During these brief interludes, you get a glimpse of your face from the chin upwards but not what colour cloth has been placed underneath.

There are four  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 28th - 31st August 2014

It’s the big fiesta weekend in Famara with two zones from 22:00 – 04:00 one for traditional verbenas and live groups, the other for the younger generation with DJ’s, big screens & go-go’s, not forgetting the big foam party on Sunday afternoon!

Here’s what’s happening around the island of Lanzarote this weekend.

Famara:

Fiestas Famara ProgrammeFamara 31 AugSalimos por patas 30 AugSunset 29 Aug

Fiestas La Caleta de Famara 2014

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Arrecife:

Gran Hotel August

Venue:  read more »

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