Shared knowledge is an essential tool in addressing the debate on tourism in the city. In this section, data is being made available
to citizens, entities, companies and administrations.
Publication containing the main data on tourist activity in Barcelona. For the second year running, Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Provincial Council and the Barcelona Tourist Consortium are publishing these statistics with the aim of generating and increasing knowledge on tourist activity in Barcelona (city and environs).
Annual report compiled by the Laboratori de Turisme (LABturisme) at Barcelona Provincial Council.This publication presents the main quantitative and qualitative data for 2015 and includes data on the Barcelona area, the city and its environs and an overview of Barcelona as an overall destination (province). This is the fifth report in a series which was started in 2010.
The CETT School of Tourism, Hospitality & Gastronomy is organising the Smart Tourism Congress Barcelona (STCB) from 9 to 11 November, an international congress covering the most innovative spheres of present day tourism: smart management of tourist destinations, innovation and creativity in business models adapted to the current conjuncture, and cutting edge technology in destinations and tourist operators.
Summary of the most relevant action taken on sustainable tourism. This document looks at action taken during the implementation of the Responsible Tourism System, according to the Biosphere Destination standard approved by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).
Barcelona leads the networkCiudad educadora y turismo responsable: El patrimonio como valor identitario de las ciudades [Educational city and responsible tourism: heritage as an city identity value] and forms part of Spain's RECE network of educational cities. Participating cities use the network to reflect on the role of educational cities in tourism policy and analyse action taken.
Register of surveys and opinion polls by Barcelona City Council
The register of surveys and opinion polls by Barcelona City Council is a public database containing descriptions of all surveys and opinion polls conducted by City Council.
LABturisme - Diputació de Barcelona
LABturisme is the department for tourist data at Barcelona Provincial Council in charge of R+D, training and innovation on tourism in municipalities in the province of Barcelona.
Barcelona Economia is a website by City Council which monitors the economy of the city based on the collation and analysis of the main indicators in Barcelona and its metropolitan area.
Barcelona Cultural Data Observatory
Barcelona Cultural Data Observatory is an initiative by the Culture Institute (ICUB) at Barcelona City Council, created with the purpose of publishing data, indicators and reports on the city’s cultural reality.
Department of Statistics. Barcelona City Council
The Department of Statistics at Barcelona City Council specialises in the theory and practice of data collection and analysis and turning them into useful information. The first yearbook for the City of Barcelona dates back to 1902.
Barcelona Tourist Consortium
The Barcelona Tourist Consortium, an initiative by City Council and the Chamber of Commerce, is the body which promotes tourism in the city. Reports and publications date back to 1989.
Statistical Institute of Catalonia
The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) is the statistics body of the Government of Catalonia and is responsible for the planning, normalisation, coordination and management of the statistics system in Catalonia.