Sixth Consecutive Month Of Business Growth
The number of companies registered in Lanzarote has grown consistently over the last 6 months, to reach a total of 4,686. This figure is still 375 below the pre-pandemic level, but is well up on the low point of 4471 at the start of the year.
73 Flights In
Last Saturday was another big day for Cesar Manrique Airport when 73 flights arrived – 20 from UK and 11 each from France and mainland Spain – excluding inter island flights. Hotel occupancy for September was around 70% and that will increase substantially this month. A total of 120 flights came in over the weekend alone.
Sunbeds Back On Beaches In Puerto del Carmen
The sunbeds have finally returned to Puerto del Carmen’s beaches this week. They were being placed on Playa Grande on Tuesday and will reach the other beaches in the next few days.
“Huge” Winter Expected
Airlines have scheduled 4 Million seats to Lanzarote for this winter, which is 31% up on the same period pre- pandemic, as they try to meet the increased demand for winter sun. The largest market for the island will be from Germany, with 36%, followed by UK with 34% from the UK.
Survey Shows Most Popular Places To Visit
Promotur conducted a survey during 2019 to understand visitor’s preferences for places to visit while on holiday in Lanzarote. Overall, 98% rated Lanzarote as either “as expected,” or “better than expected,” with 88.88% saying they would return.
Here, in order, are the top 5 most visited place:
- Montañas del Fuego
- Jameos del Agua
- Cueva de los Verdes
- Jardin de Cactus
Queen Elizabeth Docks In Arrecife
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth cruise ship docked in Arrecife this week, carrying around 1300 passengers, who were able to enjoy the island’s hospitality.
We’ll add more news here this week as it comes in……
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