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Tourist cars could be BANNED in the Balearics to ‘avoid gridlock’ with bookings to the Spanish islands pushed up by holidaymakers looking for…

Move in preparation for the expected record-breaking influx of tourists Government has already introduced a new ‘eco-tax’ on visitors to islands Rise in number of cruise ships docking in ports will see streets crammed | 21 View comments Holidaymakers visiting the Balearics this summer may be stopped from using their cars on the islands ‘to avoid gridlock’.

Footage shows the moment British tourist, 51, is airlifted to hospital after horror 40ft plunge onto rocks while hiking in Menorca

Ambulance crew and firefighters could not gain easy access to location Helicopter scrambled, and woman taken to hospital with pelvis injury Fall happened at the bay village of Fornells, popular with climbers | 1 View comments This is the moment a 51-year-old British woman was airlifted to hospital after plunging 40 feet onto rocks after losing her footing on a hike in Menorca.

Follow in Harry Potter’s footsteps or stroll around the sets of Game of Thrones: How British holidaymakers are being influenced by film and TV…

One in eight Britons are opting for locations inspired by Game of Thrones But even more people visit the location where Friends was set in New York A third chose destination because they like movie or TV show filmed there | 5 View comments More than eight million British holidaymakers are choosing to live out their screen dreams by letting a TV show or movie location influence their holiday choice, new research has revealed.

Location-inspiration means that more holidaying ‘muggles’ are running through the walls at Kings Cross or wannabe spies are sipping martinis that have been shaken, not stirred, as Harry Potter, 19 per cent and James Bond, 19 per cent, top the list as the most influential movies on holiday destination selection.

The research from LV= travel insurance has revealed TV shows also have a role to play, with one in eight Britons opting for locations inspired by Game of Thrones, which came a close second on the scale of TV show destination influencers.