News of the day 1 September 2017
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Benito resignation causes concern for hoteliers

The hotel industry has been left without someone to take it into the wage negotiation and to contend with the rise in the tourist tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Madrid taking measures to control Uber licences

Licences could soon become available. It is reckoned there could be as many as a thousand in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Unions back tourist tax rise

The CCOO and the UGT don't believe the rise in tourist tax will be harmful, but the UGT is wondering why the tax isn't applied to yachts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Woman beaten up at Felanitx fiestas

There had been an earlier incident of a sexual nature. Four young men later attacked the woman.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Tourist tax

The damage could cost the islands at least double the amount the government expects to raise.

Jason Moore

Edition of 1 September 2017