In perhaps the best piece of news for the UK hospitality industry in several weeks, the Canary Islands have been added to the quarantine safe list.
The Spanish government has reached an agreement with the regional governments of the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands on a protocol to establish travel corridors with European countries.
The property has undergone a significant refurbishment under the privately-owned PY Hotels & Resorts family – owners of the Princesa Yaiza resort.
Guests at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel in Tenerife have been locked down after a visiting Italian doctor tested positive for coronavirus. Hundreds of guests at the Canary Islands property were initially told to stay in their rooms as medical tests were carried out.
Tourists travelling to and from the Canary Islands have seen flights disrupted by a huge sandstorm. Airport operator Aena cancelled, suspended or diverted all flights to and from the islands on Sunday, citing low visibility.
AMResorts it will bring the second Secrets Resorts & Spas-branded property to Europe with Secrets Lanzarote Resort & Spa.
Barceló Hotel Group has confirmed it will launch the Royal Hideaway Corales Resort, its first Royal Hideaway Hotel in Tenerife, this December. The five star property is located on the southern end of Tenerife island and is divided into two distinct areas with one designed exclusively for adults and the other to cater for the entire family.
Official figures released by the Tenerife Tourism Corporation show that the largest of the Canary Islands welcomed a total of 2,049,093 visitors from the UK last year – a 16.1 per cent upsurge compared to 2015 – and the highest number ever recorded.
The second edition of the Starmus Festival is set to be one of the most significant scientific events of 2014. After revealing its final programme, both the event and the Canary Islands are confirmed as the location for one of the world’s largest and most important gatherings of astrophysicists.
On the same latitude as Florida and just 60 miles away from the coast of Africa, it is not hard to see why there is so much sun blazing down, so consistently, across these stunning islands. Even in January - temperatures stay between 15 and 18 degrees C, perfect for those wishing to get away from it all on winter sun holidays.