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Andrew Ede
Andrew Ede

Background in business publishing. Started an online blog about Mallorca in 2005, which went daily in 2007, covering culture, environment, history, politics, tourism and more. Became a regular contributor to the Bulletin in 2010 before joining the staff a few years later.

The Week In Tourism

Tourism in June: What a difference a year makes

The quarantine is linked to the state of alarm, but as we know - because Sánchez has said so - the state of alarm could be lifted early in certain regions; the Balearics would be one of these regions.

Andrew Ede 29/05/2020 00:10

Viewpoint

Getting used to it

“With all this, there will be those who once more wonder if it’s all worth it.”

Andrew Ede 28/05/2020 18:15

Looking Back

Leaving On A Jet Plane

We look back at the vital role played by the airplane in tourism development.

Andrew Ede 28/05/2020 14:47

Viewpoint

Controlling the beaches

You go when you feel like it and leave when you feel like it.

Andrew Ede 27/05/2020 18:56

The Blog

The collapse of culture

Palma Auditorium isn't opening with 30% capacity, and artists can't come to the island anyway.

Andrew Ede 27/05/2020 00:10

Viewpoint

The Spanish way

Even if there is proof, though, are the courts the way?

Andrew Ede 26/05/2020 18:27

The Blog

Tourism jobs: where are the alternatives?

In Spain in the final quarter of last year, 2.67 million people were employed in tourism.

Andrew Ede 26/05/2020 02:02

Enjoying Majorca

The noble founding of Colonia Sant Jordi

The four colonies that survived - Colonia Sant Jordi, Colonia Sant Pere, Porto Cristo and Portocolom - all offered fishing as a form of economic diversification.

Andrew Ede 26/05/2020 00:10

Viewpoint

Predicting June’s tourism

Over a month ago, Tui said much the same thing.

Andrew Ede 25/05/2020 17:42

The Week That Was

Pedro Sánchez and Frankenstein's baby

Was the baby the product of the "Frankenstein government"?

Andrew Ede 25/05/2020 13:12

Viewpoint

Person of the week, boos and cheers

Find out who was the Bulletin's Person of the week and who received this this week's three cheers and big boo.

Andrew Ede 24/05/2020 00:10

Northern Spotlight

The Ternelles way ... on it goes

The Ternelles way is one of six ways which lead to the sea that the town hall has included in the general urban plan.

Andrew Ede 23/05/2020 00:10

The Blog

Flags, quality marks and Covid

Phase 2 and all that will mean that Majorca's beaches are open again - properly open, that is.

Andrew Ede 21/05/2020 02:24

Viewpoint

Vulnerability of tourism

“The Spanish productive fabric is in a position of greater vulnerability ... as a result of the crisis”.

Andrew Ede 20/05/2020 17:42

The Blog

Right but wrong: Garzón on tourism

The real problem with what Garzón has had to say is, in my view, the fact that he is a communist.

Andrew Ede 20/05/2020 00:10

Enjoying Majorca

The fire that died in Alcudia

“There is talk that Es Fogueró will rise from the grave. I’ll ask you if this is not a true miracle, a supernatural act, worthy of going down in history.”

Andrew Ede 19/05/2020 00:10

The Blog

Damned if he does, damned if he doesn't

The prime minister was rather vague when speaking on Saturday, and he can’t be when it comes to presenting the proposal for an extension to Congress. He has to give a date.

Andrew Ede 18/05/2020 23:55

Viewpoint

More than urgent measures

The Balearic government will generate 31,000 jobs.

Andrew Ede 18/05/2020 17:30

The Week That Was

The minister of added value

Holding a proper and structured debate regarding national economic strategy is one thing, but Alberto's intervention last week was not terribly helpful at a time when the tourism industry and the general economy is on its knees.

Andrew Ede 18/05/2020 15:09

Viewpoint

Person of the week, boos and cheers

“Unlikely that big, lavish international holidays are going to be possible this summer.”

Andrew Ede 17/05/2020 00:10