German tourists in Mallorca
The German market represents 34% of all its tourism arrives in the summer months.
Your news update from Mallorca: the big stories of the week
The stories that made the headlines this week in Mallorca
Comment: The feeding of the two million
At the height of summer there can be over two million mouths to be fed and watered at any given time.
Tourists arrving at Palma airport last August
Tourists arrving at Palma airport last August.
WHO issues COVID-19 warning to Europe before summer travels
"Countries should learn from the resurgence in cases seen over the summer last year"
Spanish tourism looking to vaccines, UK green light, says Mallorca hotel boss
"Whether or not we bring the pandemic under control, these are trends that are here to stay."
Beaches in Manacor
Several people on the Cala Domingos Gran beach in Manacor.
How the EU COVID pass would work this summer season
The European Union aims to introduce a central system in June.
EU countries move towards COVID passes to reopen summer travel
The member states' agreement includes provisions against discrimination towards those who cannot or do not wish to get vaccinated and allows for a range of tests to prove recovery.
Tourists at Upper Barrakka Gardens admire the view of Grand Harbour in Valletta, Malta
Tourists at Upper Barrakka Gardens admire the view of Grand Harbour in Valletta, Malta.
Hotel boss says that vaccination programme "too slow" in Spain
"Spain can not afford another season without tourists."
Brave new Soller
For those contemplating a visit to Soller, please just heed my advice and avoid the summer months like the plague unless you have no alternative.
Anna Nicholas04/05/2023 14:56