News of the day 16 May 2017
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All-inclusives are targeted because guests typically only eat in the hotels.


Compensation claim companies cold calling Britons in Majorca

"I enquired what happens if I hadn’t had food poisoning, and they put the phone down. That company was trying to convince me to commit a crime."

Humphrey Carter

An alleged pirate taxi driver at Ibiza airport. The taxi in the photo is of course a licensed one.


Action against pirate taxis to be intensified

Fines for advertising pirate taxis via websites could be as high as 12,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Biel Barceló in parliament yesterday.

Holiday rentals

Barceló blames the PP for problems with holiday rentals

"We have a genuine problem because their law (the PP's 2012 tourism law) did not pursue what is illegal."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Moors and Christians battle in Soller on Monday.


Prison for man who made sexual advances at Soller's fiesta

The Council of Majorca has been targeting fiestas in a campaign against sexual aggression.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No hotels in Son Serra de Marina.

Holiday rentals

More rentals' places than residents in Son Serra

There are places for 825 tourists in legally registered holiday properties, while there are 813 people registered as residents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Real Mallorca miracle needed

A minor miracle is needed to save Real Mallorca from relegation.

Jason Moore

Edition of 16 May 2017