Andrew Ede
Andrew Ede

Background in business publishing. Started an online blog about Mallorca in 2005, which went daily in 2007, covering culture, environment, history, politics, tourism and more. Became a regular contributor to the Bulletin in 2010 before joining the staff a few years later.

Latest headlines

Foreign brands driving up prices of commercial premises in Mallorca

Prices for shops and restaurants have risen, so have prices for garages, storage and industrial buildings.

Andrew Ede 25/03/2023 08:36

Majorca tourism

Easter air-traffic control worry for Mallorca

French air-traffic control strikes at Bordeaux and Marseille.

Andrew Ede 25/03/2023 07:34

Latest headlines

A Pollensa rubbish row brewing up in time for the election

This week in the news: Hiring of new staff, the new season about to kick off and political rivals on friendly terms.

Andrew Ede 24/03/2023 14:00

A safer Magalluf

Magalluf: the history

An insignificant place on the Calvia coast with no compelling back story assumed great significance and has since inspired thousands of stories.

Andrew Ede 24/03/2023 09:57

Latest headlines

Illegal street sellers being trained to find jobs

All participants have to agree to stop selling illegally; in exchange they will be trained and receive aid.

Andrew Ede 24/03/2023 09:35

Majorca tourism

No more tourist accommodation places in certain resorts - ever

In so-called saturated resorts, there should be no possibility of additional accommodation places.

Andrew Ede 24/03/2023 08:33

Majorca tourism

Business and government together on Balearics tourism circularity

The aim is for the Balearics to be "the first circular tourism destination in the world".

Andrew Ede 23/03/2023 17:24


Is the cycle of exiting crisis merely being repeated?

A key message from that conference was that exit from the pandemic crisis has focused on the same solutions as previously - more tourism and more construction.

Andrew Ede 23/03/2023 15:05


Son Ferriol and the heretics of southern France

The Albigensian Crusade was meant to have wiped out the Cathars, but some made it to Mallorca.

Andrew Ede 23/03/2023 12:10

Latest headlines

Avenidas petrol station in Palma still operating despite court decision

There are two petrol stations still operating; the other one is in Plaça de Progrés.

Andrew Ede 22/03/2023 17:14

Latest headlines

Mallorca's housing - what are the solutions?

A summit at which politicians made their pitches and experts provided their expert opinion.

Andrew Ede 22/03/2023 07:57

A safer Magalluf

The project that changed Magalluf's DNA

The spine of Magalluf was to be remodelled, while its outer body was to be beautified.

Andrew Ede 21/03/2023 15:16


Whose islands are they, anyway?

Mallorca has been looking to attract even more French, Italians and Spanish this year, only to now discover that the British and Germans are in full recovery mode

Andrew Ede 21/03/2023 10:00