Last summer was the third hottest on record in the Balearics with numerous heatwaves in July and August. Experts are now saying that it could be too hot for comfort. A report on the BBC website states: "A recent report by the European Travel Commission (ETC) found that Mediterranean countries remain the most popular destination for Europeans for June to November 2023. Still, compared to last year, the number of European tourists interested in going to Mediterranean countries has dropped 10%. Many travellers, meanwhile, are shifting their holiday dates: 5% more are opting for the 'shoulder season' of October and November versus in 2022 ... ."