Majorca tourism
Susanna Sciacovelli, the new councillor for tourism at the Council of Mallorca

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Ex-head of Balearic tourism agency is the new councillor for Mallorca tourism promotion

Susanna Sciacovelli has most recently been the director for institutional relations for the El Corte Inglés travel group.

Andrew Ede06/07/2023 07:04

General view of Magalluf beach

Comment

Tourism of excesses: Don’t expect a lighter touch

Some days ago, there was a report which indicated that businesses in Magalluf were demanding reform of the tourism of excesses law.

Andrew Ede03/07/2023 11:00

Cala Agulla, Mallorca

Travelling

Mallorca more dependent on summer tourism than ever

Tourist numbers for July to September in the Balearics as a percentage for the whole year has increased.

Andrew Ede02/07/2023 06:46

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

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Mallorca tourism marketing to be given a major boost

The president of the Mallorca Hoteliers Federation has been mentioned as a possible councillor for tourism.

Andrew Ede01/07/2023 09:17

Stereo Temple in Magaluf, Mallorca

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Magalluf businesses demanding reform of tourism of excesses law

It is argued that regulations have been applied in an arbitrary manner.

Andrew Ede21/06/2023 07:25

Spanish students arriving for holidays in Mallorca

Travelling

Mallorca losing appeal for Spanish students' holidays

Increasingly expensive, and there is "total harassment from the institutions".

Andrew Ede17/06/2023 08:53

Norwegian plane

Airport

Norwegian to reopen Palma base as Scandinavian tourism recovers

Between 2017 and 2019, Scandinavian tourism slumped by around 20%.

Andrew Ede16/06/2023 09:03

Beach in Palma, Mallorca

Hotels

Meliá boss concern about new Balearic government and tourism

Fear that a change will undo things that have been "done well".

Andrew Ede15/06/2023 08:56

Spanish students arriving for holidays in Mallorca

Travelling

Five days of partying - Spanish students arrive in Mallorca

Tour operators have been warning students that there are penalties for antisocial behaviour.

Andrew Ede11/06/2023 18:50

Drunk German tourists in Mallorca

Travelling

The low-cost, 48-hour drinking holidays in Arenal

Young German tourists arrive solely with the intention of getting drunk.

Andrew Ede08/06/2023 07:13

German tourists in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Drunken tourism in Playa de Palma "worse than ever"

"There is no end to the drinking; some are still drunk on the streets at nine in the morning."

Andrew Ede07/06/2023 08:24

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Travelling

Booming Mallorca tourism not affected by price rises

Current reservations for the Balearics are well above 2022.

Andrew Ede06/06/2023 07:23

Waiter in Menorca

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Outgoing Balearic tourism minister hits back at his critics

"When they say that they prefer less intervention, what they mean is that they prefer lower salaries and more temporary contracts."

Andrew Ede02/06/2023 15:37

Packed beach in Cala Ratjada, Mallorca

Beaches

Tourism of excesses in Cala Ratjada

Young German tourists flock to Cala Ratjada in late May and early June.

Andrew Ede02/06/2023 08:45

Tourists in Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Balearics April tourist numbers shatter previous record

Twelve per cent higher than the previous record April (2019).

Andrew Ede01/06/2023 14:24

The hotel Zel Palmanova will open its doors on July 1st

Comment

Tourism: Family values and families at war

Zel is the brand that has been developed, a project that makes Nadal want “to learn everything related to the sector”.

Andrew Ede29/05/2023 14:11

Private jets in Palma, Mallorca

Travelling

Luxury holiday packages for Mallorca

Specialist agencies arrange packages for which price is not a problem.

Andrew Ede28/05/2023 08:20

People on a street in Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca tourist saturation - Over 140,000 new accommodation places since 2000

Nine of Mallorca's municipalities have tourist accommodation places which greatly exceed the resident populations.

Andrew Ede28/05/2023 07:01

S'Oratori beach in Portals Nous

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Calvia forms part of the magnificent seven!

Madrid, Barcelona and Benidorm occupy the top three positions in the ranking.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/05/2023 13:32

Tour guide with tourists in Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca fills up

April was a record-breaking month and an indication of what is likely to follow.

Andrew Ede26/05/2023 08:59

Queuing for Caló des Moro beach in Mallorca.

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Too many tourists? What Mallorca's political parties say

The elections are almost upon us, and tourism is a key issue.

Andrew Ede23/05/2023 09:13

Inaugural United Airlines flight from New York-Newark to Palma Mallorca in June 2022

Travelling

American tourists filling Palma's upmarket hotels

The United Airlines service from New York resumes this Friday.

Andrew Ede23/05/2023 06:48

Corsica Ferries ship at the port of Alcudia in Mallorca

Travelling

France - Mallorca's tourism market 'à la mode'

Forecasts suggest a 40% growth in French tourism this year.

Andrew Ede16/05/2023 05:58

Aqualand in Arenal is now open

Attractions

What you need to know about Mallorca before you come on holiday!

Find out when your favourite water park or show is open and plan your visit.

Christina Buchet and Ashlee Caliz11/05/2023 11:25

The mirador in Deya, Mallorca

Travelling

Balearics among the top 20 most visited places in the world

If the Balearics were a country, the islands would be nineteenth in the world.

Andrew Ede30/04/2023 08:56

Mass tourism

Comment

Remind me ... what is a quality tourist?

The term quality tourism has caused offence in the past.

Andrew Ede28/04/2023 15:41

Palma International Boat Show, Mallorca

Travelling

Palma at 100% for the May holiday

Demand boosted by two major events taking place over the weekend.

Andrew Ede27/04/2023 08:02

Costa d'en Blanes, Mallorca

Travelling

"The history of the Balearics is a success story in terms of tourism"

The CEO of Turespaña - Strategy in the Balearics has been "exemplary".

Andrew Ede23/04/2023 11:46

Playa de Palma, Mallorca

Hotels

May forecasts underline the prospect of a record tourism season

Hotel occupancy forecast is above that of both 2018 and 2019.

Andrew Ede22/04/2023 07:51

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Balearic tourism minister hits back at Jet2 CEO comments

Iago Negueruela insists that Jet2 have "always understood" the Balearic position regarding quality tourism.

Andrew Ede20/04/2023 16:34

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2holidays, at a presentation in Palma, Mallorca

Travelling

Jet2 CEO advice to Balearic and Spanish politicians - "Be careful what you wish for"

Steve Heapy: "Less tourism means less income, less GDP and less employment."

Andrew Ede19/04/2023 16:28

Spain Tourism Summit 2023 in Palma, Mallorca

Travelling

Mallorca this summer's "star" destination for North American tourists

The USA and Canada - two markets "committed to the sustainability of holiday destinations".

Andrew Ede18/04/2023 16:43