Sixteen per cent more seats available than in 2023.
Tourists at the Playa de Palma.
"Mallorca is way ahead in terms of current bookings."
A branding guru has been hired by the Council of Mallorca's tourism department.
Indications are that 2024 could even exceed 2023's record number of tourists.
An astonishing increase that will only add to the debate about overtourism.
The greatest blame for problems of gentrification and saturation lies with "the uncontrolled growth of tourist rental housing".
The Fitur international tourism fair opens in Madrid on Wednesday.
"We have a lot of work to do in Brazil, in China, in the United States,"
Fischer Air flights are scheduled to start in April.
In 2023, Mallorca witnessed political shifts as the Partido Popular returned to power. President Marga Prohens faced challenges, notably from Vox, leading to compromises on legislation. Tourism reached record highs, causing concerns, and major hotel openings marked the year. Housing and traffic issues, tragic incidents, and severe storms also impacted the island.
In the Balearics, UK and German tourism has increased; this is not the case for Spain as a whole.
There is some similarity to how tourist tax revenue has been used.
The Tourist Tax has been a political hot potato since its introduction in 2016.
No one forecast growth on the scale that there was in 2023.
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