News of the day 24 August 2017
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Some courier and freight flights operate at night.


Airline industry warns of harm from stopping Palma night flights

"I don't believe that it (the town hall) has acted with common sense or with having thought about the economic consequences."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

At present, the tourist tax applies to cruise ships that stay for twelve hours or more. This will change.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax to rise but it may not be a general rise

It has yet to be decided what the increase will be and whether it will be across the board or be targeted at specific tourist profiles. All cruise ships will be subject to the tax from next year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cleaning the streets. Not highly rated in Palma.


Palma municipal services rated worst among Spain's largest cities

There is a particularly high level of dissatisfaction with street cleaning in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Country villas for tourist rental are increasingly popular.


Increased foreign investment in rural property for tourist rental

The annual total of building permission requests is far less than it was the end of the last century.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The long Brexit wait

The uncertainty is costing British businesses hard and they can't plan.

Jason Moore

Edition of 24 August 2017