Etiqueta 'Anti-tourism'
Anti-tourism protest in Palma, Mallorca in July 2017

Anti-tourism protest in Palma, Mallorca in July 2017

The protest in July 2017.

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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

A small protest at the airport.


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

Biel Barceló: "The tourist tax here is the cheapest, the lowest in Europe."


"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

King Felipe may well have been surprised that the Palacio inauguration generated a controversy.


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

Amidst the storm in Catalonia, Mariano Rajoy found time for a visit to Palma.


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

María Dolores de Cospedal with Biel Company yesterday.


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

Marga Duran, leader of the PP at Palma town hall.


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

KIng Felipe with Mariano Rajoy and Carles Puigdemont.


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

The PP's Rafael Hernando said there was delirium in the Balearics.


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

The Arran protest in Palma.


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

A sightseeing bus in Barcelona was the target of an anti-tourism attack last month.


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