News of the day 3 August 2015
News / Latest headlines

Tourism

Tour operators in "trade war" for Majorca's hotel places

European tour operators are currently engaged in a battle to ensure that they have as many hotel places for the 2016 summer season as possible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Real Club Nautico

Eyewitness account from skipper of yacht which rescued sailor

“The pants were bad for swimming, but they gave me buoyancy,” Rodriguez said later as he prepared to continue with his plans to compete in the regatta.

Humphrey Carter

Winter flights

Government plans greater competition for Majorca's winter flights

Aim to turn around situation as exists at present, namely that from late October to late March, when airlines’ winter schedules are in operation.

Andrew Ede

Retail laws

Suspension of licences for large retail sites ratified

“The Balearic Islands are not a shopping mall, so Podemos support the group that wants to protect Ses Fontanelles (the area in Palma where a major centre is planned), as it is the last wetland area in Palma.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Winter flights

Cracking winter flights

Yesterday, the Balearic government announced its intention to set to work on opening up more winter air routes between the Balearics and the principal European tourism markets.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

"The point is that Palma and the wider community could only benefit by Sunday opening."

Sport / Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca

A state of optimism for Mallorca after 1-0 away win

Real Mallorca had a highly satisfactory 1-0 win away to Dutch SC Heerenveen on Saturday night.

Monro Bryce

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