Etiqueta 'Tourist resorts'
Tourists sitting on a terrace


Hungry Mallorca restaurants

A number of directors of leading Spanish hotel chains have warned against talk of a record holiday season for the time being

Humphrey Carter29/06/2023 13:19

Applications for modernisation grants in Calvia have been disappointing.

Town halls

Only nine Calvia businesses have modernisation grants

Under a third of the 2019 budget for grants to improve shops, etc. has been allocated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/01/2020 13:58

The first Aerotib services started operating in early May.


Cala d'Or-airport bus service is now operating

The Aerotib route from the airport to Cala d'Or also serves Arenal, Llucmajor, Campos, S'Alqueria Blanca, Santanyi and Portopetro.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/06/2017 00:00

Taxi drivers have mostly accepted the bus services but they are against Uber.


Resort bus services to start and taxi drivers are protesting again

Some 500 taxi drivers in Palma are expected to stage a protest today against law which could open the way to services such as Uber.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/04/2017 00:00

Alcudia is one tourist municipality with pressures on accommodation.

Holiday rentals

Town halls welcome powers to regulate holiday rentals

In coastal municipalities there are different needs and concerns. Much will depend on decisions made by the Council of Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/04/2017 00:00

A happy minister and some happy taxi chappies, except for one.


One of the taxi-driver associations threatens protests

As agreement was reached to call off actions up to and including Easter, any new ones would be scheduled for after Easter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/03/2017 00:00

One of the many meetings between taxi drivers and the transport ministry.


Proposal for taxi-driver referendum on government plans

The document the government wants representatives to sign is so "ambiguous" that only the whole sector can decide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/03/2017 00:00

Transport minister Marc Pons with taxi-driver representatives.


Taxi drivers expect to sign bus services agreement next week

Alterations to the bus routes mean that they will stop in places such as Algaida, Arenal, Marratxi and Portals Nous.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/03/2017 00:00

The taxi-drivers' dispute is over, but now the legality of the tourist resort bus services is being questioned.


PP claims that tourist resort bus services are not legal

Meanwhile, taxi-driver representatives want time for their legal advisors to look over the plan. They didn't ratify the agreement yesterday, as had been expected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/03/2017 00:00

Yesterday's meeting at the transport ministry achieved a breakthrough in the taxi-drivers' dispute.


Taxi drivers call off strikes and protests

One of the routes has been dropped, fares will increase and frequency of service will be lower.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/03/2017 00:00

Transabus, a "foreign" company that is based in Madrid.


Tourist resort bus services under "foreign" ownership

Four of the five bus routes to tourist resorts are controlled by businesses from outside Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/01/2017 00:00

A group of taxi drivers. Not all are antagonistic towards the bus services.


Taxi drivers planning protests against tourist resort buses

The taxi drivers argue that the bus services are unnecessary, that they will duplicate services already available and put at risk the employment of over 2,000 people.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/01/2017 00:00