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Carnival is the biggest party of the year in Gran Canaria: the whole island, for a month, more or less, celebrates this fiesta, full of fun and colour. The two hot spots are, without a doubt, the capital city, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and Maspalomas.
Dunas Hotels & Resorts has recently launched its mobile website with all the functional features its customers might need. This is a version of the http://www.dunashoteles.com website, adapting the design and applications to different sizes of small screen and already generalised uses of mobile phones.
At Dunas Hotels & Resorts we are still pursuing our goal to share Gran Canary with the tourists around the world, thats why we decided to create further ways to promote our island and our hotels on the internet. The newest medium is the social network Pinterest, one of the fastest growing social networks considering its visitors and its participation during last year.
In the Dunas Suites & Villas Resort 4 * you can book the Suite Comfort. Reserving the Suite Comfort you can enjoy the equipment of a one bedroom suite (with separate living room, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, hire safe, minibar (on request and extra charge), bathroom with hairdryer and garden with terrace) with an additional service including bathrobe and slippers, tea/coffee set, and daily evening bed turndown.
The Destination Manager of Thomas Cook in Gran Canaria, Mr. Vladimir Kozar, handed over the prize personally to the director of Sales & Marketing of the Dunas Hotels & Resort, Mrs. Valeria Valerii, during the event celebrated at the end of June in Maspalomas.
The 3 star complex Dunas Maspalomas Resort just reopened its doors after two months of intensive reforms of the room. On your next stay you can see how the interior of the bungalows looks like.
Dunas Hotels & Resort recently signed a collaboration agreement with MUNDO ADAPTADO about the implementation of the universal accessibility regulation. Both companies will work together on the permanent improvement of the facilities and services of the hotel group.
The Hotels Dunas Don Gregory, Dunas Suites & Villas Resort and Dunas Maspalomas Resort have been awarded with the Certificate of Excellence 2013 of Tripadvisor®. This prize is awarded on the basis of the client reviews. Only 10 % of the businesses with a profile on Tripadvisor receive this award.
Exclusive for hotel guests from 1st May 2013: during your stay at our Dunas Mirador you will get a voucher for a free ride on the big wheel of the amusement park Holiday World, where you can enjoy the spectacular view of the dunes of Maspalomas.
At Dunas Hotels & Resort we are always interested in the opinion of our clients. Therefore we try to keep all communication channels open: face-to-face at the hotel as well by making easier the direct communication over the internet (web, social networks, e-mail).
Between the 4th and the 12th of May 2013 the streets of Maspalomas will be filled once more with people of different sexual orientations, who want to celebrate together under the motto: Travel Back to the Future. Tourists as well as natives can enjoy the second biggest homosexual event of Spain with its numerous open-air parties in the Yumbo Shopping Center and its surroundings.
At Dunas Hotels & Resorts we are Experts of Gran Canary. Thats why we decided in 2012 to create a profile on Instagram, the social media platform for photos, and to share pictures of our island and details of our hotels Dunas Maspalomas, Dunas Suites & Villas, Dunas Don Gregory and Dunas Mirador.
As part of our online marketing strategy Dunas Hotels & Resorts has been managing 3 channels in the most popular social network for videos, Youtube, in the last 4 years. They allow us to communicate with our clients and like-minded people in Spanish, English and German.
Spa KINESIA now offers you a beauty-wellness program also at Dunas Mirador and a wider range of treatments at our recently opened beauty center at Dunas Suites & Villas Resort.
From February 1st to March 3rd 2013 Gran Canaria carries its visitors away into another world. The capital Las Palmas, as important Carnival center, daily invites you to enter an unforgettable spectacle under the motto Masquerade that is arranged around the Catalina Park from February 1st to 17th 2013.
The Epiphany Parade, called Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos, is the highlight of the Christmas season on Gran Canaria and, because of its long tradition in Spain, it is considered the real Christmas.
This summer the Dunas Group will complete the transformation process of the former Hotel La Canaria, situated in Patalavaca, which had been acquired from the company Steigenberger in 2004. The renovation was integral, that means it was from the skeletal structure to the frontage of the building, including the size of the rooms up to the last detail of the interior decoration. Within a short time a new luxury Aparthotel will be on the market.
The hotel Dunas Suites & Villas Resort and the Dunas Don Gregory have been awarded with the Certificate of Excellence of Tripadvisor, which honours best rated hotels, attractions and restaurants considering the opinions and comments made by travellers on the largest travel website in the world.
This time we want to call your attention on the new functionalities of our web-page which invite you to participate as you can do on other social networks. We want to communicate with you on the same level and use your ideas, your feedback and compliments as well as critics to improve our service every day. Now you have the following possibilities to participate activly on our web-page ...
Every year around Christmas time a proper competition on the Canary Islands takes place to see who draws up the most beautiful Christmas crib. In all parts of the island, the birth of Jesus is shown in the form of magnificent and impressive cribs, which are admired not only by tourists but also by locals.
In 2011 the Dunas group celebrated its 25th business anniversary. The company was established in 1986 by Ángel Luis Tadeo, a native of a modest family on the Canary Islands, who grew up in the district San José in Las Palmas.
