Etiqueta 'Balearic tourist tax'


Tourist industry

“It is bad news that 50 percent of hotels will be closed this summer...”

Jason Moore11/04/2020 09:51



“The Balearic tourist industry needs to be ready to react once the coronavirus crisis is over....”

Jason Moore16/03/2020 10:15


Scrap the tax

“The government should consider scrapping the tourist tax...”

Jason Moore13/03/2020 09:51



“The local authorities should remember that stories about Majorca are reported in the foreign media...”

Jason Moore09/03/2020 09:59

The Government is promoting its first subsidized housing development in 20 years


New social housing to be built in Santanyi

The Mayor of Santanyí, Mari Pons, says building will begin this year, but that more homes are desperately needed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/01/2020 12:48

Jaume Font

Tourist Tax

Government defends tourist tax spending decisions

Opposition parties accused the government of using the revenue to fill gaps in the budget.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/11/2019 04:01

Meeting on Thursday at the Balearic government's headquarters.

Thomas Cook crisis

Hoteliers to get Thomas Cook tourist tax

Thomas Cook employees are to receive special payments from the government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/10/2019 19:03

A meeting of the committee which decides spending of tourist tax revenue.

Tourist tax

Almost 70% of residents support the tourist tax

The Balearic tourism agency's survey finds 68.6% agreeing with the tourist tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/05/2019 06:25

The meeting of the sustainable tourism commission.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax spending of 128 million euros in 2019

Business and environmentalists have once more attacked the whole process for deciding how tourist tax revenue is to be spent.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/05/2019 16:42

President Armengol and behind her Bel Oliver of PSOE.

Tourist tax

Government urged to speed up tourist tax spending

The Partido Popular have been wondering quite what the Balearic Tourism Agency does.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/06/2018 00:00

Xavier Pericay of the C's wants to know what's happening with the tourist tax revenue.

Tourist tax

Government accused of tourist tax "opacity"

Ciudadanos: "It is unacceptable that the public don't know about (tourist tax) projects approved by the cabinet over the past two years."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/05/2018 00:00

Guests arriving at a Playa de Palma hotel.

Tourist tax

Tourists "surprised" by tourist tax rise

Palma hoteliers spokesperson: "The tourists had no kind of information about the increase in the rates."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/05/2018 00:00

Tourist tax

Balearic tourist tax rates from 1 May to 31 October 2018

Listed here are the tourist tax rates and the purposes for tourist tax revenue.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/05/2018 00:00

The tourist tax doubles today (1 May).

Tourist tax

Double or nothing for your Balearic holiday

The main season rates for the Balearic tourist tax double as of 1 May.

Humphrey Carter30/04/2018 00:00

Mercedes Garrido, responsible for the rentals map. Biel Barceló announced he would be staying on as a member of parliament.


Greeks bearing tourist tax: the week in Majorca

The Balearics were taking on the Greeks over the tourist tax; there was much discontent with a map; employment was at an all-time high; and there was a spot of weather.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/01/2018 00:00

Snow in Majorca: pretty, but there was also torrential rain and there were bitter winds.


Shady affairs and foul weather: the week in Majorca

The Cursach case went into limbo; there was no "drama" about losing a million tourists; the weather was awful; there was a major robbery in Portals; and a Majorca hotel group revived the Melody Maker.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/12/2017 00:00

Santa Eularia in Ibiza, where there has been a project to connect desalinated water.

Tourist tax

Four-fifths of tourist tax-funded projects are under way

Barceló explained that 94 million euros have been collected since the tax was introduced on 1 July 2016.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/12/2017 00:00