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Volume 17. Issue 63. 8th August 2017. View Online
Travelbiz checks out the Canary Islands with Falcon/Thomson

Shane Cullen (Senior Reporter Travelbiz) reports:   A deciding factor of where a family chose to go on their summer holidays can be down to the flight time and distance, particularly with younger children.

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Juliette Cullen gets Nicola Callaghan (Thomson Cabin Crew) to check her ticket
Juliette Cullen gets Nicola Callaghan (Thomson Cabin Crew) to check her ticket
Falcon/Thomson FAM - Bahia Feliz Resort - Small and Perfectly Formed

Across the road from the Bahia Feliz Orquidea Hotel lies the Bahia Feliz Centre, a very pretty shopping centre built in a traditional Spanish style

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Some great shopping available including little boutiques stocking many designer labels
Some great shopping available including little boutiques stocking many designer labels
Falcon/Thomson FAM - Our Home for the Holiday - The Hotel Orquidea, Bahia Feliz

Arriving at the Orquidea Hotel, we were greeted by an army of reps handing out very welcome glasses of Cava.  

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Thomson the Dog checking in with all the guests
Thomson the Dog checking in with all the guests
Falcon/Thomson FAM - Parents Have No Fear, Thomson and Bamse are Here!

There are a number of kid’s clubs offering two hours of fun for kids (& relief for parents). 

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Bamse, he is the world's strongest bear and loves meatballs you know!
Bamse, he is the world's strongest bear and loves meatballs you know!
Falcon/Thomson FAM - A White Chocolate Fountain, Need I say more....

The main restaurant in the Orquidea has a number of seating areas (families, adults only and outdoors) with self-serve soft drinks, wine, sangria, beer and juices.

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The chief knows who is paying the bills!
The chief knows who is paying the bills!
Travelbiz TV visits Gran Canary with Falcon/Thomson

Travelbiz paid a visit to Bahia Feliz Resort

Falcon/Thomson FAM Truly Special, Speciality Dining

Aside from the main restaurant, all-inclusive guests can avail of an a la carte meal in Taverna, a speciality restaurant overlooking the sea

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Great value El Sultan is also available to dine for a very reasonable price
Great value El Sultan is also available to dine for a very reasonable price
Falcon/Thomson FAM Family Fun in the Playa Feliz

This is Falcon and Thomson’s self-catering option, adjacent to the Orquidea.

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David Hassan and Josefa Blanco from guest relations in the Playa Feliz
David Hassan and Josefa Blanco from guest relations in the Playa Feliz
Falcon/Thomson FAM - A Real Slice of Spanish Charm in Las Palmas

To the north, the capital, Las Palmas has an old town and new town.   I was very fortunate to have the lovely Maria guide our group around the city on a day excursion.

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The amazing Maria with Shane Cullen (Travelbiz.ie)
The amazing Maria with Shane Cullen (Travelbiz.ie)
Falcon/Thomson FAM - Making a Splash in Gran Canaria - Paradise Valle Taurito

This TUI Splashworld property is an elegant, modern hotel is built into the cliffside, with views of the valley and sea from all rooms. 

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The main event - Splashworld
The main event - Splashworld
Falcon/Thomson FAM - I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Driving up to the Seaside Palm Beach Hotel, the lush, landscaped gardens and impressive entrance gives you a taste of the 5-star luxury as you step inside the luxurious lobby.

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Shane Cullen (Travelbiz.ie) with Isaac from guest relations and Lelianne Bakens, Assistant Director with Seaside Palm Beach Hotel
Shane Cullen (Travelbiz.ie) with Isaac from guest relations and Lelianne Bakens, Assistant Director with Seaside Palm Beach Hotel
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