News of the day 20 January 2016
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Fairs and Fiestas

Bonfires keep Palma's partygoers warm

There were also numerous bonfires with 284 barbecues (torradas).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Businesses use Fitur as stage to attack the tourist tax

"With the latest political decisions adopted in the Balearics, we are going to shoot ourselves in the foot." Gabriel Escarrer Juliá, the president of Meliá Hotels International.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Aquifer water reserves have fallen by 5%

Aquifers are at 53% of capacity in Majorca, which is five per cent lower than in what was also considered a dry year, 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma

Action plan for reducing Palma's noise levels

In certain streets of the city the noise levels are above a range of between 50 and 75 decibels, which constitute the established limits.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Shipping charges to be reduced to aid competitiveness

Cruise shipping will be a sector to benefit the most from these allowances, with 40% reductions in charges applying all year to the ports of Alcudia, Mahon and La Sabina.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Local food

"Promoting culinary tourism is good but it should be local food ..."

Jason Moore

Edition of 20 January 2016
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