Majorca tourism
Punta Ballena in Magaluf, Mallorca

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Mallorca at London's World Travel Market - Will reform of the 'excesses' law overshadow promotion?

Promotional messages will be familiar, but some faces won't be, while there will also be reform of the tourism of excesses law.

Andrew Ede05/11/2023 12:39

Chinese tourists at an airport


Looking to the east - Direct tourist flights from Asia and the Middle East to Mallorca

The first objective is China, but there are also talks with Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Andrew Ede05/11/2023 07:50

Cala en Porter in Menorca

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Balearics tourism in September smashed previous records

Up to September, there were over one million more tourists than in the current record year of 2018.

Andrew Ede02/11/2023 13:46

Mallorca featured in a 2019 series for the Chinese market entitled Spain Passion


Mallorca looking at direct flights for Chinese tourism

Contacts were made with two Chinese airlines at a fair in Istanbul earlier this week.

Andrew Ede21/10/2023 09:06

Image of Mallorca's Pla (Plain) region

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Colours of Mallorca's Plain for tourism promotion

The promotion of all-year sustainable tourism in Mallorca's Plain region.

Andrew Ede18/10/2023 09:22

Heat waves are increasingly common in Mallorca and the Balearics


Will holidaymakers avoid Mallorca because of hotter summers?

As well as the summer heat, there will be an impact from more expensive air travel.

Andrew Ede15/10/2023 09:03

Tourists in Palma, Mallorca


Spanish tourists flocking to the Balearics for National Day holidays

Trasmed anticipates record occupancy of its ferries from the mainland.

Andrew Ede12/10/2023 08:21

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Balearics remain on course to shatter the annual tourism record

Up to August, there were almost one million more tourists than in the current record year of 2018.

Andrew Ede04/10/2023 11:27

Calvia police in Magalluf, Mallorca


Changing Mallorca's tourism laws - Why take so long?

To have amendment to the tourism of excesses law in place for the 2024 season would be "extraordinary".

Andrew Ede03/10/2023 20:35

Cyclists in Formentor, Mallorca


Sports tourism - key to the growth of Mallorca's off season

After forty years of strategy, promotion of sports tourism is now truly bearing fruit.

Andrew Ede01/10/2023 18:06

Young German tourists in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Balearic tourism minister: Tourism of excesses law "can be greatly improved"

The tourism of excesses law "has not been able to stop those negative and viral images that we all know".

Andrew Ede24/09/2023 08:59

In January this year, the Balearics had 129,000 foreign tourists


The Balearics have become Spain’s summer tourism star

In all, Mallorca’s tourism increased by 4.5%, which included a dip of 9.2% among the Spanish. Ah yes, the Spanish. Mallorca’s become expensive for them, so some tourism industry sources have suggested...

Andrew Ede21/09/2023 13:09

Vueling plane


Hoteliers in Mallorca and the Canaries critical of increased cost of flights

Decreased arrival of Spanish tourists in the Balearics and the Canaries this summer.

Andrew Ede20/09/2023 09:14

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The excess tourism decree to be given a new name

According to Bauzá, the so-called decree of excesses has been a failure and "to change this negative vision" it will become responsible tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/09/2023 12:27

Imserso holidaymakers in Menorca


Concern about a blow to Mallorca tourism over the low season

A delay to the Imserso programme. But its benefits are in any event limited.

Andrew Ede14/09/2023 08:37

General view of Puerto Soller


Soller: One of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Europe is in Mallorca

Jetcost users have chosen it along with Cadaqués in Catalonia, Tarifa in Andalusia, Combarro in Galicia and Moraira in the Valencian Community among the 14 most beautiful on the continent.

MDB Digital13/09/2023 11:39

Eurowings plane at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


How far will this tourism season extend?

Low-season tourism in Mallorca is reliant on the German and Spanish markets.

Andrew Ede12/09/2023 06:53

Beaches full in Mallorca


Why talk of tourism record seasons is unhelpful

Growth shouldn't be so bound up in the numbers game of ever more bodies passing through the airports in the summer.

Andrew Ede10/09/2023 12:59

Yachts in Ibiza


Summer holidays in the Balearics becoming too expensive for residents

There was something of a boom in inter-island holidaymaking during the pandemic.

Andrew Ede03/09/2023 09:11

Cala Varques in Manacor, Mallorca

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No more "tourismphobic policies" in Mallorca

The new councillor for tourism at the Council of Mallorca on tourist saturation, growth and illegal holiday letting.

Andrew Ede02/09/2023 09:45

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Balearics tourism will be most affected in Spain because of rising summer temperatures

The European Commission has conducted a regional study of the impact of climate change on tourism.

Andrew Ede25/08/2023 07:43

Mallorca summer tourism

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Mixed messages: What actually do Mallorca’s hoteliers want?

Palma Son Sant Joan counted 4,378,210 passengers in July, an increase of 5.9% compared with last year.

Andrew Ede18/08/2023 16:44

Paguera's beach will plenty of tourists


Overcrowding - Mallorca's tourists' greatest concern

A survey of tourist opinion indicates an increasingly negative perception of overcrowding among Mallorca's tourists.

Andrew Ede15/08/2023 13:51