Etiqueta 'Majorca'


Barceló will impose standards for holiday apartment legalisation

Regional tourism minister, Vice-President Biel Barceló, has told hoteliers from Ibiza and Formentera that there will be no “massive” legalisation of private apartments for holiday rental.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/08/2015 00:00

Animal welfare

Blood tests for Palma’s horses

"The municipal vets are, in the meantime, carrying out three inspections a day, three days a week."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/08/2015 00:00


Confusion over eco-tax introduction

The absence of the eco-tax - which was a central policy for both Podemos and Més during the election campaign - led to differing explanations by the partners in government.

Humphrey Carter14/08/2015 00:00

Soller tunnel

Call to scrap Soller tunnel toll

Topics discussed included the renewal of fleets through introducing electric vehicles, coaches run on gas and LPG

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/08/2015 00:00

Palma airport

Another record month at Palma airport as Majorca tops last-minute booking spot

July adds to a cumulative result for the first seven months of the year which has seen a 2.5% increase in passenger traffic to 13,044,906 in total.

Humphrey Carter12/08/2015 00:00

Spain jobs

Temp jobs are growing fast in Spain but is that a good thing?

It may seem strange, then, that Adecco, the world’s largest staffing agency, is seeing its fastest growth in these places.

Humphrey Carter12/08/2015 00:00

Air tariffs

Inter-island flat-rate air price proposal receives business support

“We believe, however, that this should go further and be extended to essential routes serving Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/08/2015 00:00

Historical memory

Town halls lack funding for exhumations

There is a worry that there won't be the funding to permit exhumations called for by the law.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/08/2015 00:00


GOB says that eco-tax does not harm tourism

Stats show that tourist spending in Catalonia went up between 2012 and 2013 and then again between 2013 and 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/08/2015 00:00

Winter flights

Rural tourism hard hit by lack of winter flights

“If the number of flights increased and the demand grew, then the island would have the accommodation available to tackle seasonality.”

Humphrey Carter04/08/2015 00:00

Real Club Nautico

Eyewitness account from skipper of yacht which rescued sailor

“The pants were bad for swimming, but they gave me buoyancy,” Rodriguez said later as he prepared to continue with his plans to compete in the regatta.

Humphrey Carter03/08/2015 00:00

Winter flights

Cracking winter flights

Yesterday, the Balearic government announced its intention to set to work on opening up more winter air routes between the Balearics and the principal European tourism markets.

Humphrey Carter03/08/2015 00:00


Tour operators in "trade war" for Majorca's hotel places

European tour operators are currently engaged in a battle to ensure that they have as many hotel places for the 2016 summer season as possible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2015 00:00

Winter flights

Government plans greater competition for Majorca's winter flights

Aim to turn around situation as exists at present, namely that from late October to late March, when airlines’ winter schedules are in operation.

Andrew Ede03/08/2015 00:00

Balearic Education

Balearic education minister calls for LOMCE curriculum to be halted

 Talks were cordial with March seeking to arrive at a minimal agreement for now, while objectives in the Balearics are pursued in order to obtain a pact that will improve education in the Balearics

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/08/2015 00:00