Palma.—It is official, Spain welcomed a record 60.4 million foreign tourists last year, according to estimates released by Exceltur, the association for excellence and quality  tourist sector, and according to’s hotel price index for 2013, Majorca was the third most popular  destination with foreign holiday makers behind Madrid and Barcelona respectively.
Majorca’s popularity was extremely strong in central and Northern European markets, while Barcelona also appealed most to the Russian market.