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It will come as no great surprise that the Mallorca Hoteliers Federation, opposed to the tourist tax since its introduction in 2016, is against any increase in the rates of the tax. The federation's vice-president, María José Aguiló, says that proposals from two of the government coalition parties - Més and Podemos - for an increase in 2023 have the sole objective of concealing the "manifest inability of the institutions that govern us" to manage public services and the flows of people. "This has once again been demonstrated this season and is a result of this negligence."