Etiqueta 'Balearics'


Balearics leads fall in unemployment

The total number of people officially registered as out of work in the Balearics stood at 38,866 at the end of May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/07/2017 00:00



Starck super yacht in the Balearics

One of Philippe Starck-designed super yachts is currently cruising the Balearics and was phoptographed yesterday off Formentera by Resperalia Cystic Fibrosis Clinic of St Agustin, Majorca, who were enjoying their annual swim around Formentera.

Humphrey Carter01/07/2017 00:00

Holiday rentals

Owners to be limited to four properties for holiday rental

Podemos want certain parts of the Balearics to be declared "emergencies" and so ban holiday rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/05/2017 00:00

Animal welfare

Delayed legislation means bullfights will take place this summer

Podemos, who had insisted on prohibiting the correbou, now appear to be prepared to tolerate its continuing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/05/2017 00:00

Holiday rentals

Over 300 proceedings against illegal holiday rentals since 2012

"There is absolute confusion. Looking at what is in the new (holiday rentals) legislation, one doesn't know what the government intends doing."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/05/2017 00:00

Tourist tax

Barceló not ruling out tourist tax rise

Podemos are insisting that the tourist tax should be a genuine sustainable tax and that the rate should be increased.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2017 00:00

Holiday rentals

Airbnb travellers in Majorca up 90% in 2016

Airbnb says that the strong performance shows how Airbnb supports the middle class and how the economy and local communities benefit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2017 00:00

Tourist tax

Government eyeing up possible tourist tax increase in 2018

The regional government does not intend to increase the number of taxes but is looking at the rates of existing taxes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/05/2017 00:00


Balearic public opinion supports tourism

60% of respondents were either satisfied or very satisfied with tourism, thus reflecting its positive benefits.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/04/2017 00:00


Eleven per cent drop in Balearic unemployment

"We are talking about miserable salaries and people still being unable to make ends meet."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/04/2017 00:00


Air-traffic controllers could face four years in jail

From 3 December 2010, air-traffic controllers started a process of stopping work, claiming medical reasons. A "pantomime", according to the prosecution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/04/2017 00:00


Poverty rate in the Balearics falls notably

The decline in the Balearics, in percentage terms, was the greatest in the country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/04/2017 00:00

Holiday rentals

Just over half of Majorcans are in favour of holiday rentals

Over a half of those surveyed accept that rentals contribute to the "saturation" of places normally used by residents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/04/2017 00:00

Holiday rentals

Airbnb says that holiday rentals' law is bad news for families

Airbnb says it will be taking Balearic rentals' legislation to Brussels.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/04/2017 00:00


Balearics third to last for state investment

The national government's budget places the Balearics third last above only La Rioja and Navarre.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/04/2017 00:00


Almost 40% of Balearic home purchases were foreign in 2016

The level of foreign buying in the Balearics makes the region one of the most susceptible to any Brexit impact.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/03/2017 00:00


Too many hire cars in Majorca again

It is estimated that some 90,000 hire cars will be available this summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/03/2017 00:00


Company the clear winner in PP leadership election

Former Balearic president José Ramón Bauza received more than 3,000 fewer votes than Company.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/03/2017 00:00


Balearics summer tourism promotion being cut

The Balearics will not be present at travel and tourism fairs "which basically sell the summer season".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/03/2017 00:00