News of the day 1 September 2022
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Find out which ships are in port today

Two cruise ships will be in port today.

Ashlee Caliz

People at the Sa Foradada viewpoint in Deya, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Tourism growth - 75% over twenty years

2022 tourist numbers look set to be close to those of 2019 - and perhaps more.

Andrew Ede

Houses in Portocolom, Mallorca

Latest headlines

Tourist tax funding sought to replace doors and windows

Also for personal mobility vehicles and lighting in government buildings.

Andrew Ede

Bar terrace in Ibiza

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Bars and restaurants facing September staffing problems

Temporary student labour will no longer be available in September.

Andrew Ede

Spain will cut VAT on gas to 5% from October, PM Sanchez said today.

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Spain to cut VAT on gas to 5% from October, PM Sanchez says

Summer heatwaves have caused a spike in demand for electricity.


Unions want staff to have a fair share of the massive profits.

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Balearic unions call on tourist sector to splash the cash after record season

Unions claim better wages will help improve the quality of services.

Humphrey Carter

Irrigation tank in Formentera

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Agriculture sector seeking nine million euros of tourist tax revenue

Decisions on tourist tax spending will be made in a few weeks' time.

Andrew Ede

News / Comment
Bel Busquets speaking at the 2018 British Guild of Travel Writers' Gala Awards Dinner


Bel of the ball and when tourism promotion weren't such dirty words

In 2018, it was Més who were organising tourism promotions.

Andrew Ede

News / Celebs
Max Winter (Julian Looman) and Miranda Blake (Elen Rhys) star in The Mallorca Files.


The Mallorca Files is about to take California by storm

The Mallorca Files continues to give Mallorca priceless global publicity.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Cala Galiota, Colonia Sant Jordi, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

British tourism ruled supreme in the Balearics in July (don't tell the Germans!!!)

There were more foreign tourists from the UK than from Germany in July.

Weather / Latest news
This summer has broken all heat records.

Latest news

Summer 2022 breaks all records in Spain with 42 days of heatwaves

Autumn forecast to be warmer than usual in the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter

Sultry conditions in Mallorca

Latest news

Humidity due to decrease at the weekend

Very humid air from the south has increased the "thermal sensation".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather / Temperatures
Aemet weather map for midnight September 2


Weather and What's On. Today's Mallorca package

Still pretty warm; the possibility of a storm late on. Balearic Webcams (

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Island life / Living
The Test clinics are now in Mallorca


Men's health clinics come to Mallorca

The Test clinics only deal with issues related to men

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 26 August 2022