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Archive for: August, 2008

"S� tariff"

Fred. Olsen Express, with the aim of continuing to offer great discounts on its prices between the islands, is extending the " S� tariff" until the end of September. It is a tariff of great interest to all those people who have planned their holidays for September or are about to get away for a […]

Puzzle Solutions – Ed 567

Puzzle Solutions – Ed 567

Answer from Issue 566 (22.08.08) was: 40The Winner of the goodie bag is: Diane HallYou have until the 26th September to pick up and use your prizes from the Canarian Weekly offices in Las Chafiras.

Siam Park�s first inhabitants arrive

SIAM PARK has taken delivery of 160 common carp from Loro Parque, which  will live in the 1,000 cubic metres of water in the Floating Market. The freshwater fish, relatives of the golden carp, were transported in special tanks accompanied  by a biologist, who spent five hours settling them in their new home. He will […]

Mainland tourism struggles

"It’s like trying to compete in the 21st century with a car built in the 1960s," complains a senior manager of a Spanish hotel chain. Resorts in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and in Andalusia in particular were the first to experience mass tourism and are showing their age. For many tourists, the price-to-quality ratio that […]

El Hierro � new additions

The reptile, which was long-believed extinct, has been fighting a losing battle against human encroachment and domestic pets introduced to El Hierro, such as cats. Some lizards found on the island are on robust and can measure 60 centimetres and weigh more than 400 grams. The giant lizards enjoy legal protection and are much larger […]

“S� tariff”

Fred. Olsen Express, with the aim of continuing to offer great discounts on its prices between the islands, is extending the " S� tariff" until the end of September. It is a tariff of great interest to all those people who have planned their holidays for September or are about to get away for a […]

Re-modelling of Veronicas

The road opposite Starco, and the tunnel entrance to Veronicas, which at present is in a deteriorated condition, will also be reformed, with the aim of offering a good image to tourists and residents passing through the area. Angel David Herrera reported that the company awarded the work has already begun. Herrera said the work […]

Spanish summer sales

"The summer sales have gone well, with increases of between 15 and 20 percent, but that hasn’t managed to offset the poor spring-summer season, with falls since March of around 6 to 7 percent," the secretary general of the Spanish Confederation of Trade, Miguel �ngel Fraile said. A warm summer has also kept consumers out […]

Plans for El M�dano and San Isidro

Around two dozen ideas have been received and are being studied said the mayor, Carmen Nieves Gaspar Rivero. Gaspar said that the purpose of this competition is fitting and refurbishment of these public spaces is in order to respond to the current needs of each of these neighborhoods. For his part, councillor, Juan Jose Gonzalez […]

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