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Lanzarote News In Brief, Week 25, 2017

Housing Crisis Being Needs To Be Addressed

The case of “Gabriela” who was evicted from her home in Arrecife and protested outside The Cabildo, has sparked debate about the current shortage of residential housing stock on the island. There are many factors - the increase in tourism, with the subsequent increase in holiday lettings, the lack of a cohesive housing plan since 2012, the lack of new build properties, empty properties on the island, often owned by banks, the way the law favours tenants which discourages some owners from renting longer term and the increase in the island’s population. The bottom line is there is a desperate shortage of affordable rental accommodation, particularly in Playa Blanca and Arrecife, so hopefully this issue will be address shortly.

Average of 55,000 Tourists On The Island On Any Given Day

Recent figures suggest there are an average of 55,000 tourists in Lanzarote on any given day, swelling the island’s resident population by a staggering 37% to over 200,000.  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 24, 2017

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Remodelling Of Avenida Continues

Tias Ayuntamiento has announced plans to continue the remodelling of Puerto del Carmen’s famous “Strip.” Specifically, they will be carrying out works in the section around the San Antonio Hotel, to join up with the main avenida and the section around Playa Los Pocillos, adding a bike lane and with the intention of increasing parking in that area. Mayor Pancho Hernandez is aware that the previous work reduced parking in the avenida by some 300 spaces, so an attempt will be made to increase spaces in the new section, but staying true to the general aim of reducing traffic on the strip.  read more »

Roaming With Your Devices On Holiday In Lanzarote

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As of 15th June 2017, a new EU law has come into effect which gives all EU citizens an entitlement to “Roam like at home.” For most of you who visit Lanzarote, it means you will be able to take advantage of our excellent 4g coverage while on holiday here.

Essentially, the new law means you can enjoy the same benefits, in terms of speed and amount of data, as you do at home, without paying more for the privilege.   read more »

Why You Should Book Your Jet 2 Holidays With Us

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We know many of you use Jet 2 for your Lanzarote (and other!) holidays! But did you know we are agents for Jet 2 and we can arrange your holiday with them too?

They are an award-winning airline that offers holiday and villa packages to destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and European leisure cities.  read more »

Lanzarote Job - Representative

Meeting Point Spain are looking for a Lanzarote based representative. 

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The successful applicant must have a driving licence and have German and at least one other language, but a third would be even better.  read more »

Property Of The Month - 3 Bedroom Villa With Heated Pool In Puerto del Carmen

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This month’s property of the month from Roper Properties is an immaculate 3 bed villa in the popular resort, and has an official tourist licence, so it can be considered as a letting investment, a personal holiday home, or somewhere to live!  read more »

Sports Tourism On The Increase

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Figures out for 2016 show that Sport tourism accounted for 175,000 visitors to the island last year, around 7.5 of the total. The island has for some years had the aim of becoming “The European Sports Destination” and this promotional effort is bearing fruit.  read more »


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