Archive for: March, 2010

Record breaking – Bioclimatic homes

The president of the Tenerife Cabildo, Ricardo Melchior, has officially announced the opening of the 25 homes bioclimatic homes today (Friday) in the town of Granadilla, on the ITER site, renewable energy installation, just of the TF1. "We want architects, students to pass and check that you can live without energy expenditure without reducing the quality […]

Fred Olsen 15,000-seat offer extras for Easter

In fact, it has made available to customers 15,000-seat for Easter and 5,000 extra car spaces to travel on special hours from 26th March to 4th April. The head of Fleet Fred.Olsen Express, Juan Ignacio Liaño, said in a statement that "the pace of reservations is good, and from that experience from other years, we […]

From Russia with�

Head of Tenerife Tourism, Jos� Manuel Bermudez, noted that "99.5 percent of Russian travellers who spend their holidays in the Canary Islands stay in Tenerife.  Turismo de Tenerife attended the tourism fair MITT in Moscow, this week, in the Russian capital. Berm�dez, explained that the island comes to this event "with the aim of increasing […]

Slava�s Snowshow

The ensemble cast of clowns use water, cobwebs, bubbles and dry ice to dazzling effect; a world of wonder in which a bed becomes a boat, a web of cotton envelops the audience and one tiny piece of paper begins a blinding, heart-stopping snowstorm that engulfs an awestruck audience in a blizzard of sparkling snowflakes.Starting […]

Santa Cruz � Wedding Fayre

The Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, Efra�n Medina, emphasised that the aim of this exhibition is that visitors "go away with the desire to marry."     Participating companies will display their products in 145 stalls, which offer everything from honeymoons, catering, car rentals, decoration and furniture to hair salons and wedding gowns. […]

EC �rules out� further banana aid

The European Commission has reportedly ruled out providing any extra financial aid for outlying regions of the EU, including the Canary Islands and Madeira, to compensate for the lowering of Europe’s banana tariff regime, claiming that they already receive “sufficient” support.     A spokesman for the EC told Spanish news agency EFE that banana […]

Spanish head for UK to learn English

And most them went to the UK, Ireland, the US or Canada to practise their English.       England, Scotland and Wales remain the most popular countries, attracting over a third of people going abroad to learn a language, followed by Ireland, which represented over a quarter of the total.       The […]

Asian sales soaring for Zara company

In the three months to December, Europe’s biggest clothing retailer – which owns the Zara, Bershka and Massimo Dutti chains – saw profits rise by 73m euros from the same period last year.     And for the full 12-month period, the company’s net profit rose to 1.31billion euros, up six billion from 2008.   […]

Bare-face facts about

The youths, who belong to animal rights group Fundaci�n Equanimal, daubed themselves in fake blood and carried spears.     They labelled “pathetic” the attempts of three of Spain’s autonomous regions to glorify the sport.     The governments of Valencia, Murcia and Madrid recently announced that they would declare bull-fights, bull-runs and other events […]

News in Brief

Madrid to host MTV AwardsTHE 2010 European MTV Awards will be staged at Madrid’s Caja M�gica (Magic Box) sports complex on 7th November. The prestigious prize-giving ceremony will be beamed live into 600 million homes around the world. And the organisers hope to combine it with the tenth anniversary celebrations of MTV Spain. It will be […]

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