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Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 16, 2017

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Fibre Optic In Tias

In the first phase of deployment of fibre optic cables in Tias, around 11,500 homes in the municipality will have access to high speed internet. Work will start on installing the new cables in June, and Telefonica will be investing around €1.5 Million. The service will give download speeds of around 300MBPS. read more »

Amura - The Perfect Wedding Venue In Lanzarote

We’ve attended several weddings at Amura in Puerto Calero, and it’s just the most wonderful setting for couples to tie the knot! Weddings can be conducted on the private balcony upstairs, and then everyone can enjoy a fabulous meal at one of Lanzarote’s most respected culinary hotspots.

Amura April

Last year Amura celebrated more than 60 weddings, mainly from British and Irish families. The most popular months were April to October, although as a year round destination, they can be held at any time of year. Couples tend to book between a year and 18 months in advance. read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 15, 2017

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5 a Side Football Players Wanted

Dennis has contacted us about the 5 a side football matches he is organising in Playa Blanca. He’s looking for people in their 40’s or older to join in for a weekly kick around every Friday at 4PM at the pitch in Playa Blanca town centre. Get in touch with him via harpernn@hotmail.com read more »

Hypnotherapist Stuart Downing In Lanzarote

We’ve heard from Stuart that he is back on the island for a few weeks, and is available for consultations while he is here.

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For those who don’t know, he offers hypnotherapy for a range of issues, including: read more »

  • Alcoholism
  • Addiction to cigarettes and other drugs
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Weight loss

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 13, 2017

Cactus

Cactus Gardens Win Prestigious Award

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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.

Wayne told us: 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 »


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