News of the day 15 June 2020
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Tourism

Spain prepared for control of outbreaks when tourism restarts

Aparthotels in the Balearics have been reserved for possible cases of tourist contagion.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Arta, Majorca.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

It's a beautiful sunny day in Majorca but it will cloud over this evening in some places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beaches

Minorca beach control based on information campaign

A technological approach to beach capacity control is being ruled out for now.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

First flights from Germany will arrive in Palma today.

Tourism

First flights from Germany

First German tourists taking part in the Pilot Scheme arrive in the Balearic Islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Tourists welcome from June 21.

News

British Tourists can come to Spain next week

British tourists will have to quarantine for 2 weeks after they return from Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Javier Vich, President, Hotel Association of Palma and Cala Mayor.

Tourism

Positive news in the Hotel Sector

At least 50% of Palma's urban hotels will reopen in July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

UFAM Officers, Palma.

Crime

Shocking allegations against mother of 2

A 34-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly brutally beating her children.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

First group of German Tourists arrive in Palma.

Tourism

Nearly 200 German Tourists have arrived

Around 20 journalists arrived on the flight from Düsseldorf this morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Arenal's "lollipop" sculpture is removed

The sculpture and other design features are said to have cost one million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal family

Iñaki Urdangarin's prison release permissions can resume

Release permissions for the King's brother-in-law were suspended because of the state of alarm.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Palma tunnel closed.

Transport

Warning to Motorists!

Nightmare for motorists as Palma tunnel is shut for a week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Spanish government has "dynamited" tourist pilot plan

It is argued that reopening borders from next week undermines the Balearics pilot plan.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sebastian Ebel, TUI CEO at Palma Airport.

Tourism

TUI CEO convinced the season will be a success

TUI CEO says coordination is key to the success of the Tourist Pilot Plan and the rest of the summer season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German tourists to arrive to Mallorca

Tourism

Sunseekers and cigarette runs Europe starts to reopen borders

Hundreds of Germans arrive in Palma.

Reuters

Coronavirus has killed 27,136 people in Spain in a matter of months.

Health

Study compares death toll from Flu vs Covid-19

Death toll from coronavirus is twice the number from flu in 2 years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German tourists arrive to Mallorca

Tourism

Travel boss says Majorca will have a good holiday season

Demand for holidays to the island in Germany is high.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures

Weather

All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Super sunny summer day on the Balearic Islands. But will it last?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourists arriving to Palma airport

Travel

British embassy confirms Brits can travel to Spain from June 21

Spain will reopen its borders to most European visitors from June 21.

Reuters

Pelea en el Port de Sóller

News

Soller street fight

One eyewitness told police that a group of youths in a car were driving at speed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Holiday season

“While the rest of Europe is opening up Britain is closing down...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Tourist test farce

What purpose does a week of this plan serve?

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
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The Week That Was

The warring sisters of Congress

Irene has become hugely popular with the media, especially the broadcast media, as she is "good copy".

Andrew Ede

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Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca prepare for the 2020 summer

The frustration of the lockdown weeks and the plans it put on hold is definitely having a unique side to it.

Shirley Roberts

Edition of 14 June 2020
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