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Holiday rentals occupancy levels expected to rise

Rival destinations cannot compete with the Balearics - "In the hotel sector perhaps so, but with holiday rentals there's no way."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/04/2018 00:00

Biel Company of the PP speaking yesterday.

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Partido Popular promise to repeal holiday rentals legislation

While Biel Company was addressing PP councillors, the president of the Aptur holiday rentals association was warning that a second season is about to be lost.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/03/2018 00:00

Joan Miralles of Aptur spoke about holiday rentals zoning criteria.


Shooting and 35 years of autonomy: the week in Majorca

Three members of the Porreres robbery gang were held in preventive custody, the sun shone for Balearics Day, Aptur challenged the legal criteria for rentals zoning, and low-season tourism was shown to be increasing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/03/2018 00:00

Jaume Font of El Pi is championing the need for alternative holiday rentals legislation.

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PP and El Pi get behind holiday rentals

Biel Company of the PP wants "clear and objective criteria" for holiday rentals and not the current arbitrariness.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/02/2018 00:00

Alcudia town is apparently "saturated" with holiday rentals.

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Aptur wants 60-day rentals excluded from places' calculation

The sixty-day limit will apply to "saturated" resorts, towns and villages. Aptur wants rentals of this nature not to be counted among the places on offer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/01/2018 00:00

Apartments cannot be openly marketed for tourist rental.

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Owners selling apartments because of holiday rentals law

Aptur members are opting to sell apartments rather than offer them for long-term rent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/01/2018 00:00

While town halls seem to still be in the dark about rentals, some properties have been de-registered.

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Aptur attacks rentals zoning "opacity"

Mayors know hardly anything about the zoning scheme for holiday rentals or about the criteria for allocation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/12/2017 00:00

Joan Carles Moll (left) and Joan Miralles of Aptur.

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Holiday rentals legislation to be challenged in Brussels

It is argued that the rentals legislation contravenes free market directives because it contains restrictive criteria.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/11/2017 00:00

Joan Miralles, president of Aptur.

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Spanish government not appealing Balearic rentals legislation?

"The Partido Popular have decided to abandon those owners who wish to provide holiday accommodation."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/11/2017 00:00

Cala San Vicente, where rentals are said to be a matter of "survival".

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Aptur concerned about total rentals ban in Palma

While there's a fear of a total ban in Palma, there are also worries about the effect of the legislation in Pollensa, where there is a high dependence on rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2017 00:00

Left to right: Bernat Coll (Pimeco), José L. Zimmerman (ADigital), Joan Miralles (Aptur), Tolo Gomila (Fevitur)

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Holiday rentals sector demanding amendment to Balearic legislation

The manifesto calculates that there will be a total economic loss of some 1,000 million euros per annum.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/09/2017 00:00

Palma, where there is plenty of debate about holiday rentals.

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European holiday rentals association criticises Balearics law

While the Balearic legislation was under discussion, the tourism ministry is deregistering some holiday rentals properties.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/09/2017 00:00

Tourists who have made bookings could well find that they are cancelled.

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Owners start to cancel apartment rental bookings

The Aptur holiday rentals association has advised members to take down adverts immediately.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/08/2017 00:00

Joan Miralles of Aptur speaking yesterday about the need for a holiday rentals' pact.

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Aptur wants holiday rentals' pact without Podemos

Joan Miralles of Aptur: "Above all, we are asking for responsibility and foresight from all those involved."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/07/2017 00:00

Joan Miralles, president of the Aptur holiday rentals association.

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Holiday rentals not the main cause of tourist saturation

Joan Miralles of Aptur: The association is not ruling out legal challenges to the holiday rentals' legislation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/07/2017 00:00

Spain's tourism secretary of state Matilde Asián.

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Aptur says Terraferida has drawn false conclusions re Airbnb rentals

The secretary of state for tourism, Matilde Asián, says that she will mediate in regional regulations of holiday rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/03/2017 00:00

Palma centre has been proving to be especially popular for holiday rentals.


Holiday rentals' association demanding "immediate" legalisation

Aptur wants immediate regulation, concluding that holiday rentals are "sustainable" in environmental, economic and social ways.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2016 00:00