The first wave energy power plant in Spain is to be built in Port Adriano by Eco Wave Power.
The Public Health Commission, in which the Autonomous Communities and the Ministry of Health are represented, has today “unanimously” agreed to reduce the quarantine of all COVID-19 positives to seven days, compared to the ten days currently set.
Francesc Mulet, president of the Aviba travel agencies association in the Balearics, says that cancellations of flight bookings to the mainland over the New Year period are currently running at around 20%.
For the second consecutive year Christmas is affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In spite of the increase of infections by the omicron variant and unlike last year, most of the restrictions in the Islands were lifted a few months ago.
It was a question of masking up for Christmas in Mallorca again this morning as face masks became compulsory outdoors.
While much of northern Europe is caught up in a pre-Christmas frenzy of stress and overspending, Mallorca is mellow. The Balearic holiday season is much more chilled than some of its European counterparts, which can come as a blessing.
If you come from Northern Europe, the weather in Mallorca in November can come as a very pleasant surprise. While the Balearic Islands aren’t as far south as, say, Malta; late autumn and early winter still bring plenty of bright, sunny days.
This is the age of the train, according to the Balearic government, which revived plans this morning to link Alcudia with Palma via rail.
Defence lawyers for the twelve passengers arrested following the emergency landing of an Air Arabia Maroc Airbus in Palma last Friday are appealing the court decision to order them to be held in custody on charges of two counts of sedition.
I was really enjoying “Alexa” getting the weather predictions wrong… Such summery weather really couldn’t last for ever, now that winter is getting closer, but we really can’t (or shouldn’t) complain! Majorca offers splendid weather all year round with mild winters, …
The Thursday report gives 41 new positive cases of coronavirus – Mallorca 22, Ibiza 15, Minorca three, Formentera one. These are eight more than on Wednesday – 26 in Mallorca, five in Ibiza and two in Formentera.
The Balearic health ministry is to end Covid controls of national travellers at ports and airports on the islands. This will take effect from October 31. The controls were introduced in early December last year, the intention having been to prevent possible new cases of Covid from entering the Balearics from the rest of Spain.
The Balearic Nightlife Sector is the only one that’s still 100% closed and the Balearic Association of Night Leisure, or Abone and Leisure of Ibiza will propose that it be reopened immediately when they Government representatives today.
After a sizzling summer the island starts to cool down in September. This makes for what is typically a blissful month in Mallorca, with plenty of sun and blue skies and every reason to remain outdoors enjoying nature, dining and seeing the sights.
At a Wednesday meeting between Balearic government, Council of Mallorca and tourism industry representatives, there was agreement that maintaining air connectivity will be vital to extending the tourism season.