Turkish delight....should Mallorca be concerned?
The tourism ministry raised its year-end targets last month to 47 million tourists and $37 billion in tourism revenues.
Leading figures in world tourism heading to Mallorca
The Hilton Mallorca Galatzo, which just recently opened its doors, is the newest addition to the expanding portfolio of hotels owned and operated by Hilton in Spain.
Tourism on the move by Melia Chief Executive Gabriel Escarrer
The fundamentals of tourism remain solid. Even a pandemic that has paralysed travel for almost two years has not affected the desire to travel...
Spain finally stamps out the infamous cash envelope
The Spanish economy was the hardest hit in the euro area by the pandemic, shrinking 11% in 2020 amid tough lockdowns. Two years later, it has still not returned to its pre-virus level.
The Week in Tourism
No could about it, minister
On Tuesday, the Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela, came to the conclusion that this summer’s foreign sun and beach tourism could well be over. Could, minister?
Majorca gambled away the season
The Balearic government and tourism authorities need to hold their hands up and admit that they played it all wrong.
'New outbreaks are the norm' says Spain as COVID-19 travel curbs pile up
"Every country is taking measures to fight COVID ... that they think are necessary to protect their citizens. We don't question the measures other countries take."
It’s all in the messages
In the Franco days, the minister of tourism combined this portfolio with information. Manuel Fraga is the name we remember.
European coronavirus measures hitting Spain's tourism sector
The Coronavirus Measures Spain will those countries
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Masks, anxieties and uncertainties
There has been an implication of difference of opinion between the parties that make up the government.
Are you coming on holiday to Majorca this year?
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Tourism in June: What a difference a year makes
The quarantine is linked to the state of alarm, but as we know - because Sánchez has said so - the state of alarm could be lifted early in certain regions; the Balearics would be one of these regions.
To travel or not
“The big question which is everyone asking is how many tourists will travel”
Right but wrong: Garzón on tourism
The real problem with what Garzón has had to say is, in my view, the fact that he is a communist.
The Week That Was
The minister of added value
Holding a proper and structured debate regarding national economic strategy is one thing, but Alberto's intervention last week was not terribly helpful at a time when the tourism industry and the general economy is on its knees.
Would you take part in a Majorca travel test plan?
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Mallorca goes for it
A large number of hotels are opening extremely early this year, let’s hope it works.
Humphrey Carter10/02/2023 10:07