Archive for: March, 2011

Los Cristianos hosts its Carnaval

One of the Islands best attended events will take place this Friday, March 25th, when the Queen of the Carnival will be elected in the fairground area right outside the Valdes Centre. As well as a fabulous show of lovely young ladies in extraordinary costumes, the gala night will also include various performances by carnival […]

Tenerife�s tram gets accessibility award

This sought-after award confirms the universal accessibility of their passenger services on the tram, as well as at the customer information services and at ticket sales offices. With this distinction the Tenerife tram becomes the first passenger transport system in the whole of Spain, and this includes any means of transport, which has received the […]

Open top sight-seeing a big hit

While most of the trip was a simple matter of driving and stopping, there are one or two alterations that will have to be made. Double parking along the route proved something of a problem and operators say this will be addressed. Those passengers that chose to sit upstairs and enjoy the trip from the […]

Santiago del Teide attends ExpoComarca 2011

The exhibition gives Town Councils a chance to showcase their Municipalities and this year Santiago del Teide has taken a stand, where it will be highlighting the many tourist based attractions that it has to offer, from good food, fun on the coast and the natural beauty that attracts hikers to the area from all […]

Residents hire private security

Both El Medano and Costa del Silencio on the south’s tourist based coast have been plagued by burglaries and muggings and blame it largely on the lack of adequate street lighting and infrequent police patrols. Several streets are so dark that criminals are virtually invited to ply their trade with impunity. Despite promises from local […]

MX Elite Championships are here at last

This year offers a little more too, as the Spanish MX2 Championships will also be held in San Miguel, at the track on the link road between the TF-1 and San Miguel, just past the Aldea Blanca turn-off as you head up the road. You can’t miss it. Mounting the championships is no small undertaking […]

Jumped or pushed?

Already a boat carrying some 47 young male passengers on board, with two who claim to be underage, was towed into port in Arrecife, Lanzarote, after the boat was sighted approximately 50 miles off the east of the island, having spent three days adrift. The Coastguard was sent on the rescue mission following a report […]

Little Phebe steps into Jacko�s dancing shoes

“Nanna, will you tell him I love him so much,” she told the sprightly, 69-year-old Sylvia Sant, to much laughter from the family. But seven-year-old Phebe will get a lot closer to the late, great superstar much sooner than her grandma because she will be impersonating Jackson on stage as a junior version of him next […]

Cautious motorists pay heed to new speed limit

According to an official report from the traffic department, the radars – both fixed and mobile – have recorded a reduction in the number of offenders by 62%, compared with the previous three weeks.But Pere Navarro, Director General of the traffic department, stressed that no conclusions could yet be drawn, although, he said, it seemed […]

News in Brief

Things are looking up at the airportBetter times seem to be upon us as figures from the Reina Sofia Airport in the south of Tenerife confirm that January and February have seen a healthy eight per cent increase in the number of visitors passing through its doors. The announcement came from the airport’s director, �scar […]

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