Minister Barceló listens to Calvia mayor, Alfonso Rodríguez.


The Balearic tourism minister, Vice-President Biel Barceló, has met with the mayors of Calvia and Andratx as part of a round of visits to coastal resort areas, designed to assess at first hand the most important projects that are required.

Calvia's Alfonso Rodríguez stressed the need for continuing investment in infrastructure to improve tourist areas, for legislative amendment (with regard to all-inclusives for instance), and for a tourist product that is of quality as well as being innovative and attractive.

With investment in mind, resumption to work on the remodelling of the avenue in Magalluf will resume at the start of November, while work will start on redeveloping the Calle Eucaliptus in Paguera: the total funds for the two projects amount to 2.3 million euros.

Jaume Porsell, the mayor of Andratx, was concerned in particular about the improvement of the port area, the need to regulate holiday rentals, the promotion of hiking tourism and the cultural and natural heritage of Andratx.


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Stan The Man / Hace over 5 years

AT LAST--Mallorcan Authorities waking up to what is causing major problems on the Island. To regulate " All Inclusive " Is a top priority. For sevral years, this Hotel tariff is destroying the overll economy of Mallorca. Numerous self employe businesses and their employees, have been forced into Bankruptcy and Unemployment.

Secondly, what are ' The Authorities ' going to do about the total lack of Winter Tourism, Attractions and Flights. This has been a major serious problem for Mallorca, since I first arrived in the 1980's. WHEN ARE THEY GOING TO FURTHER AWAKEN TO THIS VERY SEROUS DEFICIT IN THE ECONOMY.