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A busy August at Palma airport.


Over four million people flew in to Mallorca in August

So far this year, Palma airport has handled 19,940,440 passengers

Humphrey Carter12/09/2022 11:39

Traffic chaos in Minorca in high season.

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Calls for further limits on vehicles in the Balearics in high season

Ecologists say there is no point wasting money on promoting sun and sand.

Humphrey Carter06/09/2022 11:11

Palma has struggled to cope with mass tourism this summer.


Palma council blames lack of planning for excess tourism this summer

Proper plans are needed to extend the season and ease peak summer pressure

Humphrey Carter29/08/2022 14:49

Celestí Alomar, the Balearic tourism minister responsible for the 2002 ecotax.

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"It is essential that the GDP weight of tourism decreases"

Celestí Alomar was the tourism minister who introduced the ecotax in 2002.

Andrew Ede28/08/2022 15:48

People at the Sa Foradada viewpoint in Deya, Mallorca

Majorca tourism

Tourists wanting an end to overcrowding

Environmentalist groups say that tourists experience for themselves the effects of saturation.

Andrew Ede28/08/2022 08:13