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Feb 18

Are you an unconventional tourist? New Canary initiative could help

Tourism chiefs in the Canary Islands have launched a new initiative aimed at the “gourmet” traveller who wants to taste something different on their visit to the archipelago. The initiative goes under the title of “The other map” and is described as “a communica-tion platform aimed at a specific segment of travellers looking for unconventional experiences beyond the best known places and activities.”
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Feb 18

Tenerife notches up record for air seats

Tenerife has confirmed in the framework of the International Tourism Fair (Fitur) three new air connections from Israel, Russia and Ukraine. These routes are added to forecasts for the summer that estimate an increase in air spaces with the peninsula of 8.7 per cent to reach 1,273,000 seats in the season, the highest figure in the last nine years.
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Feb 18

Spain notches up record tourism and spending in 2017 and overtakes USA

Spanish tourism hit a new all-time record for inbound tourists in 2017, with the arrival of 82 million tourists. This represents an increase of 8.9% increase on the figure for 2016, according to estimates for the year-end drawn up on the information provided by Turespaña and the statistics provided by the FRONTUR and EGATUR surveys of the National Institute of Statistics. These figures mean that Spain has overtaken the United States for the first time and holds second place in terms of the number of inbound tourists, behind only France.
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Feb 18

More fibre optics for Granadilla

Granadilla council has pledged to bring fibre optics to more parts of the municipality during 2018. A total of 4,610 households in the municipality already have coverage for the fibre optic service and in the coming year, a further one million euros will be spent to complete the project.
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Jan 18

Another top quality award for Hotel Botánico

Once again, the five star Botanico Hotel GL in Puerto de la Cruz has obtained a recognition of international prestige that strengthens its value as a destination of excellence. On this occasion, the hotel has been distinguished with the HolidayCheck Award 2018.
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