The Balearic Government is making the controversial tourist tax their “star” policy for the next 12 months and they expect that it will be enforced in time for next summer. The government wants to charge tourists about 3'000 pesetas for visiting Majorca. At the moment they are considering only charging holidaymakers who stay in hotels and holiday apartments. The proposed levy has plenty of support in Majorca but it has been slammed by tour firms and holidaymakers.Some tourists have said that they will not return to Majorca if they are financially penalised. All money raised through the tax will be used to pay for environmental projects. Balearic leader Francesc Antich has said that tourists who love Majorca will not mind paying because it is an investment in the island's future. The government also says that other countries have introduced tourist taxes.

Comments

The content of comment is the opinion of users and netizens and not of mallorcadailybulletin.com.

Comments contrary to laws, which are libellous, illegal or harmful to others are not permitted');

mallorcadailybulletin.com - reserves the right to remove any inappropriate comments.

Warning

Please remember that you are responsible for everything that you write and that data which are legally required can be made available to the relevant public authorities and courts; these data being name, email, IP of your computer as well as information accessible through the systems.

* Mandatory fields

Currently there are no comments.