News of the day 6 December 2023
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Mallorca responsible tourism pledge

Majorca tourism

Mallorca 'responsible tourism' message at travel fairs in 2024

Particular attention to be paid to emerging tourism markets.

Andrew Ede

James Costos, former US ambassador to Spain

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Ex-US ambassador to Spain buys an estate in Mallorca

James Costos has had a close association with Mallorca over the years.

Andrew Ede

Weapons in the possession of a man in Palma, Mallorca

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Arrested in Palma for carrying knives and firearms

A resident raised the alarm - there was a man on the streets with a knife.

Andrew Ede

Pets and travelling

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Planes, tails and mid-flight snacks - Spain’s Vueling rolls out pet treats

Vueling has developed the concept jointly with Belgian pet food maker Edgard & Cooper.

Jakub Olesiuk

National Police and Palma, Mallorca business representatives

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400 National Police officers for Palma Christmas 'safe trade'

Increased risk of crime over the Christmas shopping period.

Andrew Ede

Holiday / Lifestyle
Working in the yatching industry in Mallorca

Crew focus in Mallorca

Sailing Dreams: Life, laughter, and yachting adventures with Lelani Le Roux

This week we talk to Meet a South African Stewardess whose currently back in Mallorca after bouncing around the Med all summer.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Wednesday, December 6

Employing healthy boundaries with others will prove beneficial for navigating the day's events

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday / Travelling


Find out which ships are in port today

There's only ferries and merchant ships in the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Holiday / Attractions
Plenty of events for the whole family to enjoy this festive season


Merry magic in Mallorca: Enchanting Christmas events for kids!

This Christmas, immerse your family in the enchantment of Mallorca's festive offerings, creating a tapestry of joy and treasured moments that will be cherished for years to come.

Christina Buchet

New market in El Toro


New weekly market in El Toro coming in the spring

It will take place on Wednesdays.

MDB Digial

Weather / Latest news
Rainy in Palma, Mallorca

Latest news

Thursday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Thursday, the seventh of December.

Andrew Ede

Paperwork / Paperwork
Inheritance and gift tax


Spanish succession tax in the Balearics

SSGT applies to inheritances and lifetime gifts. It is due when the beneficiary is resident in Spain, or the asset being gifted or inherited is a Spanish asset.

Cathal Rochford, Partner Blevins Franks

Edition of 1 December 2023