The Balearic Islands pilot program could be extended to other Autonomous Communities


Illa has commented that the program launched by the Balearic Islands “It will serve to begin to see and roll all the systems that must be kept in mind and operational so that our country can safely receive tourism. which is a very important sector of the economy, not only in the Balearic Islands but in Spain as a whole “.

“Other Autonomous Communities also have the possibility of putting it into practice if they consider it appropriate,” said the Minister of Health, referring to the pilot program.

This Monday it was learned that in The pilot program to bring German tourists to the Balearic Islands is free. It is a Initiative arises from the proposal of the Balearic Hotel Chain Association, and whose urgency in the launch had been requested by the Hotel Business Federation of Mallorca (FEHM) and the Hotel Chain Association (ACH).

The president of the Balearic Government, Francina Armengol He explained today that a pilot tourism plan with travelers from Germany that will be launched by the Balearic Islands from June 15 will allow 10,900 German tourists to reach the islands in stages, representing 0.91% of those who arrived in the same period last year. These travelers, who will not undergo prior PCR at origin and who will not have to undergo the mandatory quarantine, will be controlled in two ways: a questionnaire that will be passed to them on airplanes about symptoms and temperature control in the airport.

Reinforcement of personnel in Ports and Airports

He has also pointed out that within the “measures to protect visitors and Spanish citizens themselves when these visitors arrive, Aena and Puertos del Estado have been empowered to take recruitment measures to reinforce all the personnel necessary to carry carry out these measures. ” (See: They will implement sanitary security measures in airports and ports).