Majorca tourism
Playa de Palma, Mallorca

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Mallorca technology leading European tourism data sharing project

The aim is to strengthen tourism competitiveness and improve customer experiences in the European Union.

Andrew Ede25/06/2022 06:19

Tourists at a hotel reception in Ibiza

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Tourist tax revenue to again be used for "original purposes"

Tourist tax revenue has been diverted to other uses because of the pandemic.

Andrew Ede20/06/2022 06:57

Santa Ponsa, Mallorca

Travelling

Sweltering in Santa Ponsa

Continuing with video reports from Mallorca's resorts ...

Alex Smith19/06/2022 11:24

Restaurant terrace in Palma, Mallorca

Travelling

2022 - the highest-spending Mallorcan summer ever

Inflation and higher prices to compensate for 2020 and 2021 losses are resulting in greater spending.

Andrew Ede18/06/2022 07:18

Tourists arriving at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Travelling

Reduction in tourists needed because of climate emergency

The climate emergency is said to have worsened since climate change legislation was approved three years ago.

Andrew Ede16/06/2022 07:25

Playa de Palma, Mallorca, where residents suffer from noise and disturbance

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Arenal residents enduring the same problems as ever

Tourism of excesses decree, and yet residents endure the excesses of young tourists.

Andrew Ede14/06/2022 18:56

Queuing at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport

Airport

Police reinforcements for airport controls will be "insufficient"

Travel agencies association says that "urgent measures must be taken".

Andrew Ede14/06/2022 11:47

Spanish students in Arenal

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Spanish students return ... and so do the residents' complaints

In Arenal, the residents have been complaining about the noise and anti-social behaviour for years.

Andrew Ede14/06/2022 07:21

At Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

Palma Airport - May passengers almost at 2019 level

Palma had the highest increase in flights among the eight busiest airports.

Andrew Ede13/06/2022 16:18

Spanish students arriving for holidays in Mallorca

Travelling

Thousands of "study trip" students arriving in Mallorca

Organisers point to the "importance of this holiday segment".

Andrew Ede11/06/2022 07:46

A TUI fly plane has been named Mallorca

Travelling

TUI predicts an "exceptional" tourism season for Mallorca

A TUI plane has been named Mallorca - after the tour operator's most popular destination in the Mediterranean.

Andrew Ede08/06/2022 16:30

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

Airport breaking records for flights

In overall terms, Palma is Spain's third busiest airport, but there are times when it is the busiest.

Andrew Ede08/06/2022 07:44

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

Fifty more police for Palma Airport control

The additional police will be deployed from June 20.

Andrew Ede08/06/2022 06:53

United Airlines inaugural flight to Palma from New York-Newark

Travelling

"Exciting and historic" - New opportunities for Mallorca from American tourism

Possibilities for extending the service are already under consideration.

Andrew Ede04/06/2022 07:19

Hotel in Mallorca

Hotels

Hotel occupancy returning to 2019 levels

Occupancy in the principal resorts is between 80% and 90%.

Andrew Ede03/06/2022 07:14

Tourists arriving at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

UK tour operators predicting further Palma flight delays

The UK government and the travel industry are blaming each other for the problems.

Andrew Ede02/06/2022 07:03

Queues at check-in at Palma Airport, Mallorca

Airport

Thousands of holidaymakers to Mallorca affected by UK airport chaos

Meanwhile, it is hoped that more police will now be available for passport control in Palma.

Andrew Ede01/06/2022 07:09

Balearic parliament approves new tourism law

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Parliament approves new Balearic tourism law

"We cannot continue to grow in terms of the number of tourist places, we must grow in quality."

Andrew Ede31/05/2022 19:25

Holidaymakers arriving at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

Delays up to three hours in departure of airport transfer coaches

There are due to be more police at the airport as from June 1.

Andrew Ede31/05/2022 06:36

United Airlines planes

Travelling

US airlines looking at other routes to Palma

The inaugural United Airlines flight from New York-Newark will arrive this coming Friday.

Andrew Ede29/05/2022 07:01

Tourists urinating in the street In Magalluf, Mallorca

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Magalluf - "Nothing's changing; everything's continuing like before"

Pepe Tirado of Acotur says that there can only be a change to the tourism model if order is imposed.

Andrew Ede28/05/2022 08:07

The mayor of Palma, José Hila, greets new police officers

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Pressure for greater security in Playa de Palma

"We will see if we begin to see a change in the area or if everything continues as usual."

Andrew Ede28/05/2022 06:39

German out-of-season tourists in Mallorca

Travelling

German proposal for 'anti-Putin trips' to destinations such as Mallorca

The proposal is for travel vouchers for pensioners to escape Germany's cold winter weather.

Andrew Ede23/05/2022 16:02

Holidaying Spanish students at an event in Palma

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Spanish student "study trips" generate 30 million euros

One of the main organisers has held a meeting with local authorities to address problems.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 08:08

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

Hoteliers demanding more police for passport control

Hoteliers, coach operators, the police themselves are calling for more passport control officers.

Andrew Ede19/05/2022 07:58

TUI in Menorca

Travelling

TUI - Bookings comparable to 2019; Mallorca the most popular

TUI UK are leading the way among the main tourism supplier markets.

Andrew Ede17/05/2022 06:40

Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca

Airport

UK tour operators calling for improved passport control at Palma Airport

Delays at passport controls are having a knock-on impact on coaches in the arrivals area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/05/2022 07:20

Puerto Alcudia, Mallorca

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A good summer, but "we can't just return to 2019"

The tourism figures are positive, but there are challenges in terms of tourism transformation and diversification.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/05/2022 07:11

Balearic tourism minister, Iago Negueruela (left), with Josep Melia of El Pi.

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Agreement on conversion of obsolete hotels in Mallorca

The agreement is for 50% of conversion into residential accommodation to be for social housing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/05/2022 16:30