The all-inclusive trap
After everything we have been through, can’t the Balearics ease up a bit.
Mallorca goes to London: the week in (and away from) Mallorca
All-year British tourism was on its way, minus drunken tourism; the Covid certificate was back on the bar and restaurant table; and there was some weather.
So what about cruises?
The government has done holiday rentals and booze, surely cruises must be next?
Scandal at the Council: the week in Majorca
The Council of Majorca's social affairs institute was at the centre of a child prostitution scandal; the "booze tourism" decree was passed; there were preparations for this week's tourism fair in Madrid; and there was controversy about Catalan courses for the police.
Do you think the government is right to introduce booze quota in Magalluf hotels?
Government draws up plan to tackle booze tourism
Government hopes new legislation will be in place by the end of the year.
Palma summit considers booze tourism
Scrapping happy hours, increasing the price of alcohol, restricting hours for the sale of alcohol; some of the ideas.
Palma meeting to discuss measures against booze tourism
A "summit" involving tour operators and politicians will discuss the eradication of drunken tourism.
Calvia mayor restates need for law against "booze tourism"
Alfonso Rodríguez wants to "banish" excessive drinking from resorts like Magalluf.
Town hall promising action against Playa de Palma booze tourism
There was agreement to call on the Balearic government to ban alcoholic drinks as part of all-inclusive hotels' packages.
Urgent action demanded against Playa de Palma booze tourism
For a Civic Playa de Palma wants "drastic" action against drunken tourism before the new season starts.
Playa de Palma hoteliers plan for dealing with booze tourism
The hoteliers want an end to behaviour that "seriously damages the image of the resorts and prevents peaceful coexistence with residents".
Retailers association wants alcohol excluded from all-inclusive packages
Bars and clubs are also responsible for the "massive" consumption of alcohol in tourist areas.
Comment: End in sight
“Perhaps the Balearic government should rethink some of its legislation...”
Jason Moore11/02/2022 09:34