Palma.—S'Illot is doing even better in July than in June when hotel occupanyc stood at 80 percent, hoteliers associations confirmed yesterday.
Currently, establishments such as the Perla de s'Illot, Club s'Illot, The Colombo and Arcos Playa are practically full and forecasts for August remain high.

Manacor's Tourist Information Office meanwhile reported that since it opened its doors to the public at the beginning of last month, there have been 2'000 visitors asking for assistance. The majority of questions relate to maps of Majorca and public transport timetables, but many tourists are also interested in excursions and cycling trips.

English and German tourists are still the most numerous in s'Illot which appeals to families by reason of its easy-going style and peaceful location. As time goes on however, there is an increasing variety of nationalities holidaying in s'Illot during the summer months with Czechs, Russians and Swiss adding to the ranks of the French and Italians.

Most of the tourists in s'Illot are looking for sun, sea and sand holidays. Although mainly family groups, there is a growing number of young people coming away in organised holidays of their own.

Surveys show that visitors would like to see more independent bars, restaurants and cafeterias in s'Illot, car hire firms, taxi ranks and banks.


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