Palma's tourism councillor Joana Adrover and mayor José Hila at London's World Travel Market. | Jason Moore
All good news from the World Travel Market
The World Travel Market took place last week. What did we learn? Much of it had been signalled in advance, such as the positive state of early UK bookings for next year. Thomas Cook and Tui had both announced this a couple of weeks previously. Palma's Palacio de Congresos convention centre was presented and there was a photo opportunity for the formality of the signing with the town hall. As the town hall is a fifty per cent shareholder in the Palacio company, formality was what it was going to be. Palma said that it was in talks over further expansion of winter tourism. One reader was delighted. "Palma would be a fantastic winter break. I have been asking for winter flights for years." Calvia received confirmation of an increase in family tourism next year, something that had been mentioned in our special supplement. As for anywhere outside Palma or Calvia ... ?