Etiqueta 'Tour operators'
View of Magalluf beach


Navigating Mallorca’s rising costs

Being an island that has to import most of its produce, unfortunately means we are hit harder than most.

Richie Prior19/04/2024 11:24

Everybody was under the impression that the travel industry would burst back to normal after the pandemic


The tourism nightmare

I would not fancy being in charge of a tour operator or an airline, it’s just one hurdle after another.

Humphrey Carter28/09/2023 15:17


Changing times

“I suspect that local hoteliers will now be going down the direct route rather than relying on local hoteliers.”

Jason Moore30/09/2019 11:10

World Travel Market, London


Concern at German tour operator bankruptcies

Businesses of a certain size don't have sufficient financial backing in order to survive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/09/2019 04:01

Twenty passport scanning units have been acquired, but National Police are still needed.


Tour firms getting passengers to airport extra early

The police confederation said yesterday that the main problem is that the number of officers has been cut.

Humphrey Carter12/07/2017 00:00

British and other European tour operators have gobbled up places this summer.


Spain's tour operators eased out of Majorca's high summer market

Hotel places have been snapped up by British, German, Swiss and Scandinavian tour operators.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/01/2017 00:00

Tour operators


British tour operators experience a winter city break in Palma

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.

Humphrey Carter13/12/2016 00:00

If scenes like this could be guaranteed in November, then all the hotels would stay open.


Tour operator demand will keep hotels open until mid-November

Inma Benito, president of the Majorca Hoteliers Federation, says that some establishments were able to open earlier and will be able to close later.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/09/2016 00:00

Prices being asked to buy hotels have shot up in the Balearics.


Exorbitant prices for hotels stopping tour operators from purchasing

Three and four-star hotels, previously available for between six and seven million euros, are now on the market for up to twelve million.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/07/2016 00:00

Alcudia hotels among those with increased prices for 2017.


Hotel prices for 2017 increasing by up to 15%

Occupancy is expected to be much the same as this year in 2017, but profit will be the best for the past ten years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/06/2016 00:00

Tourists arriving at Palma airport.

Tourist tax

Tour operators unclear about the tourist tax

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".

Andrew Ede14/04/2016 00:00

Peter Frankhauser, right, at presentation in Palma.


Thomas Cook says no to the tax

Visitors will stop coming if they have to pay one or two euros more a day for the tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/09/2015 00:00

The 2016 season already forecast to be as good as the current one.


Hotels turning down exclusive contracts for 2016

The tour operators want such contracts in order to ensure they have the maximum number of beds available next summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/08/2015 00:00

Tour operators offering exclusivity to hotels for 2016.


Tour operators in "trade war" for Majorca's hotel places

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/08/2015 00:00