Commerce. An agreement with neighbourhood traders to set up a trade fair in the street, a new edition of the Tastatapes and improvements to signage, access and energy efficiency.
Tourism. The international conference ‘Sustainable tourism for development in the framework of the new urban agenda’ resulted in the Barcelona Declaration to back more socially and environmentally friendly tourism.
Taxa turística. The boost to network bus services in summer, improvements to squares in Gràcia and the Collserola Natural Park will all be funded with money raised by the tourist tax.
Some 48.9% of city residents believe the city has reached the limit of its capacity, surpassing the percentage of residents who feel the city should continue to attract more tourism (47.5%).
Economy. Barcelona Activa helped with the creation of 1,600 new business projects in the city in 2016, which are expected to create nearly 3,000 jobs. The agency also provided support for over 9,000 companies in growth
Tourism. Berlin, Hamburg and Munich join the network of cities for the sustainable management of urban tourism, headed by Barcelona.
Tourism. The Strategic Tourism Plan 2020 is the result of debate between entities, experts and other parties in the sector.