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Feb 18

“Happy Streets” initiative will attract more tourists to Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje wants to promote itself as a unique destination offering the potential holidaymaker all sorts of experiences, with special events being top of the list of attractions. Under the brand of “Happy Streets”, the resort is bringing together all the leisure offerings for all types of customer profiles: families, couples, seniors and young people, with specialised products for sports, nature, shopping, gastronomy and culture, all 365 days of the year. A new website has been set up, accessible through ww.costa-adeje.es. “This will allow the re-servation of activities, products and services to configure an “a la cartê” holiday that does not miss anything,” said tourism councillor, Ermitas Moreira.
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Feb 18

Foreigners beat records on buying real estate in Spain

In 2017, foreigners purchased more than 61,000 residential properties in Spain. Thus, 13.6% of the total volume of transactions had to foreign buyers, informs Noticia. The most active housing in Spain is acquired by the British, which account for 15% of the total number of transactions involving foreigners. They are followed by the French (8.6%), the Germans (7.7%), the Belgians (6.4%) and the Swedes (6.38%).
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Feb 18

Gran Canaria explores geothermal potential for clean energy

Gran Canaria is urging both the Canary and Spanish governments to back the island’s quest for clean energy from geothermal sources. The Cabildo has given the go-ahead for further inves-tigations, already started by the island, but says it de-serves greater support. It expects to present the first results of its study in the coming months. “The objective is to detect the points of the island that can offer geothermal of high enthalpy or temperature to develop systems that allow to produce energy from the heat of the earth,” a spokes-man explained.
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Feb 18

More air routes for Tenerife brings optimism for 2018

The International Tourism Fair (Fitur) brought more good news on air connectivity for Tenerife in 2018. Following confirmation of three new direct flights from Tel Aviv, Moscow and Kiev, operated by Smartwings, S7 and Sky-up respectively, other companies have announced increase of frequencies: Vueling from different peninsular airports and Finnair from Helsinki. The president of the Cabildo, Carlos Alonso, said Vueling’s commitment confirms “the good prospects we have for this year in relation to the national market.”
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Feb 18

Arona council urges united approach to port access congestion

Arona council is asking for the help of Tenerife Cabildo and the Canary Government to find a solution to congestion at Los Cristianos port. The authority says a “comprehensive mobility solution” is needed and it should involve all parties. The Mayor, José Julián Mena recently met with the regional deputy Héctor Gómez with the aim of promoting an initiative in Parliament for improvements to the access roads to the dock, the entrances to Los Cristianos from the southern highway and the boarding area.
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