Majorca tourism
Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Palma flights currently above 2019 level

The holiday weekend in Spain partly explains the demand.

Andrew Ede13/08/2022 06:55

Holiday homes in Menorca

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Mallorca holiday rentals occupancy at 90%

Strong recovery of the holiday rentals market, but profitability is being affected by higher costs.

Andrew Ede07/08/2022 09:23

An evening in Puerto Portals, Mallorca


Video report from Puerto Portals

Puerto Portals - restaurants, superyachts, beaches.

Alex Smith07/08/2022 09:12

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Palma Airport set for record number of flights

Consecutive months with more flights than in 2019.

Andrew Ede07/08/2022 08:53

Spanish pensioners on an Imserso holiday in Mallorca


Spanish pensioner holidays are "guaranteed"

News to Mallorca's hoteliers, who have said they will be withdrawing from the Imserso programme.

Andrew Ede06/08/2022 08:53

Rubbish in the morning in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Clean-up operation in Playa de Palma - every morning

A resident says that the amount of rubbish is "a disaster".

Andrew Ede02/08/2022 07:19

Hire-car operator at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

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More hire cars shipped to Mallorca to meet demand

The number of available cars is still way lower than it was in summer 2019.

Andrew Ede02/08/2022 06:44

Luxury villa for Mallorca's luxury tourism


A spend of 5,000 euros a day - luxury tourism in Mallorca

Whereas this market previously sought ostentation, it now wants an experience based on values.

Andrew Ede31/07/2022 07:51

Containers lorries in Palma

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Mallorca tourism demand for products "exceeding forecasts"

Tourism reactivation has meant that the season is going "very well".

Andrew Ede30/07/2022 07:39

Travel agent sign announcing sale of holidays for Spanish pensioners


Mallorca hoteliers pull out of Spanish pensioners' holiday scheme

Imserso prices have been a bone of contention for years; they are even more so now.

Andrew Ede29/07/2022 07:11

Terrace in Palma, Mallorca


US market the third largest for Palma boutique hotels

A consequence of the United Airlines service from Newark-New York.

Andrew Ede26/07/2022 07:23

Andreu Serra, councillor for tourism at the Council of Mallorca

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Tourism of excesses "is being minimised"

"Next year, the season will start earlier and it will be very different."

Andrew Ede24/07/2022 07:08

Ships in port in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma port - full up

Five cruise ships and seven ferries ...

Andrew Ede23/07/2022 08:27

Publicity for Palma in New York


'This is Palma' - Promoting the city to America

A promotional campaign will run until the end of August.

Andrew Ede23/07/2022 07:05

Tourists in Palma, Mallorca


Hoteliers pointing to "moderate" price increases for summer 2023

The president of the Association of Hotel Chains on prices, pay, tourism of excesses and holiday rentals.

Andrew Ede22/07/2022 07:18

Playa de Palma, Mallorca


Last-minute reservations causing overbooking in Mallorca

High demand and booking conditions that didn't apply prior to the pandemic are factors.

Andrew Ede20/07/2022 07:24

Crew members from the USS Harry S. Truman in Palma, Mallorca

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US aircraft carrier crew getting to know Palma and Mallorca

Eight crew members are painting a centre for children with Down syndrome.

Andrew Ede17/07/2022 07:55

Palma Mallorca Can Pere Antoni beach

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Calculating numbers of tourists by tracking phones

The data will also show how many residents of the Balearics are not on the islands at any given time.

Andrew Ede17/07/2022 07:11

Aina Calvo, the Spanish government's delegate in the Balearics


Palma Airport "not at its limits"

The situation in Palma is not like at some other European airports.

Andrew Ede14/07/2022 08:13

Representatives from Palma Mallorca are promoting the city in the US


Palma selling luxury to the American tourism market

A delegation from Palma is in New York to promote the city and Mallorca.

Andrew Ede13/07/2022 07:56

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Playa de Palma - "Worse than ever"

The hoteliers association is critical of a lack of police to enforce regulations.

Andrew Ede10/07/2022 08:05

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Mallorca hotelier price demands for 2023 "exorbitant"

Tour operators face hotelier price increases of up to fifteen per cent.

Andrew Ede10/07/2022 07:23

Hotel in Mallorca


Mallorca hotels' revenue back to pre-pandemic levels

The rapid reactivation of tourism this summer had not been expected.

Andrew Ede09/07/2022 07:40

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Summer tourism prospects good - but after the summer?

"Let's enjoy the summer," say the hoteliers; there's uncertainty ahead.

Andrew Ede08/07/2022 08:40

TUI coaches at the port in Palma, Mallorca


Palma hotels outstripping 2019 occupancy

Attributed in part to the use of Palma as a base port for cruise tourism.

Andrew Ede30/06/2022 07:59

Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Palma Airport delays forecast for the whole summer

The reasons are all too clear - personnel shortages and demand for travel that has exceeded forecasts.

Andrew Ede29/06/2022 07:11

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca technology leading European tourism data sharing project

The aim is to strengthen tourism competitiveness and improve customer experiences in the European Union.

Andrew Ede25/06/2022 06:19

Tourists at a hotel reception in Ibiza

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Tourist tax revenue to again be used for "original purposes"

Tourist tax revenue has been diverted to other uses because of the pandemic.

Andrew Ede20/06/2022 06:57

Santa Ponsa, Mallorca


Sweltering in Santa Ponsa

Continuing with video reports from Mallorca's resorts ...

Alex Smith19/06/2022 11:24