Vaccination Milestone Reached
Lanzarote’s population is now 90.65% fully vaccinated with both jabs against Covid – a major milestone. For that reason, the specialists vaccination centres will be wound down, and anyone needing the vaccine can contact their usual medical centre.
Thunder and Lightning In Lanzarote
Thunder storms are extremely rare in Lanzarote, but one hit the island on Wednesday this week, bringing with it hail and flooding.
Volcano Triathlon This Weekend
Lanzarote’s longest running triathlon event, The Volcano, will take place this Saturday, with more than 500 athletes competing.
Apple TV Shoot Moves To Cactus Gardens
The Apple TV crew have wrapped at Mirador del Rio and moved to the next phase of filming at Jardin de Cactus in Guatiza.
More Filming On Lanzarote
Netflix are negotiating currently to use La Islote de Fermina in Arrecife for a blockbuster production, and two other film companies are also in talks to use Jameos del Agua and Cueva de los Verdes. This week, Apple TV switch their filming for their “Foundation” series from Mirador del Rio to the Cactus gardens.
New 4 Star Hotel For Playa Blanca
Permission has been given for the construction of a new 4 star hotel in the Montaña Roja are of Playa Blanca. The new hotel will have 55 rooms, and will be constructed using the latest environmentally friendly techniques to minimise any impact on the island’s infrastructure.
84 Flights Into Lanzarote Last Saturday
In the busiest day for the airport since the pandemic, 84 flights (excluding inter island services) came into the airport last Saturday. Saturdays are now consistently the busiest day at the airport.
Record Sunday At Market
Teguise market set a post pandemic record for visitors last weekend, when more than 10,000 people made to the to the old capital.
Lanzarote To Gran Canaria Is The Most Frequent Inter Island Route
The Arrecife to Las Palmas flight is the most popular inter island flight from Lanzarote, with more than 41,000 passengers using it in January alone, a growth of 68% on the previous year, for business, shopping or study.
Gardens Completed at Airport
The gardens around Cesar Manrique Airport have had a complete makeover during the last few weeks, following a period of neglect during the pandemic.
Corujo Confirmed As Head Of PSOE
Dolores Corujo, President of The Cabildo of Lanzarote, was re-confirmed in her role as Secretary of the PSOE party, earning 96% of the vote from party members.
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