Tourist Arrivals Up on Lanzarote

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Foreign tourist arrivals continued to soar on Lanzarote last
month, according to the latest data just released by AENA, the Spanish airport
authority.  As 132,777 passengers
passed through Arrecife airport – an increase of 20.7% versus June 2010
figures.  Whilst overall the fourth
largest of the Canary Islands has now welcomed 842,561 foreign holidaymakers
during the first half of 2011, an increase of 21.1% versus the same period last

Lanzarote´s all important tourist sector continues to show
strong signs of recovery, according to the latest data just released by AENA.  As an additional 27,484 passengers
arrived on the island last month. 
Spelling excellent news for overseas owners of apartments and villas
in Lanzarote
– many of which have been purchased specifically for holiday
rental purposes.

Figures for the other Canary Islands for the first six
months of this year are equally positive. 
As 996,598 more foreign arrivals touched down at airports across the archipelago
than during the same period in 2010 – an increase of 24%.

Tenerife remains the most popular of the seven Canary
Islands, registering 1,845,675 foreign visitors during the first six months of
this year, a growth of 24.6%. 
Followed by Gran Canaria, where passenger numbers rose by 13.4% to
1,456,286 arrivals. 

remains in third place, just ahead of Lanzarote, with 882,723 foreign tourists,
but with a much higher growth rate of 38.5% for the first half of 2011.


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