Etiqueta 'Holiday rentals legislation'
Since Miralles left, there has been comparative silence


Comment: Holiday rentals’ woe

"The Habtur association of holiday rentals in the Balearics has reacted badly to the government’s tourism circularity and sustainability decree..."

Andrew Ede16/02/2022 09:33

Despite regulation, the number of illegal holiday rentals appears to still be increasing.

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Terraferida point to holiday rentals "massive fraud"

There are over 16,000 more accommodation places on Airbnb since legislation came into force in 2017.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/05/2019 18:14


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Number of apartments for holiday rental has fallen 75%

The Balearic government believes that rentals legislation is proving to be effective.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/10/2018 15:23

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Habtur holds Busquets responsible for holiday rentals "flop"

"If this season has been difficult, next season we'll have to deal with the consequences of prohibition."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/10/2018 16:33

Holiday rentals places will "disappear"

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Holiday rentals places will "disappear"

The Partido Popular is backing the holiday rentals association Habtur in challenging "prohibition".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/10/2018 16:47

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Tourism business leaders critical of holiday rentals legislation

"What in principle should have been a positive has been turned into a negative."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2018 20:09

Restaurants are starting to feel the pinch.

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Restaurant business down by 20%

The negative impact of holiday rental regulations is being blamed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/08/2018 00:00

The two Bels yesterday: Oliver, left, and Busquets.

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Madrid drafting legislation to clarify holiday rentals

Legislation for holiday rentals will give legal security to owners and consumers and "clarify the rules of the game".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/08/2018 00:00

Ariany, an inland village deemed to be saturated for holiday rentals purposes.

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Travel agencies proposing more restrictive rentals criteria

"There will be higher rents for residents and there could be property investment exclusively for tourists."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/03/2018 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

Spain's Ombudsman, Francisco Fernández Marugán.

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Ombudsman calls for "acceptable balance" in holiday rentals legislation

With regard to the Balearics, the report says that the "suitability and proportionality of intervention instruments could be evaluated by the Ombudsman".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/03/2018 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

Council of Majorca presenting the zoning for holiday rentals. Left to right: Cosme Bonet, Miquel Ensenyat, Mercedes Garrido.

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Sixty-day limit on holiday rentals in "saturated" zones

The sixty day limit for rental of "principal dwellings" will apply to the likes of Magalluf and to towns such as Alcudia, Pollensa and Santanyi (but not to these towns' resort areas).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/01/2018 00:00

Jaume Sureda and his chickens.


Communications and chicken farming: the week in Majorca

There were fears of a Catalonia "domino effect"; the Balearic government admitted that communications about tourist tax spending weren't very good; holiday rentals were on the Madrid government's agenda; and there was a reason to be cheerful for a chicken farmer.

Andrew Ede28/10/2017 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

Biel Barceló in parliament on Tuesday.

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Government hopeful of salvaging holiday rentals' bill

Biel Barceló has convinced Podemos of the need to revise the legislation in order to remove the uncertainty created.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/07/2017 00:00

Balearic legislation of holiday rentals is due to be approved in the next few weeks.

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Madrid "political interference" in holiday rentals' legislation

Biel Barceló: "We can only believe that there are political motivations for the report."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/06/2017 00:00

Andratx, popular for holiday homes.

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Owners to be limited to four properties for holiday rental

Podemos want certain parts of the Balearics to be declared "emergencies" and so ban holiday rentals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/05/2017 00:00