News of the day 17 January 2018
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National tourism minister Álvaro Nadal (centre) placed the blame for saturation on holiday rentals.


National tourism minister blames holiday rentals for "saturation"

Leading hoteliers attacked the Balearic government over holiday rentals and the tourist tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Member of the fire crews dealing with the Puig Maria incident.


Pollensa Puig Maria fire controlled

The fire started at around quarter to eight this morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the India pavilion.


Eight-month seasons for all the Balearics

In Madrid yesterday, President Armengol spoke about tourism seasons of eight months and more, while the King and Queen visited the stands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Balearic legislation will be designed to avoid different causes of food waste.


Restaurant doggy bags to become obligatory

A key part of the legislation will be the way in which it intends to tackle food waste.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The former priest in court yesterday.


Former Selva priest denies sexual abuse charges

The ex-priest said that there was a "financial motive" behind the accusation of sexual abuse of a twelve-year-old girl.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Acciona ground services staff could go on strike.

Industrial relations

Airport handling workers threatening to strike over redundancies

Acciona is seeking the redundancies because of the loss of business it had with Niki.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Jaume Far, whose position required that he be sworn in.


Anti-corruption office director delivers a warning

"There are people who are reluctant to see themselves as offenders, as they think that if others are doing it, then why not me."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


A new hotel boss

I was very impressed by the new president of the hoteliers federation.

Jason Moore

Edition of 17 January 2018