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Three cruise ships are scheduled in port today. Summer fiestas are in full swing. Plenty of markets to visit and film times have been update today.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2019 09:35


Fewer cruise ships

“If the Balearic government wants fewer cruise ships, then call Madrid...”

Jason Moore18/07/2019 09:45


Sunday shopping

All shops in the designated Sunday shopping area should open on a Sunday.

Jason Moore16/07/2019 10:25


Cruise ships

“Does Palma really want to say goodbye to vital revenue?”

Jason Moore13/07/2019 09:29

Cruise ships


Too many cruise ships?

The main demand is that there be a maximum of 4,000 passengers who leave ships and go into Palma on any given day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/07/2019 12:16

Cruise ship limits in Palma are open for discussion again.

Cruise tourism

Plan to ease cruise ship impact on Palma

The government is talking to the town hall and the ports authority about cruise ship numbers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/03/2019 20:53

Joan Gual, the ports authority president (centre), with university representatives.


Cruise ships less polluting than cars and ferries

The university was commissioned to undertake a survey of air and noise pollution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/07/2018 00:00



Palma's port is full with cruise ships.


Environmentalists don't want this number of ships in port.

Cruise ships

Environmentalists want increase in cruise ship tourist tax

In addition to the tourist tax increase, there is a call for there to be no more than two ships at a time in port.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/05/2018 00:00

The numbers protesting against Symphony of the Seas on Sunday were "disappointing", according to the organisers.

Cruise tourism

Podemos wanting limit to highest-polluting cruise ships

It is necessary "to force cruise ships to adopt measures to reduce pollution".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/04/2018 00:00

Several large cruise ships in Palma's port.


Talks to stagger cruise ship visits to Palma

Small businesses do not want too many cruise ships in Palma at the same time.

Humphrey Carter15/02/2018 00:00

Silver Wind, one of the smaller cruise ships, won't be providing significant amounts of tourist tax.

Tourist tax

Four million euros from cruise ship tourist tax next year

An average amount will be between 6,000 and 10,000 euros for the larger ships.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/09/2017 00:00

Cruise ships in Palma.


High levels of cruise ship pollution in Palma

The German environmentalists claim that cruise ships are using poor quality and cheap fuel.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/08/2017 00:00


Record season

You would have thought that you wouldn’t be able to move around Palma on Tuesday with six cruise ships with 17,000 passengers visiting the port. But in fact the centre of the city was relatively fact too quiet for peak season

Jason Moore29/06/2017 00:00

In port

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A packed port of Palma

Yesterday, the Port of Palma witnessed the meeting of some of the most prestigious and luxurious cruise liners afloat in the Mediterranean this year.

Humphrey Carter28/06/2017 00:00

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17,000 cruise passengers to flock into Palma today with six liners sailing in

Today, the Port of Palma is going to be hosting six cruise liners, the maximum cap placed by the government after last August when eight cruise liners met in Palma at the same time, prompting the debate over Palma saturation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/06/2017 00:00

Larger cruise ships in Palma have required development to accommodate them.


Palma port developments for improved cruise ship service

There is a marine terminal but it isn't suitable for serving the much larger ships that are now arriving.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/06/2017 00:00