Decades of History
In the second look back at the Bulletin's almost sixty years, we highlight how sport has been covered in the paper's pages.
The Week In Tourism
The Balearic government is working with Madrid on an ERTE that is specific to the tourism sector.
De-growth, a mantra of some from the tourism-sceptic lobby, will now be a reality.
For very different reasons, beach capacity is back on the agenda. There will be the need for space between people on beaches.
There's no real evidence to suggest that the revolt in Majorca was in some way coordinated with what happened in Valencia.
it occurred to me that the Week in Tourism column in the Bulletin might seem a little odd. If there is no tourism, how can there be a column?
The week that was
Pablo was very humble but also very aware, which comes from being a family man dude.
Will gatherings of folk for fiestas be permitted by late June? One might hope so, but it seems pretty unlikely.
The week in Tourism
Where tourist tax revenue is concerned, the original figure of 128 million euros is expected to be downgraded to between 12 and 24 million, a range which is optimistic.
It seems impossible to conceive of a situation whereby, for example, Deya (with zero infections) would have different rules to its neighbour Soller (with ten).
Biel Company of the PP in the Balearics has suggested that "tourismphobia has found a perfect ally in coronavirus".
The image of the doughnut, to represent Majorca with a hole in it, wasn’t the whole of the island except the coasts.
Formentor, and not just the hotel, was very much a symbol for tourism promotion.
The week that was
When one thinks about it, Majorca is something of a doughnut anyway. Most of the population and development is on the coast, while there is comparatively little in the centre.
Certain citizens complained on social media that the disinfection efforts were being given greater importance than local heritage.