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Minister visits San Juan and Alcala

Posted by dolly diver on March 4, 2008
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Spain’s Environment Minister, Cristina Narbona is in Tenerife to see for herself the progress being carried out at San Juan beach.

The Minister was accompanied by José Fernández, head of the department of Coasts. The high-powered delegation also looked over the new La Jaquita coastal walkway in front of the new hotel complex, Alcala.

The Playa San Juan beach, which has been a building site for months, is expected to be open to the public within the next few weeks.

Fred.Olsen Express special Easter trips

Posted by dolly diver on March 3, 2008
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Fred.Olsen Express have confirmed that they will be offering special schedules during the forthcoming Easter holidays.

Fred.Olsen Express aims to give a positive response to the high demand for tickets for these shipping dates, and most importantly, allow a more flexible schedule, convenient to customers during the holidays.

For these reasons, and in the case of the Tenerife line – El Hierro, they have prepared some special routes – on March 19th, leaving from Los Cristianos to El Hierro will be at 14:30, while the same 19th and March 20th departures from Los Cristianos Hierro will be at 17:30. Regarding the same trip, on Saturday 22nd there will be an extra departure from Los Cristianos at 12:30 and another from El Hierro at 17:30. On the return day of the holiday, March 23rd, there will be a departure from Los Cristianos to El Hierro at 12:30 and the return of El Hierro will take place at 15:00.

La Palma – Los Cristianos (Tenerife) will be on 22nd and 23rd March, where departures from S / C of La Palma will be at 10 o’clock in the morning.

As for La Gomera, March 23rd there will be a special departure from San Sebastián de La Gomera to Los Cristianos at 14:30, at 15:30 and another from Los Cristianos to San Sebastián de La Gomera.

For more information, call Information and Reservations Fred.Olsen Express (902100107), consult the website, or go to your local travel agent.

Miss Tenerife crowned Miss Spain 2008

Posted by dolly diver on March 3, 2008
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Miss Spain 2008Patricia Rodríguez from Tenerife, 17 year old, was crowned Miss Spain 2008 at a gala in the Marina d’Or complex in Oropesa del Mar (Castellón) last Saturday night.

Second prize went to Miss Madrid, Claudio Moro (22).

The other six finalists narrowed down from an initial 52 candidates, were from Cádiz, Asturias, Zaragoza and Melilla.

The Miss Elegance award went to Miss Melilla.

Among former beauty queens taking part in the pageant were: Cecilia Bolocco (Miss Universe, 1987), who is married to Argentinian president Carlos Menem, Michelle Pfeiffer (Miss Oregon, 1978), Halle Berry (Miss Ohio, 1986), and Sophia Loren (runner-up Miss Rome and Miss Italy, 1950).

Ms Rodríguez is 1.79 metres (5 foot, 10 inches) tall and her vital statistics are (90-60-92cm/ 35-24-36 inches).


The photo shows her being congratulated by her proud parents.