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Seasonality analysis in Minorca (Balearic Islands)

Back from a long vacation period now it's time to update last InnoBalears information, and this includes gaining the Ateneu de Maó price on tourism research last july. The price will be lended by September, but maybe here we can make a few comments on the research analysis performed and its main conclusions.

Minorca is a flat island in the Mediterranean Sea that forms part of the Balearic Islands, known in Europe by its sun&beach offer for tourists. This island has some particularities that have conditioned its touristic evolution comparing to the other more popular balearic islands: Majorca and Ibiza, but suffers the effects of seasonality in the same way as the other islands.

The study was about seasonality in Minorca island, and the most important conclusions of the study were:
- Certanly there is seasonality in Minorca Island, concentrated in the 6 months between April and October
-The tourism coming from Spain is definitely important in the low season, as most tourists come i…