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NAME: DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM INDUSTRY, 1977

Since the 1950’s the advent of mass tourism has transformed the island. The number of tourists reached  2.850.000.The increased demand meant an entire sector developement.  The starting point of Majorca’s social and economic expansion.  In 1950 the Balearics had accomodation capacity  of 4.054 hotel beds.   In 1973 Majorca reached accomodation capacity of 165.000 beds.  Calvià was an example of tourism development at the time. Modern infrastructure provided access to this area. The PM1 highway from Palma to Palma Nova.  And the road from Palma to Andratx.  Important tourist areas were established along its30 kmof coastline. Water sports companies boosted their activity. The resorts are endowed with modern facilities. Excursion programs grew dramatically.  Additional supply and children’s entertainment also developed.  Marineland,one of the largest dolphinarium in Europe.offered and extraordinary show with dolphins and tropical birds. The boat trips became popular . The nightclubs and evening entertainment flourished. The development of tourism activities meant wealth. Per capita income also grew in the Balearics.

 

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