Etiqueta 'Brexit'


Pound's slump affecting resorts' businesses

The national hoteliers federation CEHAT and the Exceltur alliance for touristic excellence have both pleaded with the Balearic government to put the tourist tax on hold.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/07/2016 00:00


Brexit, crime and tourist tax: the week in Majorca

It was a major news week. Brexit, the Spanish election, the tourist tax.

Andrew Ede03/07/2016 00:00

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Three contrasting and well-considered readers' letters re Brexit, plus a visitor to Puerto Pollensa finds the lack of car parking because of the pedestrianisation less than convenient.

30/06/2016 00:00


"Brexit will have no immediate effect on the Balearics"

With the Balearics almost sold out and with fears of overbooking this summer season, the region is forecasting that Brexit will not have any immediate effects.

Humphrey Carter30/06/2016 00:00


Balearic summit called to analyse the effects of the Brexit

The Balearic government has called an urgent meeting of the Tourism Advisory Board this week to discuss and analyse the possible consequences that Britain leaving the European Union will have on the tourist industry, the local economy and jobs.

Humphrey Carter28/06/2016 00:00


Brexit, beaches, drugs: the week in Majorca

The leave vote left many in Majorca stunned, the police were scoring victories against organised crime and the controversy of Puerto Pollensa's beaches managed to rumble on.

Andrew Ede26/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Brexit will create uncertainty for selling holidays

"Nobody in the UK appears to know what is going on. That 350 million we’re going to get back was a lie." "It’s bad news for the tourist industry."

Humphrey Carter25/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

This is the beginning of the break-up of the United Kingdom

"I think those who suffered the biggest shock was the leave group because they have no road map, no plan B. They don’t know what to do next."

Humphrey Carter25/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Adiós, Europe

The people of the UK have voted to leave the European Union by a majority of 52%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/06/2016 00:00

The Spanish city of La Linea de la Concepcion, and the top of the Rock, a monolithic limestone promontory, are seen next to the


Spain to seek co-sovereignty on Gibraltar after Brexit

Spain will seek co-sovereignity on Gibraltar following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Angus Berwick24/06/2016 00:00


Spanish PM says EU should be reformed to focus on economy after Brexit vote

The European Union should be reformed to focus on economic growth, jobs and greater integration after Britain's vote, Rajoy said today.

Angus Berwick and Julien Toyer24/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Brexit: Balearic government issues message of reassurance to expatriates

The government stressed that there would be no immediate effect on British residents or visitors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/06/2016 00:00


Tourism minister's fears for Brexit confirmed

Biel Barceló, the Balearic tourism minister, yesterday said that Brexit could affect Balearic tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/06/2016 00:00


Sterling hits 30-yr low, yen and franc surge as Brexit stuns markets

Sterling sank 10 per cent in value, triggering a rush of capital into the traditional security of the yen and the Swiss franc.

Anirban Nag24/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Brexit reactions in Majorca: Impact on expatriates

"In June 2018 all of the current agreements Britain has with the EU, be it Spain, France, wherever, will become null and void."

Humphrey Carter24/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Brexit and the tourism sector

There is no question that a fall in the value of the pound will make holidays dearer for the British.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Brits in Spain anxious about Brexit

The health care issue is one that concerns the over-60s predominantly, with younger Britons more anxious about the labour market.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Majorca's exporters greatly concerned at Brexit prospect

"It will be very negative for the Balearic and European economy and will affect more than 200 businesses on the islands."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Looming EU referendum casts shadow for British retirees in Spain

"I think a lot of people will leave here and go back to England and they will just have to find places to put us in England."

01/06/2016 00:00


EU referendum

Brexit: No guarantees from PM for expats 

"If we vote to leave, however, we simply cannot guarantee that those benefits we enjoy as members of the EU will remain in place."

Humphrey Carter12/04/2016 00:00