Spain: Curbing Mass Tourism

published 5 years ago by DW.COM | Deutsche Welle

Authorities on the island of Mallorca have had enough of cheap mass tourism. They want to rid themselves of their rowdy drinking and partying clientele with new regulations. Tourists to Mallorca know the Playa de Palma in its capital as a place to party. The strip of beach a few minutes' drive east of Palma has declined over the years, largely due to its masses of mainly German and British binge-drinking visitors. The Spanish authorities are now trying to use new regulations to stem the excesses and give the island a new image.

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