News of the day 11 July 2016
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Pound's slump affecting resorts' businesses

The national hoteliers federation CEHAT and the Exceltur alliance for touristic excellence have both pleaded with the Balearic government to put the tourist tax on hold.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Drugs gangs' leaders ordered to stay in prison

Of accused who have appeared in court, two have been Guardia Civil officers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Under 20% of cruise ships are subject to the tourist tax

Fewer than twenty per cent of cruise ships coming to Balearic ports this year will be subject to the tourist tax. This is because the time they are in port is under twelve hours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


A "serious mistake" if Alcudiamar investment is prevented

Alcudiamar suggests that the project would in fact produce environmental benefits for the bay and the beach.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The falling pound

British tourists have 10 to 15 per cent less spending power than they did three months ago.

Jason Moore

Edition of 10 July 2016