Thousands protest Spain's Canary Islands mass tourism

Updated April 21 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:38am
Thousands of locals have urged an urgent rethink of the Canary Islands' tourism model. (EPA PHOTO)
Thousands of locals have urged an urgent rethink of the Canary Islands' tourism model. (EPA PHOTO)

Thousands of people have protested in Tenerife, calling for the Spanish island to temporarily limit tourist arrivals to stem a boom in short-term holiday rentals and hotel construction that is driving up housing costs for locals.

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