Access to housing at an affordable price in the Balearics will continue to be one of the major issues this year.
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.
La Llotja, the Cathedral and Born are the most sought-after areas.
Tui has displayed "a German air of superiority" and is a "tourism dinosaur".
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.
Occupancy rates were high and so were prices - up to 350 euros a night.
It is being taken as something of a given that a weaker pound and uncertainty will cause a slowdown in the property market
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.
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.
Prices are in some instances 50% lower than on the mainland, meaning a day rate here of between 30 and 40 euros.
In Palmanova the cost to UK holidaymakers of items such as a three-course meal has gone up by 51% since 2015.
Occupancy is expected to be much the same as this year in 2017, but profit will be the best for the past ten years.
The worst effects of the crisis have now been lifted in much of the Mediterranean region, including the Balearics, as well as in Madrid.
The Balearics was the region of Spain with the highest percentage increase in prices.
British tourist industry fighting back offering better value staycation holidays.
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”.
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.
The airlines are just filling their boots.