Businesses of a certain size don't have sufficient financial backing in order to survive.
The police confederation said yesterday that the main problem is that the number of officers has been cut.
Hotel places have been snapped up by British, German, Swiss and Scandinavian tour operators.
Over the past four days, a group of representatives from a number of British tour operators which specialise in city and short breaks have been on a “familiarisation” trip to Palma.
Inma Benito, president of the Majorca Hoteliers Federation, says that some establishments were able to open earlier and will be able to close later.
Three and four-star hotels, previously available for between six and seven million euros, are now on the market for up to twelve million.
Occupancy is expected to be much the same as this year in 2017, but profit will be the best for the past ten years.
Thomas Cook: The tax is "something you probably weren't expecting to pay" and "is sorry the government has decided to bring this in so quickly".
Visitors will stop coming if they have to pay one or two euros more a day for the tax.
"I would love to see Jet2 flying all year to Majorca in the mid term."
The tour operators want such contracts in order to ensure they have the maximum number of beds available next summer.
European tour operators are currently engaged in a battle to ensure that they have as many hotel places for the 2016 summer season as possible.