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Archive for: February, 2010

Arona Carnival

Not to be upstaged Wednesday 10th sees the Senior Citizens of the community holding their annual fancy dress ball with a performance by ‘Trio Acorde,’ taking place from 6.30pm all of the activity takes place in the exhibition area at the Vald�s Center.The following day Thursday 11th, at 8.30pm the Youth Carnival Queen candidates hold […]

The President meets with Gordon Brown

Both leaders feel it is necessary to continue working together to improve economic relations between the two countries and help their economies out of recession, as highlighted in a press conference.     They also believe that both the British and Spanish companies must commit more to jobs and provide better training to their employees. […]

Living on a Volcano

What is it like living on a volcano?  Do you know the various hazards associated with volcanic phenomenon?  How can we help reduce volcanic risk?  Are you aware of the many resources and opportunities posed by living in a volcanically active area?  Are we doing a good risk management associated with the volcanic phenomenon and […]

Candelaria goes Jacko crazy

The eagerly-awaited “Murgas” concert, featuring some of the funniest satirical groups, will be staged in the Plaza de la Patrona from 8.30pm.   The Candelaria theme is Michael Jackson, and tomorrow’s major event, the Carnival Gala, is dedicated to Jackson Mania, with no Queen of the Fiestas election.   The Children’s Carnival took place last […]

Tiny increase

Tenerife, for the month of January received a total of 389,714 tourists, which means an increase of 2.36 percent.  According to the vice president of the Cabildo, and, Insular de Turismo Jose Manuel Bermudez, "it is the first positive result since last August and, although it is good news, we take this data with caution.  […]

Spanish workers up in arms

The rallies were the first mass labour protests in the six years since Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero’s Socialist government came to power.     He announced spending cuts of 50billion euros, and a civil service hiring freeze in January, because of the country’s   huge budget deficit, a sluggish economy and high unemployment. […]

Internet more popular than TV

Spain falls into fifth place behind the Danes, at 14.6 hours; the UK, with 14.4 hours a week spent on-line; and the Norwegians and Portuguese at 14.1 hours per week.   The study was carried out to help providers of multimedia technology to market their products.   Around 20 million people in Spain use the […]

Diverse markets

The island has been the only Spanish destination present in Tel Aviv at the IMTM (International Tourism Market Mediterranean)Tel Aviv, held last week; the stand promoted by Turismo de Tenerife, was one of the most visited by travel agents attending the event. Tourism insular Councilor and Head of Tourism of Tenerife, Jose Manuel Bermudez, said […]

News in Brief

A new flight will connect Tenerife with Lithuania  A new flight, operated by the tour operator Star Holidays, will commence this week from Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, with the island of Tenerife.Tourism insular Councilor and Head of Tourism of Tenerife, Jose Manuel Bermudez, believes "we have had very good news that we will consolidate […]

Government aid

The Canarian Government Council approved at its meeting today the decree of aid and urgent and exceptional action to repair damage caused by the storms of wind and rain that struck the archipelago earlier this week. Families who have lost their belongings will receive emergency aid of up to 8,500 euros. The Government shall cover […]

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