Tourist arrivals on Lanzarote continued to fall in March. According to figures just released by the Spanish airport operators AENA. Which reveal that visitor numbers on the most easterly Canary Island dropped by nearly 20% last month, versus March 2008.

AENA´s figures for the first quarter of this year indicate that Lanzarote has now suffered a cumulative fall in visitor numbers of 17.36%. The largest percentage drop of any of the Canary Islands. With visitor numbers to Gran Canaria falling by 11.55% across the same period. Followed by La Palma (down 12.9%), Tenerife (16.19%) and Fuerteventura (16.28%).