Etiqueta 'Hoteliers'


Big fears

“The Balearics can´t ditch the tourist tax everytime there is a change in government....”

Jason Moore25/01/2019 09:45

Playa de Palma


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/06/2018 00:00

Calvia mayor, Alfonso Rodríguez, denies that Magalluf is being favoured.


Town hall rejects Paguera and Santa Ponsa complaints

The Paguera and Santa Ponsa hoteliers believe that the town hall has been favouring Magalluf.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/05/2017 00:00

Matilde Asián with Miquel Fluxà of Iberostar.

Holiday rentals

Hoteliers wanting tough action on illegal rentals

There has to be global consensus for rentals' regulation so that regions can avoid problems.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/01/2017 00:00

Hoteliers in Soller are concerned about noise.


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/01/2017 00:00


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."

Humphrey Carter20/10/2016 00:00

Biel Barceló and Pere Muñoz, director of the Balearic Tourism Agency, during a press announcement.

Tourist tax

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."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/09/2016 00:00

Benito is concerned about regional government tourism policy.

Tourist 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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/03/2016 00:00

Hotel jobs bonanza this season but questions remain


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/03/2016 00:00

Mayor Rodriguez and others after agreements on the European Winter programme.


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/02/2016 00:00

Hoteliers want postponement of Puerto Pollensa pedestrianisation work

Northern News Spotlight

Hoteliers want postponement of Puerto Pollensa pedestrianisation work

Hoteliers consider that it would be "irresponsible" for further demolition work to now start.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2016 00:00

Podemos party leader Pablo Iglesias.

Tourist tax

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/02/2016 00:00

Inma Benito has sent a letter to the Speaker Huertas.

Tourist tax

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/11/2015 00:00

Biel Barceló.

Latest headlines

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.

Monitor20/09/2015 00:00

Melia Group moves up in the world rankings


Melia Group moves up in the world rankings

Meliá Hotels International has moved up three places to number 17 in the latest ranking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/09/2015 00:00