Etiqueta 'Balearics'


Barceló accused of wanting to "give up" sun-and-beach tourism

Barceló said that sun-and-beach tourism brings wealth, but work needs to be done in order to bring more tourists in the winter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/11/2016 00:00


Ferry operators worried about airline flat-rate tariff

The association for maritime businesses is warning that inter-island ferry services could disappear.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/11/2016 00:00


Evictions to be prohibited if there is no housing alternative

Banks and large businesses will be obliged to register empty flats for social housing rental.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/11/2016 00:00


Brexit may drive Balearic property prices down

It is being taken as something of a given that a weaker pound and uncertainty will cause a slowdown in the property market

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/11/2016 00:00

Food and drink

Quality mark for local bread launched

Bakeries which bake their own bread are to be identified with the brand, which is part of a campaign to ensure the future of traditional bakery.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/11/2016 00:00


Bauzá planning to lead the Balearics PP again

Bauzá, currently a senator for the Balearics in Madrid, said today that he has "learned from mistakes".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/11/2016 00:00


Salom appointed national government delegate in the Balearics

Salom stressed that she will work hard to make the islands very safe and will do so thanks to Spain having "extraordinary security forces".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/11/2016 00:00

Tourist tax

Tourist tax revenue disguising environment budget, insist GOB

"If it is used for financial engineering, we will witness a deception and a fraudulent commitment to the environment by the government."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/11/2016 00:00


Tax revenue loss from hire cars registered outside the Balearics

It is estimated that some 40% of hire cars "left" the Balearics and were registered on the mainland.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/11/2016 00:00


Balearics have one of the highest rates of drug use in the country

When it comes to driving, the study reveals that three out of ten drivers who are tested for drugs are positive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/11/2016 00:00


Armengol invites Catalonia to join a lobby for improved financing

The Rajoy minority government offers a "great opportunity" for amending the current system of regional financing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/11/2016 00:00


Balearic winter bookings up 20% on last year

According to On the Beach, Ibiza is proving to be particularly popular this winter.

Humphrey Carter11/11/2016 00:00


Four arrests in the Balearics in child pornography operation in Spain

Four men in the Balearics are among 56 detained for distributing images with "extreme cruelty" to "very young minors".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/11/2016 00:00


One in three summer job contracts was fraudulent

The working conditions of 5,500 workers were improved as a result of the employment inspection campaign.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/11/2016 00:00


British holiday bookings soar despite Brexit

Balearic minister for tourism, Biel Barcelo, told the Bulletin that the British market was performing far better than they had originally thought.

Jason Moore07/11/2016 00:00


Early rush for Balearic holidays in the UK

Early holiday bookings to the Balearics for summer 2017 have risen by eight per cent, easing fears over the weakness of the pound and Brexit.

Jason Moore05/11/2016 00:00


Satisfaction with forest fire management given drought conditions

There were 105 forest and natural area fires in the Balearics up to 15 October.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/11/2016 00:00


Barceló announces plan to alleviate tourist pressure

The government's "plan for touristic equilibrium" will address effects of tourism "massification".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/11/2016 00:00


Unemployment rises as tourism season ends

Compared with 2015, though, the unemployment rate looks rather better, as there were 10,337 fewer people on the register.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/11/2016 00:00