Majorca tourism
Mallorcan tourist industry is bouncing back.

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Jobs galore in Mallorca's tourism industry

Huge demand for workers in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/05/2022 11:44

Great tourist industry,

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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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/05/2022 13:29

Flyr, which started operations in June 2021

Travelling

Norway leading a revival of Scandinavian tourism in Mallorca

Scandinavian tourism in the Balearics fell by some 20% prior to the pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2022 13:08

Wonder of the Seas in Palma, Mallorca

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Forbes magazine adding to tourism promotion in the US

Journalists from the US were recently in Mallorca for a familiarisation trip.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2022 08:17

United Airlines planes

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The Americans are coming ... some 1,500 each week

Some 600 North American tourists on weekly flights from Newark plus those on the Wonder of the Seas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/05/2022 07:21

Hotel in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Up to 5,000 tourist accommodation places could disappear each year

A reduction in places is being proposed as part of the government's new tourism law.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/05/2022 06:57

Political disagreement over cruise ship limits in Palma, Mallorca

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Palma cruise ships agreement is "insufficient"

One of the parties governing Palma town hall says that nothing has been learned.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/05/2022 14:47

Tourists on Mallorca

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Balearics foreign tourists in March 60,000 fewer than in 2019

First-quarter foreign tourism in the Balearics was 22% lower than in 2019.

06/05/2022 12:16

Cala Varques, Mallorca

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Gearing up for summer. Or is it bracing for summer?

Tourism recovery is reigniting a debate that the pandemic most definitely did not sweep away.

Andrew Ede30/04/2022 13:49

Cala Moro, Mallorca

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Mallorca - the island "à la mode"

"A destination for tourist experiences that has everything in its favour."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/04/2022 07:32

Cruise ships in Palma, Mallorca

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Anti-cruise ship group launches new campaign

The Platform Against Mega-Cruise Ships has established an independent air quality control system in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/04/2022 12:31

Olivar market in Palma

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Comment: The great tourism windfall

Upwards of two million euros for promoting a “gastronomic tourist triangle” involving Palma.

Andrew Ede16/04/2022 09:25

People on a street in Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca's tourism economy bounces back

Hotels and restaurants looking at a good Easter; retailers less sure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/04/2022 08:24

Hotel in Playa de Palma, Mallorca, prepared for opening

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Balearics hotel prices lowest for Easter

Average hotel price in the Balearics is less than half the highest in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/04/2022 11:58

A hotel in Menorca preparing to open

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Hotels looking at buying apartments in order to house employees

Cost to rent and availability of employees could result in staff shortages this season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/04/2022 06:59

Tourists arriving at Palma Airport

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Who spends the most in Majorca?

The Balearics, according to Balearic government numbers, attracted 149,627 foreign tourists in February.

Andrew Ede08/04/2022 13:11

Catalina Cladera (right), president of the Council of Mallorca, with the mayor of Palma, José Hila, and Bel Oliver of the World Tourism Organization

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Mallorca aspiring to lead "the tourism of the future"

Tourism of the future will need to be sustainable or they may not be tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/04/2022 12:57

Queen Elizabeth cruise ship in Palma

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Forty cruise ships scheduled for Palma in April

Palma is once more one of the main ports for cruise operators in the Mediterranean.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/04/2022 08:38

Tourists in Ibiza

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Balearics February tourism up 1,000%

A more meaningful comparison is with February 2020, prior to the pandemic.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/04/2022 14:32

Launch of the Ola Magaluf brand in Mallorca

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Hippy market at the heart of Magaluf rebranding

The business model of tourism excess "is over, it's not viable and we don't want it". "The time has come to transform."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/04/2022 07:18

Let me draw attention to items of tourism news over the past few days.

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Mallorca - tourism resilience and undue pessimism

Is it possible that occupancy will return to what it was in 2019?

Andrew Ede01/04/2022 10:28

Court of a Mallorca hotel in a listed building

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Tourism law exemption sought for listed buildings

The exemption refers to the freeze on new tourist accommodation places.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/03/2022 10:56

Former Spanish prime minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero with Spain's tourism minister Reyes Maroto and the Balearics president and tourism minister in Palma, Mallorca

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Tourism minister stresses Mallorca and Spain's security

Spain and the Balearics are geographically "far from the conflict" in Ukraine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/03/2022 12:43