Tag Archives: Territory

Urban speculation disguised for rural tourism

Menorca is seeing an avalanche of projects theoretically orientated towards a new offer of tourist accommodation in the countryside. But some of these enterprises simply seem to be looking for the old economic recipe: speculative property development. There are cases where it is easy to see through their proposals. Continue reading Urban speculation disguised for rural tourism

The hotels of Son Bou and the laws which can cover up confusion

Son Bou is the largest beach in Menorca. The dunes bordering the beach and the water coming from the gullies in the hinterland form a wetlands area that constitutes the second largest one in Menorca. But everyone that has been to Son Bou has a picture engraved on their mind of the two monstrous hotels built on the front line of the coast. Continue reading The hotels of Son Bou and the laws which can cover up confusion

Appeal against gas for Menorca. Let us make way for renewable energy resources

GOB has lodged an appeal against the agreement made at the Plenary Session of the Ciutadella District Council to make public land at Rafal Amagat, in rural countryside, available for installing a liquid gas depot on behalf of Gas Natural Fenosa. The appeal has also been lodged with the Directorate General for Energy of the Balearic Government. Continue reading Appeal against gas for Menorca. Let us make way for renewable energy resources