I Applaud the efforts of the Balearic tourism ministry and their safe air corridors between Britain and the Balearics and I wish them luck because it is going to be a hard sell.

Trying to encourage Britons to come here during the winter months has been no easy task...trying to convince them to come here during the winter months in the midst of the coronavirus is going to be ever harder. But I suppose something must be done and a single tourist is better than none at all but I think that even if we do get a safe air corridor with Britain we will be talking a very small number of flights because winter tourism has grown but only slightly over the last few years and the coronavirus has meant that there are only a small number of hotels open, anyhow.

Perhaps, it might be a better idea if the local authorities started talking safe air corridors for next spring when, fingers crossed, the situation will have improved. We all know why tourists do not come to Majorca in strength during the winter months...it is a simple matter of the weather. Also, all the fiestas and other island events which take place during the winter months have been cancelled, so Majorca may be Better in Winter when there are events taking place but this year is a different matter. We all know that the tourist industry is suffering and the Balearic government should be working on a plan for the future of tourism rather than just a short-term fix to grab the headlines during the winter months.

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Mark Badoer / Hace 12 days

"We all know that the tourist industry is suffering and the Balearic government should be working on a plan for the future of tourism rather than just a short-term fix to grab the headlines during the winter months". Exactly that! But, we are dealing with politicians here, who only try to score short term points. The lack of vision displayed by this government is mind blowing. So, don´t expect too much from that side of the spectrum.

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OSN / Hace 12 days

They key is not air corridors, but the FCO advice. After the end of the transition period in December UK tourists will no longer be covered by the EHIC, so travel insurance will become even more important. As it stands it is 99% impossible to get travel insurance if the FCO advice is against all but essential travel, which it is at the moment. If you can change that, then the flights will follow. Get the flights without changing that advisory, and you will have a lot of empty planes.

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Mark / Hace 12 days

No it’s not a good idea to talk about next spring myself and my wife spend a lot of time and money in Mallorca the 14 day quarantine is a guise to keep people here spending there hard earned money I have just got back from calador had a great time put lots of euros into your economy and never felt safer all protocols were being followed by everyone unlike here in the Uk where people seem to think covid is just a common cold and don’t do anything about the guidelines especially at Birmingham airport there was nobody to check your health entry visa and all the electronic gates were open nobody sanitising them this country is a joke run by clowns if anything Mallorca should quarantine Uk citizens but please don’t I want to come back November and December so please do all you can to open corridors stay safe

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