News of the day 24 June 2020
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Bellver Forest, Palma.

Weather

Good Morning from Majorca

Very hot and sunny in Majorca on Wednesday, grab your suntan lotion and head for the beach! To view the weather across the island from our webcams, click here.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Retailers are gearing up for the summer sales.

Economy

Bargains Galore!

It's been one of the worst years on record in the Retail Sector because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Vintage Soller Train.

Tourism

All Aboard!

Passengers can take the Vintage train from Palma to Soller from Thursday, June 25.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Airline ticket prices soar by more than 50%.

Tourism

Balearic flight prices more than double!

Airlines cash in on demand for flights now that the coronavirus lockdown is over.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Customers drifting back to the gym slowly.

Health

Gym attendance down by almost half

Gym owners in Majorca say customers are drifting back slowly.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police monitor closed beaches in Palma.

Culture

Sant Joan celebrations muted

No major incidents during Sant Joan celebrations in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Temporary halt to Cala Ratjada promenade work

The Costas Authority has responded to the work having been denounced by environmentalists GOB.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cruise tourism

Pullmantur Cruises files for bankruptcy

Pullmantur operated three ships - Horizon, Monarch, and Sovereign.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma

News

Brits can fly to 10 European countries next week

British tourists will be able to fly to 10 Europe.an countries, including Spain from July 4

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal family

King and Queen in Majorca on Thursday

King Felipe and Queen Letizia are conducting a tour of Spain's regions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma

News

Brits Abroad from July 4

British Government poised to confirm Air Corridors with 10 European countries, including Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Magalluf beach, Majorca.

Weather

Heatwave forecast in Spain

Majorca will be very hot and sunny for the next few days and temperatures will soar at the weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Around 300 Palma holiday rental apartments available on Airbnb

A Balearic government fine imposed on Airbnb was recently annulled by the Balearic High Court.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Junípero Serra Statue in Petra.

Culture

Anger over Junípero Serra statue

Head of Junípero Serra statue in Petra covered with plastic bag.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Coronavirus

Second couple return to Minorca and test positive

The second couple had travelled from the US.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Air bridges are a “massive” priority for the government.

Travel

UK government to say more about coronavirus 'air bridges' on June 29

Britons hoping to go on holiday and airlines are putting pressure on the government.

Reuters

News / Comment

Viewpoint

Changing times

“Perhaps the local government should consider economic change...”

Jason Moore

Viewpoint

Stop blaming tourists

Gridlock and packed beaches, it’s not the tourists’ fault this time...

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 24 June 2020
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