This summer, local police in Calvià detected in Magaluf two groups engaged in so-called pub crawling, a type of organized trips consisting in taking out tourist from pub to pub, in this important nightlife centre on Mallorca. As is well known, during the summer in Magaluf are may young people, eager for good time and to enjoy the night. It is among these tourist, mostly British, where the organizers of these ethylic trips find their customers. To take part of them, the price are between 60 and 80 Euros, with drinks consumed apart. The establishments attached to this particular route, also appears to pay to the organizers.
This has raised the alarm, for fear that the pub crawling could proliferate in the summer of 2009. Because it is an activity beyond any regulation, which easily involves such problems as public disorder or public insecurity. Besides the employer’s tourist trade ACOTUR, denounced the illegal pub crawling marketing, carried out by the so-called “tiqueteros” (people in streets and beaches of the tourist resorts distributing tickets, with commercial promotions in bars and restaurants of the area), a prohibited practice by the bylaws of the municipality of Calvià.