News of the day 17 September 2016
News / Latest headlines
The hoteliers are challenging the tourist tax, but they didn't get very far when they did so with the old ecotax.

Tourist tax

Hoteliers take the tourist tax to court

The High Court now has twenty days in which to decide whether to accept the appeal or not.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Dan Marsh.


"Cycling is now taking over from golf in Majorca"

The sector is growing so fast. Never mind the fact that it is in the blood of the locals; Majorca is becoming the destination for cycling tourism and training camps.

Humphrey Carter

Nordic walking is another activity in Majorca that is increasingly popular with European tourists.


300,000 hikers coming to Majorca in the low season

This type of tourism is of great interest because it is respectful of the environment and contributes to a lessening of the impact of seasonality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Water is the Balearic government's first priority for this year's tourist tax revenue.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax revenue to go towards improving water infrastructure

30 million euros from revenue collected this year are said to be earmarked for water infrastructure improvements.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Binissalem grape battle.


Binissalem stages its annual grape battle

Some 9,000 kilos of grapes were involved.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Equipping Britain's armed forces

The British military has been badly equipped for decades. Commanders should share some of the blame.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Adria Dalmau. Will he get his chance against Girona?

Real Mallorca

Will Mallorca end their goal drought against Girona?

Real Mallorca, who are bottom of the Spanish second division, play tenth-placed Girona at 20.00 on Sunday at the Son Moix.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 17 September 2016