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Travel/Tourism news & information for Canary Islands

'Smelly plane passenger' was gravely-ill Russian musician
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jun 26, 2018

'Smelly plane passenger' was gravely-ill Russian...

A RUSSIAN musician thrown off a plane to Gran Canaria because he stank has died in a Portuguese hospital, according to the media in his home country. Andrey Suchilin suffered a serious, rare and life-threatening...

'Racist' passenger, 70, removed from aircraft by police
Travel/Tourism Sat, Mar 17, 2018

'Racist' passenger, 70, removed from aircraft by...

A PENSIONER has been removed from an aircraft for 'persistent racist comments' directed at a flight attendant, according to the Guardia Civil. The Binter flight from Palma de Mallorca to Tenerife North had not...

British holidaymakers arrested for homophobic taunts
Travel/Tourism Wed, Feb 21, 2018

British holidaymakers arrested for homophobic taunts

THREE British tourists have been arrested in Gran Canaria for constantly insulting a gay couple on their flight from East Midlands airport. The accused holidaymakers, aged between 25 and 28, made homophobic comments...

Tenerife South airport 'urgently' needs new terminal
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Tenerife South airport 'urgently' needs new terminal

TENERIFE South airport needs a new terminal this year if it is going to be able to cope with any increase in holidaymaker numbers, the Canary Island regional government says. Its infrastructure and transport deputy...

Passenger ferry heading for Tenerife crashes in Gran Canaria port leaving 13 injured
Travel/Tourism Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Passenger ferry heading for Tenerife crashes in Gran...

A FERRY carrying 140 passengers from Gran Canaria to Tenerife crashed into the pier in Las Palmas port last night (Friday) due to a 'technical fault'. The crash happened just after the ship, the , had set sail...

Cable car opens again in Teide National Park after 238 tourists became trapped overnight
Travel/Tourism Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Cable car opens again in Teide National Park after 238...

TEIDE National Park's cable car was back in use again this weekend for the first time since over 200 tourists became trapped due to a mechanical fault. The safety brake became blocked whilst a group of holidaymakers...

8 Top tips to spot a fraudulent holiday rental website
Travel/Tourism Thu, Mar 2, 2017

8 Top tips to spot a fraudulent holiday rental website

Last year, , with the (+13.2% compared to 2015). This is great news for the Canarian tourist industry and has helped with generating more than €1.3 million in revenue. But, the downside of the popularity of the Canary...

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