Etiqueta 'Summer 2016'
The Calvia local police day on Friday.


Calvia police made 100 arrests during the summer

Over a quarter of the "actions" that police were involved with were for illegal selling.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/11/2016 00:00

A spectacular season for the hotels. But was it for everyone?


A "spectacular season" for the hoteliers

It was hotel occupancy in the lower months of the summer season which really made a difference this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/11/2016 00:00

Overbooking is an issue for Majorca hotels this summer.


Majorca is facing an overbooking problem

"All of the hoteliers and the tour operators are working together and we have the situation under control."

Humphrey Carter25/07/2016 00:00

The control tower at Palma's Son Sant Joan airport.


Fears over Spanish air-traffic disruption

Air-traffic controllers at airports such as Palma are being stretched to the limit by the "barrage of flights".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/07/2016 00:00

The Cathedral will also remain open until 10.30pm on Thursdays.


Thursday Night Shopping fever to grip Palma

"This all part of our plan to maximise the potential of Palma during the peak season and eventually continue throughout the year."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/07/2016 00:00

Procession for Virgen del Carmen in Puerto Pollensa.


What's on in Majorca - 12 to 17 July

Fiestas for Virgen del Carmen. Queen tribute performances in Palma and Alcudia. Classical at Bellver Castle. And more.

Andrew Ede10/07/2016 00:00

Foreign police officers will once more be on hand this summer in the Balearics.


Foreign police back on Balearics beat but no bobbies this year

German, Italian and French police officers are going to be on the Balearic beat again this summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/07/2016 00:00

Special police unit patrolling in Magalluf.


Police numbers for Magalluf and Santa Ponsa increasing

This increased strength plus changes to procedures and operational systems will, the town hall hopes, lead to greater control.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/06/2016 00:00

Cala Mondragó.


Summer 2016 in Majorca

The Bulletin's Summer What's On Guide will come out in print and online on 1 July.

Jason Moore18/06/2016 00:00

Ignacio Cosidó, Spain's director-general of police at the Palma security summit.


Police minister confirms commitment to Balearics safety

The national director-general of the police described the Balearic Islands as one of the safest and most attractive destinations in the Mediterranean.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/06/2016 00:00

A sadly familiar sight in Majorca in summer. A Canadair plane dropping water on the recent forest fire in Puigpunyent.


Majorca summer fire-prevention campaign is launched

Tourists are being appealed to as well in order to heighten their awareness of fire risk.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/06/2016 00:00

There are times when Majorca and the Balearics just get very hot.


Met agency confirms that Balearic summer will be hotter than normal

Temperatures will be above average. This would suggest average maximum peaks of 29 degrees and minimums of 19.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/06/2016 00:00

It is not just in Palma where extra police are being demanded.


Majorca towns demanding more police this summer

The municipalities fear that there will be insufficient cover for the anticipated volume of tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/06/2016 00:00

The meeting of the Playa de Palma board was a tense affair.


Town hall furious over Playa de Palma policing arrangements

The tension at the meeting was such that the councillor for public safety accused the National Police of doing nothing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/05/2016 00:00

Magalluf's Punta Ballena.


Calvia's mayor reminding everyone of summer regulations

"Only with the efforts of everyone will we realise the common desire for a quality destination."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/05/2016 00:00

Magalluf beach in high summer.


Magalluf looking forward to an outstanding season

From May to October, a total of 420,000 tourists are expected, which will be an increase of 60,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/05/2016 00:00

Mayor Hila meets the local police for Playa de Palma today.


Bobbies on the beat in Playa de Palma

The town hall has its security units ready, but where are the additional National Police officers?

Humphrey Carter23/05/2016 00:00

Holidays sold out, Magalluf selfies and murder: the week in Majorca

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Holidays sold out, Magalluf selfies and murder: the week in Majorca

Summer holidays will be in short supply, but was there some hyping-up going on?

Monitor15/05/2016 00:00

Palma, Bellver Castle.


Summer bookings for Majorca reaching "critical point"

In the UK, if people have not booked their summer holiday to Majorca yet, they are going to be hard pushed to find accommodation.

Humphrey Carter12/05/2016 00:00