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The shattered dreams of public transport

There will be capacity reductions, and as such they blow a mighty hole in the government's ambitions for public transport.

Andrew Ede12/05/2020 04:01

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Should the Balearics lift the tourist tax?

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Property purchases

Property

Balearics wanting revision of property "gold visas"

These so-called gold visas are given for property purchases which otherwise have nothing to do with investment in productive sectors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/08/2019 04:01

Tourists arriving

Tourism

Increase in seats for UK low-season flights to the Balearics

Despite the uncertainties caused by Brexit, the number of seats has risen by some 350,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/08/2019 04:01

Comment

Some positive negativity

We all want the best for the Balearics but let’s ditch the word ‘anti’...

Humphrey Carter07/08/2019 09:53

Alcudia hotel

Tourism

Sharp reduction in all-inclusive holidays because of competition

In price terms, all-inclusives in the Balearics find it virtually impossible to compete with hotels in Egypt and Turkey.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/08/2019 09:54

Tourists in Palma

Tourism

British tourists dominating the Balearic market this year

More British tourists ar coming on holiday to the Balearics than Germans and that is despite a lower pound and Brexit.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/07/2019 10:41

Politics

Calls to change Spanish Constitution to reflect changing society

The Central Government Delegate in the Balearics, Rosario Sanchez, said yesterday that the Spanish Constitution needed to be altered to embrace the changes in Spanish society

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/12/2018 09:33

Environment

Balearics facing greater flood risk - experts

“Flood risks are expected to increase in the future as a consequence of climate change."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/12/2018 09:49

Rise

Property

Property prices rise in the Balearics by four per cent in twelve months

Property prices in the Balearics rose by four per cent in the space of 12 months, according to official figures released yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/10/2018 09:29

Super yacht

Cruising

A super super yacht!

One of the largest super yachts in the world is cruising the Balearic waters.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/07/2018 00:00

Summer work

Employement

Number of people out of work in the Summer continues to fall

The service sector is driving the fall in unemployment although construction industry still struggling.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/07/2018 00:00

Electric car station

Tourist Tax

Tourist tax to fund electric vehicle charging stations

A 10 million euros project was unveiled yesterday to help stimulate sales of electric vehicles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/07/2018 00:00

Palma airport

Latest headlines

French government under pressure to prevent air traffic controllers’ strike

It is not only French air traffic controllers who are taking industrial action, controllers in Barcelona have until Friday to decide whether to strike or not.

Humphrey Carter27/06/2018 00:00

Agriculture

Brussels to accept xylella containment policy

The containment policy means that only infected trees are cut down. Eradication would mean the potential loss of thousands of trees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/09/2017 00:00

Property

Balearics continue to spearhead house price recovery

Madrid, Catalonia and the Balearics have been the three regions driving the recovery in the property market.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/09/2017 00:00

Animal welfare

Fornalutx content with bull-run legislation

Madrid has confirmed that it will appeal against the Balearic bullfighting legislation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/07/2017 00:00