News of the day 28 January 2017
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The reduction in airport taxes could mean lower fares. But will they?


Hope for lower fares because of airport tax reduction

The Majorca Hoteliers Federation has expressed its satisfaction with the tax reduction of 11% over five years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Journeys by bus can take up to almost three times as long as those by car.


Central reservations could become bus fast lanes

The initial plan relates to the Llucmajor motorway into Palma and the one from Paguera.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There were a number of fires in Ibiza but all on a very low scale.


Over one hundred wildfires in the Balearics in 2016

The largest fire in Majorca was in August at Ses Comunes in Petra (45 hectares; 111 acres).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma is planning more bus stops in order to disperse cruise passengers and so avoid "saturation".


More Palma bus stops for cruise passengers are likely

The city's EMT bus service, which provides the cruise ship buses, carried 47,000 cruise passengers last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sa Pobla's potato fields were inundated.


Water week in Majorca: floods, tourist tax and rates

Farmers were faced with flooded fields, electricity was costing more, Palma refused to budge on its water rate and was demanding more tourist tax revenue, public opinion was against holiday rentals, and taxi drivers were getting angrier.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment


Post-Brexit trade

The emphasis is now on the European Union not Britain and Brexit.

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Brandon and Lago celebrating a goal. Will they be celebrating against Cadiz?

Real Mallorca

All about the strikers against Cadiz

Real Mallorca play third place Cadiz at the Son Moix tonight.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 28 January 2017