News of the day 16 August 2019
News / Latest headlines
No changes to the budget


Despite complaints, no change to the tourist tax

Hoteliers have complained about a fall in bookings this summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cala Deya


Cala Millor joins no-smoking beaches network

The initiative is a joint exercise between the health and environment ministries.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

London World Travel Market


Tour operators accused of concealing bookings' information

The Majorca Hoteliers Federation suggests that occupancy is on average down by up to four per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Reus kennels

Animal welfare

Fewer animals abandoned this summer

In spite of everything, Animal Welfare Councillor, Ramón Perpinyàwarns that "it is at the beginning and end of summer when there are more abandonments".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise ships in Palma


What's On today

Today Palma will have four cruise ships in port. Full guide of weekly markets for today and tomorrow plus listing of all the films in English in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magalluf beach

Letter to the Editor

Open letter sent to the Bulletin from a group of Santa Ponsa and Magalluf workers

No solicitor was interested in the case.

Magalluf and Santa Ponsa workers

Prince Harry and Meghan with baby Archie

Royal Family

Duke and Duchess of Sussex slammed by British media

The journey would have emitted six times more carbon dioxide than a scheduled flight to Ibiza.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Much fiestas in Sineu


Two Majorcans expelled from the island

A judge ruled that the two men leave the island by the end of the month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Let’s look after Palma

Perhaps Palma folk take the city for granted, it needs some serious TLC and now.

Humphrey Carter

Glastonbury Festival


Wanting is not the same as needing, is it...?

Doubtless our kids as part of the aptly named ‘snowflake’ generation, will be furious.

Frank Leavers

Holiday / Lifestyle


Sewage pollution in the Balearic Sea

The water going out from our sinks, showers and toilets, travels a long way before ending in the sea.

Marilles Foundation

Weather Map


Today's weather

Slight rise in temperatures today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 16 August 2019