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Anti Brexit March In Lanzarote

Reader Wayne Smith has organised an Anti Brexit march in Lanzarote, to coincide with the planned march in London, on Saturday 25th March.

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The event starts at 1100 outside Hotel San Antonio, and will proceed towards Centro Atlantico along The Strip.

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Ocean Sailing: Madeira to the Azores

The Velvet Lady has set sail from Lanzarote and is currently in La Palma before heading to Madeira. They have a last minute opportunity for 2 people to join them for some ocean sailing from Madeira to the Azores.

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It’s 550 nautical miles from Madeira to San Miguel in the Azores, depending upon the wind direction, this crossing could end up charting over 700 nautical miles. read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief, Week 10, 2017

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Tourism Department Seeking to curb “Fake sickness" claims from British tourists

The tourism department met with the hoteliers association ASOLAN and the confederation of employers if Lanzarote this week to discuss the issue to “Fake sickness claims" made by British tourists, which are having an impact on hotel’s costs. It has previously been reported that agents, acting for “No win, no fee" organisations in the UK have targeted tourists to seek compensation after returning from holiday on the island for various sickness bugs. A Tourist Attention Minister will be appointed, supported by Guardia Civil investigators to look at future claims. It’s an issue which affects all of Spain, not just The Canary Islands, and the tourism department are seeking talks with the British government to try to find a solution- read more »

Another Record Year For Lanzarote Tourism

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2016, as expected, proved to be another record year for tourism in Lanzarote. More than 2.9 Million visitors came to the island, just over 10% up on the previous year, and an incredible 37% increase since 2012. Every year since 2012 has shown growth, with the last few years setting all time records.

About 60% of our visitors come here on package holidays, with the balance organising the elements of their holiday themselves. read more »

Sunday Worship Lanzarote Celebrating 10 Years

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The team at Sunday Worship Lanzarote are inviting everyone to join them in celebrating their 10th anniversary.

The church which is registered as an interdenominational church is overseen by Joe Vasquez the Superintendent Pastor. Joe now lives in Fuertaventura and travels on the first Sunday of each month to lead the service and celebrate Holy Communion. read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 10, 2017

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Castillo San José Refurbishment

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Green Mobility Show 30th March 2017

The Lanzarote Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend the Green Mobility Show in Arrecife on the 30th March, where you will be offered the chance to test drive an electric vehicle.

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La Ventanilla Única de Energías Renovables (The One Stop Shop of Renewable Energies) campaign is driven by the Industry Council within the Cabildo de Lanzarote and co-ordinated by the Chamber of Commerce in Lanzarote. The idea behind the campaign is one of a practical nature, with the purpose of allowing residents to see, touch and drive these vehicles that function without combustion or fossil fuels.

Lanzarote is the ideal island for the implementation of electric vehicles that can be run on solar energy, and have an autonomy completely adequate for the island’s distances and orography. read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 9, 2017

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New Investment In Paseo Maritimo

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