Majorca tourism
Meliá Hotels International recruiting in Mallorca

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Meliá recruiting over 1,000 employees in the Balearics

Two recruitment days in February plus other recruitment activity in March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/02/2022 13:02

Francina Armengol, president of the Balearics

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Armengol - there must be diversification of the economy

Proud of Balearics tourism leadership, but there has to be diversification.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/02/2022 12:22

British Airways aircraft are parked at Heathrow Airport

International

UK summer flight bookings edging towards 2019 levels

Many consumers are still booking flights at the last minute.

Reuters09/02/2022 10:31

The lack of microprocessors in European manufacturers since 2020 means there will be fewer cars available

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Car rental prices to go up 40%

Balearic Islands is emerging as the Spanish tourist destination most affected by the situation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/02/2022 09:17

Bookings have increased by 548% compared to the same week last year

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Bookings to the Balearic Islands up 13% in one week

The majority of bookings through TravelgateX are for 2 to 5 days of stay, with 46.8% of the total.

EFE07/02/2022 09:53

British holidaymakers arriving in Ibiza

International

Change to UK teens' double-jab requirement being studied

The president of the Canary Islands, which have been affected by the measure during what is high season, has been in regular contact with the Spanish government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/02/2022 11:43

Hipotels Playa de Palma Palace, Mallorca

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Hoteliers pointing to a nine-month season in Mallorca

Optimism, but hoteliers wanting the Spanish government to drop the vaccination rule for UK children.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/02/2022 12:35

Tourists in Ibiza

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The new Balearic tourism law, uncovered

The draft of the new bill only allows tourist rentals in townhouses and single-family houses and not in multi-family dwellings.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/02/2022 08:53

Tourists on the beach of Cala Major.

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Balearic Islands tourism up 267.4% on 2020

In the month of December alone, the Balearic Islands received a total of 114,640 international tourists.

Europa Press02/02/2022 10:07

Overnight stays, they were 116.7% higher than 2020 but 12.5% lower than 2019.

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Occupancy in tourist apartments reaches 30% in December, double that of a 2020

Tourist apartments received 5,515 travellers during December (2,689 nationals and 2,825 foreigners).

Europa Press01/02/2022 09:42

300,000 hotel beds will be altered.

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Government criticised for lack of information on new tourism law

The Government says the new law will approved within 3 weeks but CAEB, FEHM, Restoration, Afedeco, Aviba, FEBT and PIMEM do not know its content.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/01/2022 09:14

The Hipotels chain will open one of its two hotels in Playa de Palma on February 4.

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Surge in bookings to Mallorca as London removes COVID restrictions

Playa de Palma will be the first destination to reopen hotels, whose opening will begin on February 4.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/01/2022 08:21

People arriving in England from abroad will no longer have to take COVID-19 tests if they have been vaccinated.

International

England to drop COVID travel test demand, PM Johnson says

People arriving in England from abroad will no longer have to take COVID-19 tests if they have been vaccinated.

Reuters24/01/2022 13:28

Reyes Maroto and Francina Armengol.

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Balearic Islands forecast to exceed three million Spanish tourists this year

Airlines and wholesalers foresee a full recovery of the domestic market in the Islands and the Government highlights its economic impact.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/01/2022 09:08

Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela, speaking at the Fitur tourism fair in Madrid

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Government sets out tourism model of the future

President Armengol - "Bold initiatives in committing to quality and occupational health."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/01/2022 13:46

Hotel in Playa de Muro, Mallorca

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Mallorca heads Spain's holiday bookings for 2022

A "clear intention" on behalf of tourists to get their holidays back to normal.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/01/2022 15:16

Patricia Guasp of Ciudadanos in the Balearics.

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Tourism law "small print" will need to be studied

Financial aid will be forthcoming, but the government hasn't specified what this will be.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/01/2022 13:14

The Balearics are to get a new tourism law

Comment

Welcome to the future - Millions of hotel stars

How do you see the future of tourism in Mallorca after this new tourism law?

Andrew Ede18/01/2022 11:42

Mallorcan cyclist Mavi García

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Council of Mallorca prepares for Madrid tourism fair promotion

Promoting to the national market; the Sustainable Tourism Observatory; the United Airlines route.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/01/2022 13:41

Mallorca tourism

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Summer 2021 - a hedging of bets

What will be the reality of the tourism industry this year?

Andrew Ede14/01/2022 09:59

Tourists in Palma, Mallorca

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British accounted for 21% of summer tourist spending

Between them, British and German tourists were responsible for 43% of all spending.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/01/2022 13:39

Foreign tourism to Spain soars

International

Foreign tourism to Spain soars in November, still well below 2019 levels

Foreign tourists numbers were still only 72% of those seen in October 2019.

Reuters04/01/2022 09:44

Mallorca airport

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Occupancy in tourist apartments in the Balearic falls to 29% in November

This volume of travellers and overnight stays represents 3.8 times more than the 2020 figures.

Europa Press03/01/2022 10:02

Son Fornés Talayotic site in Montuiri, Mallorca

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Three million euros for promoting a "Mallorcan Tuscany"

Mallorca's Pla region is to benefit from EU Next Generation funds for tourism.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/01/2022 14:00

The first Frikyday of Selva.

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60 Fairs Planned for 2022 and Four of Them are New

Selva is one of the municipalities that will premiere two new events, if the health crisis allows it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/12/2021 09:50

Ilumental would take place in the surroundings of Palma Catherdal.

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A Festival of Lights Proposed for October

The idea is to fill the area around Palma Cathedral with light and colour.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/12/2021 08:56

Airport passenger arrivals

International

November foreign arrivals at Palma Airport down 28% from 2019

Four million international passenger arrivals at Spain's airports in November.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/12/2021 08:08