News of the day 16 June 2020
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Deya, Majorca.


Good Morning from Majorca

Sunny but very windy in some parts of Majorca today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Riu Concordia, Majorca.


Optimism reigns in the Hotel Sector

Hotel bookings in Majorca surpass all expectations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

German passengers arriving in Palma are not subject to Spain's quarantine, which will be lifted from 21 June.


Now Spain suggests that UK travellers may have to quarantine

The Spanish government is looking at whether there should be "reciprocity" on quarantine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Plaça Major residents complain to the Council.


Plaça Major residents complain to the Council

Residents of Plaça Major have complained that the lifts and escalators are not working.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



New invasive species warning

Appeal for tougher restrictions at ports and airports to control the entry of invasive species.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Econationalists in Palma object to Royal Visit.


Royal Family Tour objections

Residents of Majorca take to Twitter to voice their objections to Royal Tour.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Meeting of the government's de-escalation technical committee on Monday.


Negotiations to continue on ERTE extension

The government is proposing an extension until end-September, but there are demands for ERTE to run until the end of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Shark population at risk in the Balearic Islands.


Shark alert in the Balearic Islands

The blue shark has been declared an endangered species in the Mediterranean by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

President Armengol speaking in parliament on Tuesday.

Tourist tax

Government defending reallocation of tourist tax revenue

Tourist tax revenue looks set to be used to meet "primary needs".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Britain refuses to lift quarantine.


Massive blow for travel industry

Travel Industry reeling as UK says 14-day quarantine will not be lifted until June 29 at the earliest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

No Covid-19 fatalities in the Balearics on Tuesday.


Lowest number of Covid-19 cases for 3 months

6 new coronavirus infections confirmed in the Balearic Islands on Tuesday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rain around as summer starts.


Unsettled start to summer in Majorca

Some localised showers being forecast for the next few days in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Meliá Palma Bay will be open in July.


Meliá opening five hotels in the Balearics in July

Calvia Beach and Palma Bay hotels will be open next month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Government spokesperson María Jesús Montero speaking on Tuesday.


Opening borders will bring "dynamism" to tourism

Tourism is "our best ambassador, our best letter of introduction".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Today's temperatures


All you need to know about the weather in Majorca

Today the weather was sunny but tomorrow possible isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passenger at Gatwick airport.


British government Spain travel update

Spain will re-open its borders on June 21.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The long wait

“The Germans have arrived for their holidays a month before the Brits...”

Jason Moore


The sad sight of Magalluf

To me, it does not look like many hotels are going to be open until next month.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
Bryan with some of the ASDICA clients.

Majorca Mallorca

Ride for charity

This will be a regular event for cyclists and everyone is very welcome to join to help raise money for charity, stay fit, enjoy Majorca and meet likeminded friends.

Vicki McLeod

Cavallets in Majorca

Enjoying Majorca

Spring 1820: Abolition in Majorca

Late spring in Majorca two hundred years ago was marked by a major public health crisis but also by significant abolition.

Andrew Ede

José Ramón Bauzá.

The Blog

Permanent teleworker tourism: new or old?

Bauzá was suggesting there could be "permanent tourism", and the Balearics would be one of the parts of the country most suited to this, because of its obvious attraction as a coastal destination.

Andrew Ede

An empty Puerto.

Spotlight on Soller

All about the transport

Life in our Valley is slowly doing things it used to.

Shirley Roberts

Sport / Real Mallorca
Edition of 16 June 2020