News of the day 25 November 2017
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Fine autumn weather in Majorca will have helped boost occupancy.


October hotel performance better than ever

More than a quarter of Spain's foreign tourists stayed in the Balearics in October.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Will the tourist tax really threaten Palma's cruise stopovers?

Tourist tax

Cruise association believes the tourist tax is illegal

The cruise operators' association is making clear that the tourist tax may well result in Balearic ports being dropped from cruise itineraries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The old power station. In a state of abandonment for years.


Endesa wants power station to be declared a ruin

Endesa would prefer to demolish the old power station entirely.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Christmas lights were switched on in Palma on Thursday.


Tourist money and Christmas lights: the week in Majorca

Podemos were demanding an audit of the tourism ministry; there was a less than convincing explanation about how the tourist tax is spent; matters were heading towards the courts and Brussels; and the lights went on in Palma.

Andrew Ede

Pollensa council meeting in session.


Pollensa town hall will buy the "Renault car park"

The town hall hopes that spending half a million euros will solve car parking problems.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There are to be four interchange stations, including Palma's.


New bus network to be introduced in 2019

Bus frequencies will increase by almost 50% and the total length of routes will increase by a similar amount.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Improvements to the square in Arenal have been demanded for years.


Arenal's Orange Square to be redeveloped

Work on the Plaza Reina María Cristina in Arenal will cost 520,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Guardia Civil officers at the villa in Crestatx.


Human remains found at Crestatx villa

An archaeologist was called in to assist the Guardia Civil's forensics squad.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Edition of 25 November 2017