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Resorts on the Rise on Tenerife in 2016

Thu, January 7th, 2016 - By Jack Montgomery
Resorts on the Rise on Tenerife in 2016

On an island visited by millions each year there’s not really going to be any new resorts as such. But there are constant developments, renovations, hotel changes and new initiatives which mean that places can change their personality and rise phoenix like from their outdated ashes.



Better Than Ever, Tenerife’s Great Northern Resort of Puerto de la Cruz

Thu, December 31st, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Better Than Ever, Tenerife’s Great Northern Resort of Puerto de la Cruz

I read a report in a Tenerife English language rag about declining tourist figures in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife’s main tourist resort. As the date I read this was 28 December I wondered if it was a ‘fake’ news story, especially as the report contradicted official statistics. 28 December is Día de los Inocentes, the Spanish equivalent of April Fool’s Day.



Tenerife North Airport Gets a Food and Shopping Facelift

Wed, November 11th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tenerife North Airport Gets a Food and Shopping Facelift

Arriving at the airport at around 5.30am a few weeks ago, I had to shake myself fully awake to take in the transformation. Tenerife North airport just got a whole lot sleeker…



Tenerife Culture On A Concrete Canvas

Mon, September 28th, 2015 - By Colin
Tenerife Culture On A Concrete Canvas

A series of giant murals have splashed onto the walls around the tunnel entrance on the old beach and port side of the Paseo Rincon del Puerto which links the old and new areas of Los Cristianos…



Tenerife to Showcase the Total Eclipse of the Super Moon on 28th September

Mon, September 21st, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tenerife to Showcase the Total Eclipse of the Super Moon on 28th September

It all sounds very complicated to me but the bottom line is that at 11 minutes past 3am on the morning of 28th September and over the course of 1hr 11minutes, we will see a total eclipse featuring a big, bright, red moon and if we’re lucky, the shadow of Mount Teide rising above the horizon at sunset. In short, it will be spectacular.



The Re-Branding of Tenerife

Mon, August 31st, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
The Re-Branding of Tenerife

It began just over a decade ago with the announcement that the extensive planned coastal developments of the south coast were to be known in future as Costa Adeje. Four years ago it was the turn of Golf del Sur to get the re-branding treatment. Now it seems Tenerife’s marketing departments have been at it again, and this time, it’s El Médano that’s in for the Mad Men treatment…



Why Tenerife Won’t Suffer the Magaluf Effect

Mon, August 10th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Why Tenerife Won’t Suffer the Magaluf Effect

Some British newspapers recently picked up on an interview with the newly elected President of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo from La Laguna in which he was quoted as suggesting the number of tourists visiting the Canary Islands could be limited and that the rising number of All Inclusive packages should be controlled.



Changes to Tenerife Bus Services from July 2015

Wed, July 22nd, 2015 - By Colin
Changes to Tenerife Bus Services from July 2015

As of 25 July 2015, the green Titsa bus service is introducing 16 new routes, changes to 14 more, and a few number alterations on old favourites…



Easy Driving from South to North West Tenerife on the New Ring Road

Wed, July 1st, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Easy Driving from South to North West Tenerife on the New Ring Road

The anillo insular has been an ongoing project for years now, a wide new road to link the south west and north west of Tenerife, creating a road network which means could circumnavigate the island without having to negotiate any narrow, winding roads.



Barranco Del Infierno Puts Adeje Back On The Walking Map

Fri, May 15th, 2015 - By Colin
Barranco Del Infierno Puts Adeje Back On The Walking Map

An eight year closure is just a blink of an eye to the four million year old Barranco del Infierno at the top of Adeje town. Always in the top five tourist attractions for Tenerife, “hells gorge” was closed over safety concerns so I was keen to reintroduce my legs to this old friend…