Etiqueta 'Anti-tourism'


Stop blaming tourists

Gridlock and packed beaches, it’s not the tourists’ fault this time...

Humphrey Carter24/06/2020 12:02

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers express thanks, concern and comments on Majorca.

MDB readers13/04/2020 11:40



“The local authorities should remember that stories about Majorca are reported in the foreign media...”

Jason Moore09/03/2020 09:59


Arran involved in another anti-tourism protest

The number of people taking part in the protest was small, and it was only brief.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/07/2018 00:00


"Our relations with the British are better than ever"

Tourism minister Biel Barceló spoke to Jason Moore and Humphrey Carter last week about so-called anti-tourism, the tourist tax and the government's sustainable tourism plans.

Humphrey Carter01/10/2017 00:00


Days of demonstration: the week in Majorca

Everyone seemed to be demonstrating for one reason or another last week: there was an unnecessary row over the tourist tax; a survey found that the public didn't think there were too many tourists; another figure was put on losses caused by the rentals legislation; and some tortoises would have been very happy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/10/2017 00:00


British media and "anti-tourism"

Reports in the British press, including one that refers to Britons being "hated", have relied on comments lifted straight from the Bulletin website.

Jason Moore29/09/2017 00:00


Nationalism and no cars: the week in Majorca

All eyes were on Catalonia; Majorcan nationalism took to the beaches; there was an absence of condemnation for anti-tourism; rentals legislation was "terror"; and Palma had a curious day with no cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/09/2017 00:00


Palma rejects PP call for anti-tourism condemnation

"Who can be against condemning any violent action, vandalism or phobic demonstration against the interests of the Balearics?"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/09/2017 00:00


PP in Palma urging condemnation of anti-tourism acts

"Attacks against tourists should be condemned in a clear and forceful manner."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/09/2017 00:00


Terror, drink and rentals: the week in Majorca

Majorca once again paid its respects to the victims of terrorism; the national government was thinking about a constitutional challenge to the Balearic rentals' legislation; there was some more anti-tourism and there were more plans for tackling tourism's excesses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/08/2017 00:00


Delirium and panic: the week in Majorca

The high-summer season was hit by the rentals' legislation; the PP's Rafael Hernando mocked the limit on tourist accommodation places; everyone was having a say about the anti-tourism protests; and the unions were threatening more airport disruption.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/08/2017 00:00


Arran protest leader to be fined 1,200 euros

The fine is for unauthorised protest and use of pyrotechnic items. Meanwhile, the state attorney-general is getting involved in the anti-tourism protests.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/08/2017 00:00


Barceló criticised for having stirred up "tourismphobia"

The travel agencies federation believes that statements by certain politicians have been a cause of the recent spate of anti-tourism protests.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/08/2017 00:00


Rajoy attacks "extremists" who want to bash tourism

"I don't know if one needs to have a poster saying 'Welcome, Mister Tourist', but what one cannot do is bash tourists who enable many Spaniards to work."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/08/2017 00:00


Town hall and government break the silence over Arran attack

The mayor of Palma, Antoni Noguera, described the incident with Arran as "reprehensible". Ex-mayor, José Hila, and tourism minister, Biel Barceló, have also been speaking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/08/2017 00:00


Police know who the Arran anti-tourist radicals are

Police say that members of Arran in Majorca were acting under orders from Catalonia.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2017 00:00