Public opinion divided on the need for tourist limits
Support for holiday rentals restrictions and limits to vehicles in certain areas. Rejection of the "imposition" of Catalan.
Just over half of Majorcans are in favour of holiday rentals
Over a half of those surveyed accept that rentals contribute to the "saturation" of places normally used by residents.
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.
Positive noises for German tourism in Berlin
Environmentalists GOB, no strangers to making an intervention at the Berlin fair, chose the first day to denounce the negative effects of tourist saturation.
Snow, saturation, TripAdvisor sanction: the week in Majorca
There was a spot of weather, hoteliers were blaming holiday rentals for saturation, a minister was concerned about talk of "tourismphobia", and a top chef learned that TripAdvisor can be costly.
Government ruling out tourist tax increase next year
Barceló said that the government has never spoken about there being too many tourists.
"Cruise ships do not cause saturation"
"I believe that Palma's cruise tourism should continue to grow unimpeded."
Yet more cruise ships for Palma next year
The scheduled increase for next year is bound to fuel more complaints about "saturation" of the city by cruise passengers.
Turning off water and another road tragedy: the week in Majorca
The water crisis meant that beach showers were being turned off. Palma's mayor insisted there was no tourist "saturation". Jaume Matas had struck a deal. And a drunk driver ended a father's life.
Whether resident or tourist do you feel that Majorca is more "saturated" with tourists this summer than before?
Public believe benefits of increased tourist numbers outweigh disadvantages
The survey conducted 680 interviews, 400 of them in Palma. Adán notes that the saturation sensation is felt more acutely in Palma.
Saturation and assassination: the week in Majorca
Politicians were having us believe you can't move for tourists in Majorca, while they were also lining up action against car rental. Magalluf wasn't getting any better. And there was a shocking murder in Costa de la Calma.
Barceló says it's not possible to limit the number of tourists
While Barceló accepts that it is not possible to limit the actual number of tourists, there can be a limit established on the number of tourist places (in accommodation).