News of the day 9 February 2017
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Summer's coming, but might tourists be deterred by higher prices?


Majorcan hotel price hikes driving tourists elsewehere

Majorca hoteliers have increased rates by as much as eight per cent this year.

Humphrey Carter

There were protests in Ibiza over the cull of goats on the islet of Es Vedra.

Animal welfare

Legal action planned over Galatzo goat cull

According to a lawyer who specialises in animal rights, there was a lack of transparency regarding the cull which contravened European and Spanish laws.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Supermarkets are benefiting from the growth of holiday rentals.

Holiday rentals

Supermarket business growing 20% because of holiday rentals

The economic benefit of holiday rentals will be greater than ever this summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Who is likely to authorise seaplanes if it isn't the defence ministry?


Pollensa civil seaplane activities are not ministry's responsibility

Responsibilities for regulating planes' activities in Pollensa bay lie with civil authorities and not the ministry.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Pay the same

I don't think we should have any charges which could be discriminatory.

Jason Moore

Edition of 9 February 2017