News of the day 29 November 2017
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Prospects are good for Palma this December. But what about the rest of Majorca?


Palma businesses expecting best ever December

The total number of passengers at Palma airport in December is predicted to go up by around ten per cent to 800,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Més Minorca would prefer that the royals didn't use the Marivent.


Més Minorca want Marivent to be student residence

Other budget amendment proposals include one for the tourist tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Over 800 kilos of waste were collected at Portals Vells beaches.


820 kilos collected in final beach clean-up of the year

More than 5,300 kilos of waste (plus that from the Sunday clean-up) have been collected this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Muro mayor Martí Fornés.

Holiday rentals

Muro to review holiday rental rubbish tax rate

Muro's mayor has rejected accusations that the setting of the rate is beneficial to hotels.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Even with the discount the cost of flights can seem excessive.


Cost of festive season air travel has trebled

The chief beneficiaries are the airlines which cash in on the seasonal demand.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The nativity at El Corte Inglés.


El Corte Inglés nativity scene opens

The El Corte Inglés nativity can be seen during shop opening hours and will be on show until 7 January.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Coronado, abandoned at Son Sant Joan but about to be saved.


Council of Majorca comes to the rescue of the "Coronado"

The Convair 990A Coronado has been at Palma airport since the end of the 1980s.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pilar Carbonell after her court appearance yesterday.

Cursach affair

Carbonell a sideshow as Cursach case gets murky

The ex-tourism director general's court appearance was minor compared with what else is happening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

EasyJet will be operating the Gatwick-Minorca route from early February.


EasyJet starting Minorca flights in February

The collapse of Monarch Airlines was a significant blow to Minorca, not least because of its low-season flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment



The Spanish government appears to be edging towards victory in the dispute over Catalonia.

Jason Moore

Edition of 29 November 2017