Etiqueta 'Saturation'

Society

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/05/2018 00:00

Holiday rentals

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/04/2017 00:00

Majorca

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.

Andrew Ede12/03/2017 00:00

Tourism

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/03/2017 00:00

Majorca

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.

Andrew Ede22/01/2017 00:00

Tourism

"Cruise ships do not cause saturation"

"I believe that Palma's cruise tourism should continue to grow unimpeded."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/10/2016 00:00

Tourist tax

Government ruling out tourist tax increase next year

Barceló said that the government has never spoken about there being too many tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/10/2016 00:00

Tourism

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2016 00:00

Majorca

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.

Andrew Ede18/09/2016 00:00

Tourism

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/08/2016 00:00

Majorca

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.

Andrew Ede21/08/2016 00:00

Tourism

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).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/08/2016 00:00