News of the day 24 January 2018
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Culture

Majorca mourns Barbara Weil, painter and sculptor

In 1967, Barbara Weil and the family took time to explore the Mediterranean Sea by sailboat; they happened upon the small fishing village of Puerto Andratx.

Charles Weinstein

Tourist tax

Tourist tax war between Greece and the Balearics

The Greek tourist tax "is to aim to enhance the State’s revenue in the context of the current fiscal adjustment programme".

Humphrey Carter

Tourism

Joint promotion of Majorca's Pla region

Specific attractions in terms of culture and heritage include the Cossier dancers of both Algaida and Montuiri.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Difficult rescue of man who fell down a cliff

The 62-year-old fell some ten metres down a cliff edge in Llucmajor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Formentor shuttle bus delayed for a year

The shuttle bus will form part of the routes for the new bus service concessions that will begin in 2019.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Business

Hotel room revenue in the Balearics up by 80%

The RevPar ratio of revenue per available room went up to an average of 80.5 euros in the Balearics last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health

Unions unclear about health service Catalan requirements

The government is running up against a problem in that it is unlikely to be able to cover all posts because of the language stipulation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Rentals zoning will "perpetuate" sun and beach tourism

Rentals zoning will benefit coastal areas and will prevent the development and renewal of municipalities in the interior.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas

British journalists invited to Sant Sebastià fiestas

Journalists from Love Exploring, Flux Magazine and The Culture Trip have been in Palma for the fiestas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

The fugitive president

Puigdemont can never really become Catalan president.

Jason Moore

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