Balearic Islands News
Balearic Islands gear up to welcome first tourists
The Balearic Islands are moving toward the ‘new normal’ of tourism as the coronavirus pandemic recedes. Following in the footsteps of Formentera, the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca have reached ‘stage three’ of the Spanish reopening plan.
Balearic Island urges visitors to save water with new campaign
The government of the Balearic Island has launched a campaign which aims to highlight the importance of saving water in the archipelago. Focused on the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera, the move will encourage visitors and residents to think twice about their water consumption.
Zafiro Hotels gears up for WTA Mallorca Open
Zafiro Hotels will sponsor the fourth edition of the Women’s Tennis Association Mallorca Open, kicking off on June 17th at the island’s Santa Ponsa Tennis Academy.
Balearic Islands clarifies smokeless beach campaign
The Balearic Islands government has introduced a new initiative encouraging town councils to contribute to a network of smoke-free beaches in the archipelago.
Palma seeks to become year-round destination with new British Airways flight
British Airways has launched the first ever year-round service to operate from London Gatwick to Palma, making the capital of the Balearic Islands more accessible than ever to UK travellers during the low season.
Zafiro Hotels launches in the Balearic Islands
A new hotel brand set in the heart of the Balearics, family-run Zafiro Hotels, has re-invented itself with a fresh look and a new ‘freedom of choice’ approach.
Balearic Islands grows off-peak visitor numbers
From November 2017 to March 2018, the Balearic Islands saw a 24.91 per cent increase in visitors from the UK compared to the winter season running from November 2016 to March 2017.
Huge increase in UK visitors to Balearic Islands
A total of 196,892 UK travellers visited the Balearic Islands in April 2017, an increase of 9.3 per cent compared to the same month in 2016.
WTM 2016: Pilar Carbonell Raya, director general de tusrisme, Govern de les illes Balears
Breaking Travel News talks to Pilar Carbonell Raya, director general de tusrisme, Govern de les illes Balears, at World Travel Market 2016. Located in the Mediterranean Sea, the Balearic Islands archipelago continues to be a favourite holiday destination for British visitors.
10 Top reasons to visit the Balearics
Although August is well underway there is still availability to escape to the sun of the Balearics this season. For those that are still undecided on where to visit here are the top ten reasons to visit the Balearic Islands!
Nadal to boost sport tourism to Balearics
Rafael Nadal will front a campaign to make the Balearic Islands first choice for holidaymakers interested in sports and events tourism. The tennis ace – a native of the islands – is currently fronting a campaign for the Balearics focusing on their traditional offering of sun and beach.