Hoteliers slash prices by 60 percent for peak season
Hoteliers cut their prices for the summer.
City council rules out “self government” for Playa de Palma
Resident and business associations says that they have had enough of the lack of order in the resort.
Town hall rejects Paguera and Santa Ponsa complaints
The Paguera and Santa Ponsa hoteliers believe that the town hall has been favouring Magalluf.
Hoteliers wanting tough action on illegal rentals
There has to be global consensus for rentals' regulation so that regions can avoid problems.
Hoteliers objecting to Soller noise bylaw
Soller's hoteliers claim that the bylaw has been drafted in the way that is has in order to satisfy constructors' demands.
UK tour operators warning Spanish hoteliers not to be greedy
"The short term fast buck doesn’t last forever and Majorca should have more foresight by now."
Barceló can't understand hoteliers' ecotax challenge
"We regret the appeal, but that is their right (the hoteliers). This seems to relate solely to the federation's initial opposition to the tax."
Tourist tax will start on 1 July
Another significant aspect of the bill - the use of revenue for social purposes, such as care homes for the elderly - has been knocked back.
Hotel jobs bonanza this season but questions remain
Hotels within the federation will be creating between 5,500 and 6,000 new jobs this season.
Increased activities for Calvia's European Winter programme
This programme of free activities for tourists who come to Calvia from October to April and who stay in hotels was started in 1992.
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Hoteliers want postponement of Puerto Pollensa pedestrianisation work
Hoteliers consider that it would be "irresponsible" for further demolition work to now start.
Podemos surprised by hotelier “solidarity” with tourist tax
Podemos spokesperson Laura Camargo expressed her surprise at the move, as the hoteliers now appeared to be showing so much solidarity.
Hoteliers want to join parliament debate on the tourist tax
They wish to join with parliament’s members in debating the law in order to be able to voice their views and to ask for modifications.
The past week in the Bulletin
Nothing certain except death and taxes, as Benjamin Franklin supposedly said. There were no deaths to report as a consequence of tax, but there was nothing more certain than the tourist tax to get the blood boiling.
Melia Group moves up in the world rankings
Meliá Hotels International has moved up three places to number 17 in the latest ranking.
“The Balearics can´t ditch the tourist tax everytime there is a change in government....”
Jason Moore25/01/2019 09:45