Access to Palma housing getting tougher
Access to housing at an affordable price in the Balearics will continue to be one of the major issues this year.
Do you own a home in Palma? You could be sitting on a gold mine
House prices in Palma rose by a record breaking 6.3 percent in the second quarter of the year confirming the fact that the city is one of the most sought after places to live in Spain if not Europe.
Up to 7,500 euros a month for a Palma apartment
La Llotja, the Cathedral and Born are the most sought-after areas.
Majorca's hoteliers attack Tui "arrogance" in price row
Tui has displayed "a German air of superiority" and is a "tourism dinosaur".
One more time, it's saturation: the week in Majorca
Politicians, hoteliers, tour operators were arguing over saturation and prices in Berlin. Palma hoteliers were having a pop at the town hall. The taxi drivers were planning a vote. And a luxury yacht was no more.
December was an excellent month for Palma's boutique hotels
Occupancy rates were high and so were prices - up to 350 euros a night.
Brexit may drive Balearic property prices down
It is being taken as something of a given that a weaker pound and uncertainty will cause a slowdown in the property market
Tui forecasting 2017 record tourism season
With hotels in Majorca and the Balearics said to already be full for July to August, Tui is increasing sales for the spring and autumn.
Time, tourist tax and holiday prices: the week in Majorca
The Balearics didn't want to turn the clocks back, there were different estimates of tourist losses because of the tourist tax, the price of holidays was increasing, and there was good news about unemployment, though it was questionable how good that news really was.
Hire cars currently 50% cheaper in the Balearics than the mainland
Prices are in some instances 50% lower than on the mainland, meaning a day rate here of between 30 and 40 euros.
Palmanova prices rise the most since the vote to leave Europe
In Palmanova the cost to UK holidaymakers of items such as a three-course meal has gone up by 51% since 2015.
Hotel prices for 2017 increasing by up to 15%
Occupancy is expected to be much the same as this year in 2017, but profit will be the best for the past ten years.
Property market showing strong but unequal growth
The worst effects of the crisis have now been lifted in much of the Mediterranean region, including the Balearics, as well as in Madrid.
Increasing property prices adding to the strain on Balearic housing
The Balearics was the region of Spain with the highest percentage increase in prices.
Holiday price war between Britain and the Balearics
British tourist industry fighting back offering better value staycation holidays.
Majorca tourist industry near saturation point
Trade analysts GfK have warned that families who delay booking their summer holiday could be priced out of the market to Spain and other destinations perceived as “safe”.
Strong growth in Balearic home sales despite a nationwide decline
This increase contrasts with a nationwide decline of 3% which made January the first month (following 16 of growth) when there was a drop in house sales.
Now the rush is on to book a cheap flight to the Balearics
The airlines are just filling their boots.
UK rush to Spain could push prices up
Spanish holiday sales in the UK for the first week in January showed that demand is continuing to rise, but there may be a downside.