The principal reason is growth in demand from the Spanish market.
"What is the point of promoting tourism in winter, if we can't have something as essential as security?"
Winter tourism is still struggling in Mallorca.
Spanish regions want British winter tourists.
"As I have said on numerous occasions, Mallorca has a golden opportunity to become a major winter holiday destination; 300 days of sunshine a year rather sums it all up."
On the Costa del Sol, there is a specific campaign to attract long-stay winter visitors.
Focos is now on promoting the winter, not the summer.
Do you think a public-private initiative will bring significant winter tourism to Mallorca?
“Winter tourism is close to becoming a reality on Mallorca...”
The nights are ‘fair-drawing-in’ and in a few days time it will be ‘clocks’ - remember ‘spring forward, fall back’ - but, I really don’t get it, do you?
In the ‘70s a winter season did start to emerge, and by 1981 it was overwhelmingly British.