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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.

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Extraordinary help

Armengol has made this point over and over.

Andrew Ede 04/05/2020 17:32

Northern Spotlight

Spotlight North

Find out what has been happening up north this week.

Andrew Ede 02/05/2020 04:01

Decades of History

We Are The Champions

In the second look back at the Bulletin's almost sixty years, we highlight how sport has been covered in the paper's pages.

Andrew Ede 01/05/2020 13:55

The Week In Tourism

De-escalation a disappointment for the tourism industry

The Balearic government is working with Madrid on an ERTE that is specific to the tourism sector.

Andrew Ede 01/05/2020 13:17

The Blog

Planning For Tourism De-Growth

De-growth, a mantra of some from the tourism-sceptic lobby, will now be a reality.

Andrew Ede 30/04/2020 09:11

Comment

Best practice?

“A manual for best practice clearly isn’t sufficient.”

Andrew Ede 29/04/2020 16:48

The Blog

Space, The Viral Frontier ...

For very different reasons, beach capacity is back on the agenda. There will be the need for space between people on beaches.

Andrew Ede 29/04/2020 11:52

Enjoying Majorca

Masters of their destiny: Revolt of the Brotherhoods

There's no real evidence to suggest that the revolt in Majorca was in some way coordinated with what happened in Valencia.

Andrew Ede 28/04/2020 10:40

The Blog

Travel Has Never Been So Important

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?

Andrew Ede 28/04/2020 09:53

Comment

Confinement and common sense

There have unquestionably been flagrant abuses, but there have also been cases which don’t seem to be.

Andrew Ede 27/04/2020 17:17

The week that was

The family man dude

Pablo was very humble but also very aware, which comes from being a family man dude.

Andrew Ede 27/04/2020 10:51

Northern Spotlight

Town hall harmony and disharmony

Will gatherings of folk for fiestas be permitted by late June? One might hope so, but it seems pretty unlikely.

Andrew Ede 25/04/2020 11:23

The week in Tourism

Recalculating the tourist tax

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.

Andrew Ede 24/04/2020 11:01

The Blog

Different Rules For Different Villages?

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).

Andrew Ede 24/04/2020 10:16

The Blog

The Post-Covid Economy

Biel Company of the PP in the Balearics has suggested that "tourismphobia has found a perfect ally in coronavirus".

Andrew Ede 23/04/2020 09:34

The Blog

The Doughnut Is A Quarry

The image of the doughnut, to represent Majorca with a hole in it, wasn’t the whole of the island except the coasts.

Andrew Ede 22/04/2020 18:08

Comment

Balearics virus management

I am now more convinced by the minister, while stressing that it is those on the health care front line who most merit praise

Andrew Ede 22/04/2020 17:58

Enjoying Majorca

Formentor, wisdom and tourism

Formentor, and not just the hotel, was very much a symbol for tourism promotion.

Andrew Ede 21/04/2020 16:58

The week that was

A rap for Majorca's farmers

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.

Andrew Ede 20/04/2020 09:26

Northern Spotlight

A disinfection fuss about nothing

Certain citizens complained on social media that the disinfection efforts were being given greater importance than local heritage.

Andrew Ede 18/04/2020 09:12