Etiqueta 'Cruise ships'


More cruise ships for Alcudia this year

The port has attracted ships that can be no longer than 210 metres and has started to earn a reputation as a "boutique" port.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/01/2017 00:00


Legal holiday rentals could be de-registered under new legislation

"If it doesn't meet the regulations, it cannot be registered. If you want to set up a bar, you also have to comply with regulations."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/12/2016 00:00


Cruise operators looking to Palma as a home base

The value of packages for tourists who start their cruises in Palma is considerably greater than for cruise stopovers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/11/2016 00:00


"Cruise ships do not cause saturation"

"I believe that Palma's cruise tourism should continue to grow unimpeded."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/10/2016 00:00


Yet more cruise ships for Palma next year

The scheduled increase for next year is bound to fuel more complaints about "saturation" of the city by cruise passengers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2016 00:00


Cruise numbers down for the first half of the year

The half-yearly figures for cruise-ship passenger traffic show a decrease of more than four per cent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/08/2016 00:00


Environmentalists seeking limits to Palma's cruise ships

Calls for a consideration of limits to cruise ships have come from other sources, including the tourism minister Biel Barceló.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2016 00:00


Cruise ship pollution levels to be studied

The study of pollution levels will be at all five of the state ports in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/07/2016 00:00


Overwhelmed by cruise passengers; now it's the toilets

"Every time they flush the loo, eight or ten litres are used, and I have to pay for it."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/07/2016 00:00

Tourist tax

Under 20% of cruise ships are subject to the tourist tax

Fewer than twenty per cent of cruise ships coming to Balearic ports this year will be subject to the tourist tax. This is because the time they are in port is under twelve hours.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/07/2016 00:00


Disorder and Harmony: the week in Majorca

While the police were seemingly taking control in Playa de Palma, there were concerns about growing levels of disorder in Magalluf and other resorts. Harmony Of The Seas arrived, exporters were anxious because of Brexit, and Ryanair was diversifying.

Andrew Ede19/06/2016 00:00


Businesses voice their support for Palma cruise tourism

Business opinion is that the public do not appreciate the economic benefit that this type of tourism has.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/06/2016 00:00

Latest headlines

Geordie Shore and giants of the seas: the week in Majorca

Calvia appeared to be getting tough with the producers of Geordie Shore, tourism minister Barceló had cruise ships, all-inclusives and holiday rentals on his mind, and there was a further twist in the Puerto Pollensa beach saga.

Andrew Ede12/06/2016 00:00


Barceló wants no more than four cruise ships a day in Palma

"We must regulate in order that there are no more than four ships. I have let the operators know this."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/06/2016 00:00


35,000 cruise passengers visiting Palma this week

This summer is heading to be a record one, with the number of cruise ships visiting Palma due to be one of the highest to date, nearly 600.

Humphrey Carter17/05/2016 00:00

Latest headlines

Cruising, cycling, chaotic beaches: the week in Majorca

There were more ships than ever, while cyclists (and events) continued to cause debate and the Catalan language also proved to be a debating point.

Monitor08/05/2016 00:00



Barceló insists government has condemned anti-tourist graffiti

Today's tourism questions in parliament also considered overcrowding in Palma because of the numbers of passengers. This was on the day that the port broke a record for cruise ships.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/05/2016 00:00


New entry point for cruise ship sightseers

The measures are part of a package to reorganise the flow of tourists in the city centre.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/04/2016 00:00


Britain’s finest sailing for Palma

Cunard and P&O are going to be operating their flagship cruise liners in the Western Mediterranean this summer and Palma is going to be featuring on their itineries.

Humphrey Carter13/01/2016 00:00