Both the Acciona and Baleária shipping companies are reporting greatly increased business as a consequence of higher demand, in particular from the construction industry.
“Domestically, the main risks are associated with the uncertainty of economic policies in the medium term.”
The islands’ residents put dad at number one in the difficulty rankings, followed by partners (a quarter of them) and mums (only 14%).
Fairs and fiestas
Until this year, it had been usual for the market to be up and running in the last week of November, but the tender competition for putting the stalls in place had to be called off and a new one launched; hence the delay.
The actual number of registered unemployed people in the Balearics, as of November, was 77,187.
“To the high tax burden to which the tourism sector is being subjected, on account of local, island and government taxes, we have to add the imminent introduction of a new tourist tax.”