The strange story of Maria Forteza
Maria Forteza directed "Mallorca" in the early 1930s. Was she the first Spanish woman film director to use sound?
The pain of uncertainty
There is one thing that can be stated with certainty regarding air travel to Spain for tourism or indeed any other commercial purpose - there is no date.
The incredible hulk of Santa Margalida
Josep Rosselló Ferrer was seemingly capable of making the buttons from his shirt fly off.
The shattered dreams of public transport
There will be capacity reductions, and as such they blow a mighty hole in the government's ambitions for public transport.
The revolt of the regions
“The government is making available 16,000 million euros of aid to the regions.”
Person of the week, boos and cheers
The German government views Majorca and the Balearics as safe destinations.
The Week That Was
Oriol leaves lockdown
State of alarm and all that, Oriol and fellow Catalan political prisoners have been unable to get day passes to do whatever it is they're allowed to get up to, which in the case of Oriol and others had once involved actually pitching up at the Catalan parliament.
Pollensa and the revival of the beach services' row
In the midst of coronavirus crisis, the town hall has succeeded in reviving it.
George Marshall and the Council
But if we look closely at this plan, how much of it is emergency spending, as in Marshall Plan style?
The Week in Tourism
German tourism: the mixed messages
We have in the Balearics a proposal from the Association of Hotel Chains that there could be a "test" from the middle of June.
Things We Miss ... Or Don't
A Majorca summer without the daily delivery of their Instagrammed delights and minus the intrusion of the lenses of the paparazzi? Unthinkable for some; a bonus for others.
One suspects that it will take rather more than a discount to get things moving.
The Case Of The Municipality That Isn’t
Palmanyola’s citizens (and Bunyola’s) are right now enjoying an unexpected benefit.
A Hotel Really Can Be Like A Home
For hoteliers, the current crisis is one of liquidity. Going forward, there has to be a doubt about all the existing hotel stock. Will it be needed?
Majorca and the French connection
French politics and writers were to play a significant role in Majorca's 19th century development.
Decades of History
We Are The Champions
In the second look back at the Bulletin's almost sixty years, we highlight how sport has been covered in the paper's pages.
Housing and change of use
It is as yet unclear how this will work in practice, but in principle it is an excellent idea.
Andrew Ede 13/05/2020 17:19