lunes, 7 de marzo de 2011

280 runners started in the Transgrancanaria 2011

A delegation of almost 500 runners participating in this year a new edition of the Transgrancanaria. From the shore of Playa del Inglés, the starting point of the showpiece of 123 km, left 280 runners, while the South-North test, 96 miles, did 208 runners.

Dawn awaits you at the summit of Gran Canaria and the goal on the edge of Las Canteras. First a challenge only suitable for adventurous hearts.

On Saturday morning, join the adventure thousand runners to turn the island into a particular ride where the important thing is to tie the laces well.

At 10.00 depart from the camp Stallion of 419 marathon runners, 42 km. 11.00 am and departure Teror more crowded houses, with 531 participants that will be launched, each with a different rhythm, but with an eye on the same site: the Place of Music.

More info in

viernes, 25 de febrero de 2011

Maspalomas offers local handicrafts to tourists

A total of 64 artisans of different trades involved in the First Tourist Crafts Fair to be held at the Faro de Maspalomas in the next days 1 and 6 March, in order to provide a tourist attraction, besides the sun and beach.

Ceramic artisans, leather goods, jewelry and fabric decorators Fourteen of the 21 municipalities of the island have been selected to participate in the fair, and these are the products most in demand by tourists, Jimenez said, adding that most come the capital of Gran Canaria, Telde, Ingenio and San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

The artisans had been demanding to take the largest influx of foreign tourists who are registered in the spring.

We encourage you to enjoy this experience.

I attached a photo of canary Naife (knife) which is the most artistic handmade product and typical of those manufactured in the Canary Islands, besides a basic tool of the farmer and pastor Islands.

lunes, 31 de enero de 2011

Canary Islands, home of winter tourism

After the problems that occurred in Egypt and Tunisia, the Canary Islands have become the ideal retreat for winter holidays for the guarantee of good weather and security institutions.

We believe that soon the normaly in the Maghreb countries and as each year we can compete with the best holiday destinations in the world.

Meanwhile, European tour operators choose Canary Islands the desviations of their customers.

miércoles, 26 de enero de 2011

Canary storm, the sun rises again

A stormy passage in the last two days has left images as a tornado enters the island of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, and above all, images of water running in the ravines, illuminating this wonderful island and the rainbow in every corner of Canarias. Thanks to readers of La Provincia for leaving these wonderful snapshots.

martes, 21 de diciembre de 2010

Already prepared the athletic career of XXX Maspalomas

The Registration will be open from the afternoon of Tuesday 14 to 16h. The price is 5 € per participant, of which 50% will go to Lidia García Foundation to develop activities for the greatest in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

In addition to formalize it with the virtual POS payment, income will also be able to bank and physically Boxes Zone stores in Las Palmas.

Confirmed the first 400 registered will be given the shirt commemorating the 30 anniversary.

On Friday 24 closing the same at 21h

viernes, 17 de diciembre de 2010

Increase in number of passanger to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has increased by 5% in foreign tourist arrivals through November, great news for the recovery of the island's tourism sector which will result mainly in improving the productive capacity of the island.

Hopefully be the beginning for the economic recovery of the island, and motor to reduce unemployment.

Will be enough or we have to wait for further increases in passenger??

We will know very soon with the next news of unemployment in the Canary Islands regional GDP