Etiqueta 'Balearics'

Tourism

Better in Winter promoted in Barcelona

"Better in Winter" has been the slogan used by the Balearic Tourism Agency at travel and tourism fairs

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/03/2017 00:00

Corruption

More corruption cases in the Balearics than other regions

There were more corruption cases and more people accused in the Balearics than elsewhere.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/03/2017 00:00

Business

Half of Balearic businesses will be hiring more staff this year

Businesspeople in the Balearics are more optimistic than most and are anticipating growth in sales and investment this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2017 00:00

Animal welfare

New legislation will not outlaw the Fornalutx bull-run

Animal-rights groups have given the government an ultimatum of ten days to set out measures by which it will ban the bull-run.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2017 00:00

Health

Balearics have more heart attack deaths than the national average

The number of deaths from heart attack or stroke exceeded the national average by twelve.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/02/2017 00:00

Employment

Women in the Balearics earn 20% less than men

The wage gap is the third lowest in the country, but there's a catch.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/02/2017 00:00

Industrial relations

Dockworkers planning nine days of strikes

The Balearic Islands have a dependence on merchant shipping.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/02/2017 00:00

Nautical

Nautical sector is fuelling a boom in employment

One of the main problems is the lack of trained and qualified local professionals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/02/2017 00:00

Holiday rentals

Holiday rentals' registrations doubled last year

The increase in registrations was partly because of concerns about possible restrictions under new legislation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/02/2017 00:00

Emergencies

Over one hundred wildfires in the Balearics in 2016

The largest fire in Majorca was in August at Ses Comunes in Petra (45 hectares; 111 acres).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/01/2017 00:00

Emergencies

Madrid approves rapid payment of flood compensation

The Balearics are classified as a "zone severely affected by a civil protection emergency", for which compensation will be forthcoming.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/01/2017 00:00

Fishing

Trawler stoppages reducing fishermen's total catch

Trawlers can't go out on a certain number of days in a drive to preserve fish stocks.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/01/2017 00:00

Tourism

Another summer of "saturation" for the Balearics

The hoteliers blame illegal rentals for there being saturation and evidence of so-called "tourismphobia".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/01/2017 00:00

Tourism

Balearics looking to grow Spanish tourism

President Armengol stated the case for "balanced tourism" in the Balearics and so for a lengthening of the season, greater quality and employment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/01/2017 00:00

Crime

Increase in holiday rentals' internet scams

The National Police's economic and technological crimes division has in recent months processed more than 200 complaints.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/01/2017 00:00

Education

Over 2,000 Balearic teachers can take classes in English

Over 14% of the 14,721 teachers in the Balearics are trained and qualified to teach in a foreign language.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/01/2017 00:00