News of the day 18 July 2016
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Mediterranean tourism to be affected by Brexit

Moody's may see a complicated future for tourism in Spain and the Balearics, but the BBVA bank, reporting on Balearic growth, is one source which does not.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Heatwave in the Balearics until Thursday at least

Highs in the Balearics are forecast to be up to 36C this week, with the mainland sweltering with 42C.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Aptur insists that unregulated holiday rentals are not liable for tourist tax

The association for tourist apartments has all along been insisting that unregulated properties cannot have the tax levied on them.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Palma hotels may have to pay more for water

Neus Truyol, president of Palma's Emaya municipal services agency, says that the town hall is studying an increase in rates charged to the highest consumers of water.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Miami meets Majorca at Simply Red concert

Miami skyscraper development, Missoni Baia, has offered its sponsorship to the VIP area at the 20 August Simply Red concert at Palma’s bullring.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Not such a record season

The uncertainty after the Brexit vote has been enormous and sterling has dropped by about 10 per cent.

Jason Moore

Edition of 17 July 2016