Tourist tax

Study reveals tourist tax will hit spending

Study reveals tourist tax will hit spending

A study commissioned by the Balearic government to assess any negative impact of the new tourist tax, which comes into effect on 1 July, has concluded that the levy will lead to a 0.8 per cent fall in spending by holidaymakers.

Brexit

Balearic summit called to analyse the effects of the Brexit

Balearic summit called to analyse the effects of the Brexit

The Balearic government has called an urgent meeting of the Tourism Advisory Board this week to discuss and analyse the possible consequences that Britain leaving the European Union will have on the tourist industry, the local economy and jobs.

Politics

Rajoy seeks swift government deal, doubts linger

Rajoy seeks swift government deal, doubts linger

Spain's caretaker prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said yesterday he would reach out to rivals in a bid to quickly form a government after his conservative party strengthened its lead in elections on Sunday, though still far short of a majority.

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