Nowadays social networks and the internet are playing an important role in the promotion of a company and in the final decision of many clients among different destinations. The Dunas group goes for an improvement of its establishments and services, counting on the opinion of the clients.
Dunas Hotels & Resorts aims to strengthen its leadership in customer management. We take very seriously the comments published in the web and the level of customer satisfaction. Therefore the chain uses several tools to measure the indices of satisfaction.
The 25th anniversary of Dunas was the perfect reason for us to produce and publish, after a long time of planning and meticulous shooting program with professional models, some videos showing the history of the Dunas Group, the past, present and future of this company, as well as of its hotels.
You are celiac and planning your holiday?
The hotel Dunas Suites & Villas offers a wide range of gluten-free products and the kitchen team is available to prepare proper meals so that you do not notice limitations in your diet.
On the occasion of our 25th anniversary we have planned a special surprise for you. Click on this news to get your present!
The Dunas Club broadened its partners program and offers now even more benefits to the clients who are accommodated in the Dunas hotels. We signed a contract with a Canary company which owns different Douglas perfumeries and shops of the brand Esprit on the island of Gran Canaria.
Are you familiar with Flickr? It is the largest photo community of the world, in which millions of photographers write comments on photos, and rate them. Since two years ago, we update several times a week our Flickr account - not only with new pictures from our hotels, but also with pictures from the entire island.
Cornmeal, which is existing since centuries, is a one of the basic food in Canary cooking. Nowadays, many different cereals like wheat, maize, corn, broad beans or rye are needed for the manufacturing. It is an energetic food, because it neither contains any artificial colouring nor preservatives. It contains iron, calcium, magnesium, sodium and vitamin C.
Do you like excursions? Have you ever been riding a camel? If your first answer is "YES" and your second "NO", we recommend you to join a trip through the Maspalomas Dunes. In an trip, which takes about half an hour, you will experience the Maspalomas Dunes while sitting on this "ship of the desert" enjoying the desert landscape.
This year, Easter will be celebrated from 18th to 24th April. During this special time many processions are organized in the cities and villages.
Like every year in February the world-famous Carnaval of Las Palmas will take place from 15 February till 3 March. You can enjoy the spectacular shows under the stars in the Parque Santa Catalina.
As every year in February on Gran Canaria, you can observe a wonderful nature phenomenon: the blossom of the almond trees. This year, besides, we want to offer you practical advices such as recommendable tours to townships and villages.
Family Welcome is an official initiative of the Canarian government. It is a quality seal that recommends he Canary Islands as a suitable destination for family tourism.
The crib of Ingenio, which is oficially known as the biggest and most spectacular crib on the Canary Islands, has already a tradition of more than 45 years. As every year, it is organized by the Canary “Stones and Craftwork Museum”.
Las Palmas is always worth an excursion, especially in December. The Christmas lights contribute to give thousands of palms and many buildings a special romantic atmosphere.
Since the 1st September 2010 all of the Dunas Hotels are colaborating with the known animation company ACTTIV. It is a company with 20 years of expierience in the field of entertainment for children as well as for teens and adults offering sportive activities, games and diferent shows.
As it has been already done in the last years, they are building a crib out of sand at the Beach of Las Canteras in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for Christmas time.
This year the already legendary music festival WOMAD 2010 Las Palmas takes place again in the "Santa Catalina" Park. Musicians from Mali, Cuba, Spain, Jamaica, the UK, Ethiopia, Algeria, France, Morocco, Angola, Cote d Ivoire, China, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Poland and Brasil are giving to the event an international touch, as every year.
As you have probably already noticed Dunas Hotels & Resorts is very active in the social networks. On our page at on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube, we have known thousands of fans of Gran Canaria and Dunas.
As every year the internationally known Opera Festival Zarzuela will take place in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is the most important event of the year for all lovers of Opera on Canary Islands.
Thanks to the numerous positive reports made by its guests, the Dunas Suites & Villas Resort achieved the high score of 8 points out of 10 in all areas. The hotel is proud to inform that for these reasons it has been awarded as "the best apart hotel in Maspalomas" among 100 competitors.
From the 1st of July the hotel Dunas Canteras is being managed by the international Hotel chain Eurostars Hotels (company Hotusa) under the new name Eurostars Las Canteras.
The huge renovation of this hotel, that began in June 2007, is not completed yet.
This hotel, that was closed for renovation for a few months, will reopen on the 7th of July 2010.
The Dunas Jandía Resort will be managed by the company of BEFASCA from the 1st of june.
The Festival will take place for the first time in Gran Canaria in our Hotel Dunas Mirador. People with mental health problems from different countries of Europe will attend to demand their relevance in society.
Do not miss to visit this theme park, that shows how the Guanches originally lived. Exceptional discounts!
This 4* hotel in San Agustín will be closed for renovation between April 7th and July 15th 2010.
Do not miss to visit this theme park, that shows how the Guanches originally lived. Exceptional discounts for guests staying at no matter which Dunas hotel!
The Hotel Dunas Canteras and its wellness centre got the official badge Wellness Delight.
The awarded hotels are Dunas Suites & Villas Resort, Dunas Mirador and Dunas Maspalomas.
Since august 2009 Dunas Suites & Villas Resort got involved with the care and feeding of cats in the hotel.