Movie Stars Leave Lanzarote

Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and the rest of the cast of the movie The Eternals completed thir filming in Lanzarote on time time and departed this week on a private aircraft to London.

Drugs Come Ashore At El Golfo

Several large bundles of Hashish, with a total weight of 840KG came ashore at Los Clicos in El Golfo over the weekend. It was thought they came from a patera which broke up when it came ashore onto rocks.

Most Romantic Hotel In The World

For the second year running, Lani’s Suites has been awarded the title of “Most romantic hotel in the world” by Travellers Choice magazine.

Binter Takes Deliveries Of First Of New Jets

Binter Airlines has taken delivery of the first of several new Embraer E95 aircraft as it continues to renew its fleet. The new jets are the quietest and most economical  single aisle aircraft in the world and offer a significantly lower carbon footprint than competitive planes. Binter have configured them with 132 seats in a single class, offering 31 inches of seat pitch and with enough overhead luggage space for all passengers.

Birth Rate Drops

The birth rate on the island has dropped this year, to below 100 per month, for the first time in many years. The trend for more girls than boys being born has also changed this year, with 52% of new babies being boys.

Belgian Celebrities In Lanzarote

Celebrities working on a Belgian TV show were in Playa Blanca last week filming a challenge series, where they will sail across the Atlantic from the island. Lanzarote Information readers Anne and John spent some time chatting to the producer, and Anne managed to get a photo opp with the stars.

Study Into Rising Sea Levels Highlights Danger Points In Lanzarote

A study commissioned by The Cabildo, with the aim of establishing how rising sea levels will affect the island by the year 2050 has produced some alarming results. Around 13 KM of coastline will be subject to regular flooding, including much of Arrecife, Caleton Blanco, half of Famara, two streets of Los Cocoteros, Puerto Calero and the lower parts of Puerto del Carmen, around the Fariones Hotel.

Hesperia Reopening Next Month

Following an extensive €10 Million refurbishment, the Hesperia Hotel in Puerto Calero will re-open as Secrets Lanzarote on 9th December. The new adults only hotel is now part of the AM Resorts collection. All of the 335 rooms have been upgraded, and several converted into swim up suites, with direct pool access.

Food And Wine Festival A Huge Success

This year’s annual food and wine festival in Teguise was bigger and better than ever. The 9th edition of the event was attended by more than 100 exhibitors and thousands of island and tourist visitors went along to try the best of Lanzarote.

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