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Marichal: ‘Those who blame tourism for the problems in the Canary Islands are wrong’
Marichal: ‘Those who blame tourism for the problems in the Canary Islands are wrong’

He said he understands the protests as ‘social anger’ towards a possible loss of quality of life and services but tourism is not the scapegoat!

152 African immigrants in four boats rescued in the last few hours in the Canaries
152 African immigrants in four boats rescued in the last few hours in the Canaries

A boat with 20 dead bodies onboard has been spotted in Brazil after being taken off course trying to get to the Canary Islands…

The Canary Islands remain on pre-alert for high temperatures
The Canary Islands remain on pre-alert for high temperatures

The temperatures are still unusually high for the time of year, but how long will it last?

Canary Islands President confirms that he doesn't rule out a tourist tax
Canary Islands President confirms that he doesn't rule out a tourist tax

Although his Vice President said on Friday that there wouldn’t be one, Clavijo said this is not the case and that he is willing to discuss it…

Government says data shows that the tourism situation is not as bad as people claiming
Government says data shows that the tourism situation is not as bad as people claiming

Ahead of next Sunday’s demonstrations they have released key insights into the island’s tourism sector…

Weather forecast for Saturday: 34 degrees with Calima in the Canary Islands
Weather forecast for Saturday: 34 degrees with Calima in the Canary Islands

Masks are recommended for those with respiratory problems due to the haze still affecting air quality…

Air quality classed as "extremely unfavourable" due to the calima
Air quality classed as "extremely unfavourable" due to the calima

The intense calima continues to cover the Canary Islands reducing visibility and pushing temperatures to above 38 degrees…

Canary Islands government wants more digital nomads despite the "housing crisis"
Canary Islands government wants more digital nomads despite the "housing crisis"

They have announced plans with a budget of 700,000 euros to attract more to the islands, but not everyone wants them!

These are all of the active weather warnings and alerts in the Canary Islands
These are all of the active weather warnings and alerts in the Canary Islands

It’s been confusing with all the various warnings, but some have been lifted this morning. Those still in place are as follows…

Spanish Government advocates limiting tourist accommodation in stressed areas
Spanish Government advocates limiting tourist accommodation in stressed areas

In addition to scrapping Golden Visas the Central Government wants restrictions on holiday lets of residential properties…

VIDEO: Waves batter the coast of the Canaries with 130 people evacuated from their homes
VIDEO: Waves batter the coast of the Canaries with 130 people evacuated from their homes

A mix of 4-metre high waves and strong gusts of wind have caused major problems for people who live on the coast and seafront promenades…

Government activate alert for high temperatures of 35°C across the Canary Islands
Government activate alert for high temperatures of 35°C across the Canary Islands

Only areas protected by the trade winds will not experience this increase in temperatures…

There are more disruptive passenger incidents on flights to Tenerife than anywhere in Spain
There are more disruptive passenger incidents on flights to Tenerife than anywhere in Spain

On average there is an incident officially reported every two days on a flight travelling to the Tenerife South Airport…

The Canaries President calls for tourism industry transformation and wage increase
The Canaries President calls for tourism industry transformation and wage increase

He said that the major players within the industry must face responsibility and share the wealth generated by tourism with everyone…

Temperatures are set to skyrocket this week as forest fire alerts are activated
Temperatures are set to skyrocket this week as forest fire alerts are activated

The entire Canary Islands are on alert for winds of 90 km/h and risk of forest fires with temperatures expected to be 10°C higher than normal…

Pedro Sanchez announces end of 'Golden Visa' program in Spain
Pedro Sanchez announces end of 'Golden Visa' program in Spain

This means that foreigners will no longer be able to get residency through property purchase or investment…

Scattered showers and strong northeast winds in the Canary Islands this Monday
Scattered showers and strong northeast winds in the Canary Islands this Monday

Here is today’s forecast island by island with temperatures of around 24 to 25 degrees in most places…

High winds forecast in the Canary Islands before a possible heatwave
High winds forecast in the Canary Islands before a possible heatwave

The trade winds will affect the eastern islands over the next couple of days but forecasts of 35°C are expected afterwards…

The Ministry of Tourism agrees with charging people to enter protected spaces such as Teide
The Ministry of Tourism agrees with charging people to enter protected spaces such as Teide

They say this will protect the environment and raise important funds without having to implement an Eco-Tax as Timanfaya in Lanzarote has proved…

Five top tips for navigating a Spanish music festival sober
Five top tips for navigating a Spanish music festival sober

You don’t have to drink to have a good time, so here’s the best advice on how to enjoy a festival in Spain or the Canary Islands ‘sin alcohol’…