The number 31 bus connecting Costa Teguise with Famara started a new route with stops at various hotels and the Fundación César Manrique on the 1st of October 2014.
The new route has been designed to meet the needs of tourists and residents with pick ups from hotels in Costa Teguise and a stop at the Fundación César Manrique, as well as the Centro de Salud (doctors) and Ayuntamiento (council offices) in the old capital. Costa Teguise has more than 8,000 residents living in the resort now, who need access to the local services situated in the municipal town of La Villa de Teguise.
The new route interconnects with the Intercity Bus Lanzarote service linking Costa Teguise with destinations of Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Máguez, Órzola, Puerto Calero & La Santa, through the lines 1, 3, 7, 9, 25 & 53 respectively, plus the Sunday Market in Teguise.
The number 31 bus service runs Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 07:30 to 19:45 and weekends from 10:00 to 20:15.
Route: Hotel Las Salinas, Lanzarote Gardens, Pueblo Marinero, Playa Bastián, Timanfaya Golf, Avda. del Golf I, Los Aljibes I, Tahiche Alto, Tahiche, Las Cabreras, Nazaret, Ayuntamiento de Teguise, Centro de Salud de Teguise, Convento San Francisco, CSC Caleta de Famara, Caleta de Famara, Soo (Tienda de Muñique, Sociedad de Muñique, Iglesia de Tiagua).
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An English Language Centre in Lanzarote is looking for another TEFL teacher with a relevant degree to join their staff.
Applicants should have knowledge of Cambridge exams, speak Spanish and be comfortable teaching a range of students from small children to adults.
This position is to work approximately read more »
Next week there will be three English movies, including two brand new ones, shown in Lanzarote on Monday the 6th and Thursday the 9th of October:
At Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:
At 20:05 This Is Where I Leave You. When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. This dramatic comedy is based on Jonathan Tropper's novel and starring Jason Bateman and Jane Fonda. read more »
It’s the third night of Arrecife en Vivo with 4 more bands playing live in the streets of the capital, plus a classical concert in the cave, just click through to read the full details we’ve already published.
There’s horse racing at the Complejo near Teguise on Sunday as part of the Fiestas del Aguapata and it’s the annual El Río swim from Lanzarote to La Graciosa on Saturday.
Venue: Pool & Bar, Gran Hotel, Arrecife, Lanzarote
Date: Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th October 2014
Time: 21:00 & 22:00
Details: Bravísmo Latin dance show on Friday and Lágrimas Negras Latin music on Saturday, both free entry.
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Kenneth Gasque, the father of Ironman Lanzarote receives the award Isla de Lanzarote 2014.
This year’s tourism awards were presented at a special ceremony for World Tourism Day celebrated at the Castillo de San José, the winners were selected by a jury formed from members of the Sociedad de Promoción Exterior de Lanzarote (SPEL).
Kenneth Gasque won the highest accolade for his decisive work for raising awareness about sports tourism during the 30 years he has been based on the island, living a dream. Fondly known as the padre del Ironman Lanzarote, Kenneth has also been responsible for adding other International sporting events to the Lanzarote Calendar including the Wine Run and Ocean Lava, he commented during the award that “it’s a dream come true, on an island that transforms dreams into reality”.
After congratulating all of the winners, Kenneth talked about his life on the island since arriving 30 years ago including some of the events he had to overcome to organise the first Ironman Lanzarote in 1992 when there was no email or fax. “Do not give up, keep going, follow your dreams" he explained is his motto for life. The Dane dedicated the award to his family, sports family of La Santa and the fifteen thousand finishers of Ironman. “If this is a dream, please, don’t wake me up” he emotionally concluded.
Other winners of the Distinguidos del Turismo 2014 awards included the read more »
The Red Lion is one of the oldest bars in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote.
The bar is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year and the current owners are retiring after 7 years of running this lovely little bar in the holiday resort of Costa Teguise. The Red Lion is situated in a high footfall area on the main road Avenida Islas Canarias, right in the heart of town, just opposite the main square Pueblo Marinero and Tourist Information Centre.
Popular with residents and tourists, the Red Lion is currently open 7 days a week from 11:00 in the morning. It’s small enough to easily operate as a couple, with occasional help at peak times. The front of the bar is distinctive with a red and white striped canopy and outdoor seating area which benefits from the morning sun. The interior has read more »
The forecast for flight connections to the Canary Islands from October to April amounts to 5.174.145 places, which is over half a million more seats than in the same period last year.
These figures released by Turismo for the islands imply and increase of 11.7% in flight seats available for the foreign market this coming winter season in the Canary Islands, over 542.569 more places than the previous year.
Ricardo Fernández de la Puente Armas, the Deputy Minister of Tourism for the Canary Islands described the figures as “very positive” and said that the “Canarian Government is working intensively to increase the connectivity of the Canary Islands because they know that this is the crucial for success in the tourism sector”.
In respect of the domestic market from the peninsular, there is a total of 1.282.004 places for this winter season, which is an increase of 3.2%, 39,269 more seats than the same period in 2013.
United Kingdom and Germany remain the principal markets for the Canary Islands, with the biggest increase in the number of airline seats available. The UK has an increase of 12.8% from 1,793,217 in 2013/14 to 2,022,661 for this winter. Germany have an increase of 6.6% growing their number of seats from 1.372.913 to 1.463.156 for winter 2014/15.
Other countries such as read more »
The Office for Global Action (OAG) has invited all English speaking people against the Repsol oil drilling campaign to attend a special meeting this Thursday evening.
The campaign against oil in the Canary Islands has reached a critical point in the conflict and requires a very intense plan of actions for activities during October. There will be a massive mobilisation of demonstrations on all islands, in Spain and Europe on Saturday 18th of October.
The meeting has two agenda points:
1. Discussion of read more »