Anti-tourism campaigners in Spain to fight “war” against holidaymakers

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(Travel Gazette) ANTI-tourism campaigners in Mallorca have sworn to continue their “war” against holidaymakers this summer, reports the Sun Newspaper.

According to the paper, 12 members of an action group face prosecution for an attack in an upmarket marina in the island’s capital.

The group, known as Arran Paisos Catalans, posted a warning message on Facebook: “The tourism model of Mallorca and the whole of the Catalan countries is one of the main problems we suffer as a society.

Last year the group accused the travel industry of “destroying” Barcelona.

The Sun says tourists are “now turning their backs on the country – favouring Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt this summer instead.”

 

Arran (organization) – Wikipedia

Arran (Catalan for “level with”) is the youth organization of the Catalan Pro-Independence Left, result of the merger between Maulets and CAJEI and local groups (such as the Youth Assemblies of Terrassa, Sant Sadurní or Horta, a process which began in 2008 and concluded in 2012. The organization announced its …

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