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The Growth Of Tourism On Lanzarote

Like many other parts of Spain that today rely on tourism Lanzarote has undergone the most dramatic and rapid transformation since the advent of package holidays over the last 40 years. Resulting in a massive increase in population and a corresponding expansion in infrastructure. As even as recently as the 1970’s there was only one hotel [...]

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What´s In A Name? – A Brief History of Lanzarote

  How did Lanzarote get it´s name?  Plenty of theories have been extended over the years, with some claiming that the island’s title is in fact derived from the Latin for broken lance – Lanza-rote.  Italian Adventurers However the truth is in fact much simpler, as the name is really derived from the discoverer of [...]

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