Fines, financing and bad management: the week in Majorca

Fines, financing and bad management: the week in Majorca

The tourism ministry was relishing the opportunity to add significantly to government coffers through revenue from fines, the Canaries joined forces with the Balearics to pressurise Madrid into giving them better deals, unemployment was up and Palma town hall admitted it had a problem with its management.



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Golf Special

The joys of playing golf on the beautiful island of Majorca.


Whether resident or tourist do you feel that Majorca is more "saturated" with tourists this summer than before?



What's on in Majorca: 5-11 December

The build-up to Christmas really gets going this week with Christmas markets in different parts of the island: Alcudia, Calvia, Santa Ponsa (two of them) and Palma being just a few. The remarkable Alternatilla Jazz season continues; the final concert is in Pollensa on Saturday. Sineu has its fair for Saint Thomas. Note that Tuesday (Constitution Day) and Thursday (Immaculate Conception) are both public holidays.



Vazquez has to go after Valladolid defeat

Real Mallorca saved their worst home performance of the season until their last game of the year at the Son Moix on Sunday night, losing three-nil to Valladolid.