Fears about the 2019 season had been expressed at November's World Travel Market.
Tour operators in the UK are offering holidays in the Balearics at knockdown prices. Adverts in the press and elsewhere are promising discounts of up to 50%. One example is a seven-night all-inclusive package for 255 pounds (298 euros). Another, with the flight from Newcastle to Palma, is 206 pounds (241 euros) for seven nights in a four-star hotel.