News of the day 30 August 2016
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The tourists just keep on coming this year.


Record season will spill over into winter

The number of foreign visitors to the Balearics up until July was 13 per cent higher than last year.

Humphrey Carter

The Son Serra accident was the worst in Majorca since 1997.


Son Serra accident the worst for nineteen years

There have now been 37 deaths because of road accidents in Majorca so far this year - twelve more than over the same period in 2015.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels will be making their first tourist tax payments in September.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax self-assessment period starting

95.5% of the 12,500 establishments on the tax agency register are opting for the self-assessment procedure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Legal or otherwise, there is potential for rip-offs in the holiday rentals' market.


Holiday rentals' association calling for regulation against rip-offs

The association's president says that it is vital that regulation is introduced as swiftly as possible in order to clamp down on abuse and deception.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Terraces in Palma

I am sure that the city council could have found another venue for the book fair.

Jason Moore

Edition of 30 August 2016