Etiqueta 'Anti-tourism'
Tourists seen on the beach in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands

Tourists seen on the beach in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands

Tourists seen on the beach in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

EFE 22/12/2023

Tourists seen on the beach in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands


Learn to love tourists again

Mallorca appears, well for the large part, to have got over its visceral anti-tourism stance but now other parts of Spain have got issues.

Humphrey Carter22/12/2023 10:09

The environmentalists have been vandalising trappings of the wealthy in Ibiza


Tourism protests: This time they are different

The anti-tourism protests that occurred in Mallorca a few years ago had a degree of coordination in that they mainly involved agitators like Arran, who also had a political agenda due to close links with Catalan independence groups.

Andrew Ede24/07/2023 17:37

Anti-tourism protest in Palma, Mallorca in July 2017

Anti-tourism protest in Palma, Mallorca in July 2017

The protest in July 2017.

Efe 02/07/2022


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

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

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


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