Balearic Islands

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an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain

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If you look at visitor numbers, the Balearics are looking forward to a record year, so it hasn't put people off so far.
We have been working with Princess in the Balearics for many years and we have come to understand the market extremely well," said Max Whale, CEO of Chris-Craft Balearics.
BRITONS who head to Spain's Balearic isles for a self-catering holiday will be quids in this summer.
As the central government is also considering the potential of drilling for oil and gas offshore the Mediterranean archipelago, the Canary President has also raised his concerns over the preferential treatment he says the Balearic Islands are getting over the Canaries.
The Association of British Travel Agents, ABTA, has asked authorities in the Balearic Islands to reconsider the imposition of a tax on rental cars that is due to be implemented from April this year.
A HOLIDAYMAKER has become the latest Briton to die after a hotel fall on Spain's Balearic Islands.
Organiser Mark Jacques said: "It is an exciting time being able to bring some of the biggest international club DJs to Newcastle to give those who can't make it to Ibiza a little taste of the Balearics.
PEDAL POWER The Balearics are ideal for a holiday on two wheels.
Spanish media have spoken of a "blow against the epicentre of tourism in the Balearics," where the sector is already suffering from the economic crisis and competition from cheaper Mediterranean sunshine destinations, such as in Turkey and Tunisia.
Famous home owners in the Balearics include Richard Branson, John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Schumacher, Annie Lennox and Rafael Nadal.
JWT Holidays Summer Sun 2009 programme is now on sale, offering affordable prices to destinations such as Greece, Italy the Balearics and Canary Islands.
As the nominator of the winning Balearics ecotax entry for the 2002 British Guild of Travel Writers Globe Award, I was disappointed by the Association of British Travel Agents' (ABTA) continuing opposition to this farsighted initiative (Travel for a living, June 2003).
Friday, May 10, 2002 24sevenCREAM continue their Cream Collect series with the Balearics instalment.
IBIZA: The third largest island of the Balearics, offering some of the most magnificent sandy beaches, crystal-clear seas and stunning landscapes.
The DRV is advising all holiday-makers to ask for a receipt when told to pay the tax in their hotels in the Balearics so they will have proof with which to claim damages if the tax is scrapped.