News of the day 24 March 2023
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Find out which ships are in port today

There is one cruise ship visiting Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Santa Ponsa, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

No more tourist accommodation places in certain resorts - ever

In so-called saturated resorts, there should be no possibility of additional accommodation places.

Andrew Ede

Street sellers in Mallorca who are on a training programme

Latest headlines

Illegal street sellers being trained to find jobs

All participants have to agree to stop selling illegally; in exchange they will be trained and receive aid.

Andrew Ede

Schumacher could be moved to Mallorca permanently.

Latest headlines

Michael Schumacher could move to Mallorca permanently

Sothebys Auction has listed Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari F1-2000 Chassis 198 for sale.

Humphrey Carter

EMSER is the town hall entity that collects the waste and cleans the streets

Latest headlines

A Pollensa rubbish row brewing up in time for the election

This week in the news: Hiring of new staff, the new season about to kick off and political rivals on friendly terms.

Andrew Ede

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Council of Mallorca now says there will be no new tourist accommodation places anywhere

Some 13,000 hotel or holiday rental places that are available will not be used.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle


Calvia: Where is my nearest Tourist Information Point?

Magalluf, Palmanova, Peguera and Santa Ponsa have tourist information offices in their towns.

Ashlee Caliz

Mallorca has become a cycling Mecca


Mallorca is riding away as the top cycling destination in Europe

The cycle tourism season covers two very specific periods, from autumn to Christmas and from February until after Easter.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
TIB buses are red and yellow.


Getting the bus to and from Calvia: Summer schedules

New routes and times from April 1 - Keep this link pinned!

Ashlee Caliz

Cala Millor, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Mallorca's tourism set for a bumper Easter

Easter bookings way up on pre-pandemic 2019.

Andrew Ede

Coronation means a bonus ten-day holiday for many.


King Charles Coronation Bank Holiday boost for Balearic holidays

Tour operators are offering specials deals to destinations like the Balearics to cash in on the Coronation holiday period.

Humphrey Carter

Weather / Temperatures
Puerto Pollensa, Mallorca


Saturday's weather in Mallorca; 28C on Friday

Weather forecast for Mallorca for March 25; very warm in the north on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca
Arta's Abdon Prats (R).

Real Mallorca

A “mini-crisis” at RCD Mallorca

Luckily our home form has just about kept our head above water.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Sausages on the grill

Food and drink

Sausages: ancient, tasty and extremely versatile

The thickest sausages you’ll find here are the Argentinian chorizos that are always on the menu at the island’s Argentinian and Uruguayan restaurants...

Andrew Valente

A safer Magalluf / News
Amanda Jeffries talks about Magalluf

A safer Magalluf

Magalluf wasn't Mallorca but now it is

Mallorca deserves people who appreciate and respect the island and its inhabitants.

Amanda Jeffrey

An old photo of Magalluf beach in 1951

A safer Magalluf

Magalluf: the history

An insignificant place on the Calvia coast with no compelling back story assumed great significance and has since inspired thousands of stories.

Andrew Ede

Richie Prior talks about working and living in Magalluf

A safer Magalluf

After 30 years of working in Magalluf, the Director of Pirates says new laws are working

He thinks the campaigns to increase awareness to the dangers of excess drinking etc. are worthy and have worked.

Richie Prior

Diablo V talks about Magalluf

A safer Magalluf

DJ Diablo V supports curbs on excessive drinking

They are not intended to curb fun, but ultimately to make Magalluf a safer place to holiday.

DJ Diablo V

Edition of 24 March 2023