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Still not enough taxis in Palma.


Dangerous lack of taxis in Palma

I would not expect, especially in this heat, to have to be queuing, waiting, fighting and panicking for a taxi.

Humphrey Carter29/08/2023 10:15

Mallorca heatwave

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Your weekly news catch-up in Mallorca

This week extreme heat, tourism figures, accidents, Uber drivers, resorts and beaches and water conservation.

Andrew Ede21/07/2023 13:09

Taxi drivers confident there will not be Uber licences


Taxi drivers confident there will not be Uber licences

The taxi drivers have decided they don't need VTC licences as there will be no Uber to compete with.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/09/2018 16:47

Alberto Álvarez, spokesperson for the Elite Taxi federation.

Industrial action

Spanish taxis drivers call off national strike against Uber

Regional governments are to be allowed to regulate licences for VTC services, so therefore Uber.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/08/2018 00:00

Taxis were in limited supply at the airport on Tuesday.


Meeting to break taxi deadlock

The tourism industry is complaining about losses incurred because of taxi driver strikes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/08/2018 00:00

Tension at the airport on Saturday.


Taxi drivers to go on strike today

The strike was sparked after the Spanish government appealed a Barcelona decision to limit the number of licences for Uber-style services.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/07/2018 00:00

Bel Busquets, the new Balearic minister for tourism.


Busquets to brothels: the week in Majorca

Bel Busquets became tourism minister, the idea for a tourism museum got the thumbs-down, a European court ruling could prove significant, and the cleaning-up of Magalluf continued.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/12/2017 00:00

Majorca's taxi drivers have been part of protests against Uber.


Madrid taking measures to control Uber licences

Licences could soon become available. It is reckoned there could be as many as a thousand in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/09/2017 00:00

The government doesn't want Uber and nor do the taxi drivers.


Government will not grant Uber licences in the Balearics

The Balearic High Court has issued various rulings turning down requests for vehicles with drivers' licences.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/06/2017 00:00

There was some tension during the taxi-drivers' demonstration in Madrid.


Taxi drivers clash with police in Madrid Uber protest

"We are taxi drivers, not terrorists," chanted protesters when they clashed with National Police.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/05/2017 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