The yachting industry on Mallorca is one of the biggest contributors to the economy on the island and continues to grow each year. The beautiful azure Mediterranean waters have long been a draw for yacht owners to spend their summers floating around the stunning coastline.
Mallorca is continuing to top the holiday destination rankings around the world this year and rightly so. The latest boost comes from Travel and Leisure magazine which, based on votes from its readers…
The Americans have landed in Mallorca. This morning at 11:45 the first direct United Airlines flight from Newark, New York landed at Son Sant Joan airport.
One of Mallorca’s most important historical landmarks, the Castell de Santueri in Felanitx, has reopened to the public after having being closed for more than two years.
Virgin tycoon Sir Richard Branson said in an Instagram post this morning that the site of his new hotel in Banyalbufar was “such a special place” and how impressed he was at the careful and meticulous construction on site. “
The British ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott has been visiting the Balearics this week. Despite a very busy schedule, he found time to sit back and talk to the Bulletin about a wide range of issues.
One of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world docked in Palma on Thursday. The Scenic Eclipse combines innovative design, world-class facilities and state-of-the-art technology, Scenic Eclipse sets the benchmark in 6-star cruising.
Summer comes to Palma this weekend. Palma City Council this Sunday launch the annual beach safety campaign and there will be no capacity limits which were introduced during the pandemic, according to the councillor for the Environment, Ramón Perpinyà, today.
United Airlines directors have been in Palma to discuss the new service that the airline will be operating from Newark Liberty International Airport to Son Sant Joan. On Thursday, they met representatives of the airports authority Aena, the Aviba travel agencies association and the Council of Mallorca.
Firmenich is a company based in Geneva. One hundred and twenty-five years old, Firmenich is a global player in the business of fragrance and flavour. A partner company is Microsoft, as a line of development at Firmenich is the use of artificial intelligence to create flavours – food flavours.
Spain expects tourism to bounce back in the spring after a slowdown caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and for overall visitor numbers this year to be more than two-thirds of record 2019 levels, a senior government official said.
“Sports tourism is once again the main trigger for reactivation in the low and middle season months on the Island, after the impasse from March 2020-May 2021 because of the pandemic. Normality is gradually returning, which is important for companies and jobs,” said Government spokesperson and Tourism Minister, Iago Negueruela.
October is a time of year loved by adventurers seeking to connect with the essence of Mallorca. It’s usually a month full of traditional fairs celebrating the harvest of local produce. Normally, it would have followed a busy summer season of crowded beaches and action-packed festivals.
The ABTA travel association has confirmed that, despite Mallorca and the Balearics having been on the UK’s amber list, the islands have been the top destinations for British holidaymakers.
Languid, unhurried and basking in sunshine. Time slows down in Mallorca during August, as the island settles into the heat of a Balearic summer. This is the island that inspires books like The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh, set in captivating Deià, and the Anna Nicholas series.