News of the day 14 May 2017
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German tourists in Playa de Palma.


UK, Swedish tourism up; German, French down

The fall in German tourist numbers is mainly among the lower spending part of the market.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It doesn't do to be complacent about beach quality. Plastic is a particular issue.


Flags, tax and plastic: the week in Majorca

Blue Flags were being awarded or taken away, bans on plastic were announced, and the government was looking at a higher tourist tax.

Andrew Ede

Limits on days for rentals apply in other cities.

Holiday rentals

Limit on number of days a property can be rented to tourists

The number of days being mentioned would be 60, although 75 is another number on the table.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


A group to take you on a jazz journey

British musician and member of the Balearic Symphony Orchestra Phil Dawson talks about his new adventure in jazz.

Humphrey Carter

The Cologne flight to Palma was cancelled.


Plane bound for Palma cancelled after "suspicious conversation"

Passengers believed that there was someone "suspicious" on the plane.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


What's on in Majorca: 15-21 May

Capdepera's hugely popular mediaeval market from Friday to Sunday. Wine days all week in the Binissalem region. The festival of traditional tattoo in Santa Ponsa from Wednesday, and Alcudia's Andalusian Feria de Abril is also from Friday until Sunday.

Andrew Ede


Day Against Domestic Violence: Pollensa, 21 May

The Day Against Domestic Violence takes place in Pollensa's Sant Domingo Cloister - Sunday, 21 May from 10am to 3pm.

Alice LaPlante

News / Comment


It pays to talk

Oh no, we might have to use pen and paper again and perhaps we might even have to talk to someone.

Jason Moore

Edition of 14 May 2017