Welcome to the Barcelona City Council tourism website, where you'll find information on the city's tourism strategy, how tourism is being managed and what action is being taken, as well as data and statistics on tourist activity.

  • Business With Social Value 2022

    On June, the 3rd, do not miss the event that brings together entities and companies in the social and sustainable sector with companies and institutions looking for responsible suppliers. Registration is open here.

  • Do you want to start and innovate in the tourism sector?

    Barcelona ActivaDiputació de Barcelona, the Catalan Association of Specialized Travel Agencies ACAVE and the Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona are launching the sixth edition of the Futurisme program, which accompanies responsible, innovative, sustainable projects and companies with a vision of future that respond to the new needs of the tourism sector of the city and the province of Barcelona. 

  • Impulsem el que fas

    Do you want to open a tourist business in your neighborhood? We promote what you do with grants of up to € 40,000 for projects that activate the economy.

  • App Check Barcelona

    The new App Check Barcelona allows you to manage the flow of visits to the different areas of interest

  • Interested to make your business more sustainable?

    Barcelona City Council offers tour operators the opportunity to adhere to a distinction that recognizes those who are committed to responsible management of the environment, culture, working conditions, gender equity and social and economic return. Information and registration here.

  • Barcelona never stops-Let's get our city back

    Owing to the exceptional circumstances caused by the economic crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, Barcelona City Council is launching a plan to reactivate the city’s economy through shock measures and long-term tools not just to regenerate its economic and social fabrics but also to continue making Barcelona a benchmark in innovation, sustainability and quality in work.

  • Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region

    Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona

  • ZonaBus

    Parking for tourist coaches


Barcelona receives a CETT Alimara Award for its Check Barcelona tourist-management app

16 May, 2022 - 13:06h

The CETT Alimara Awards are given out in recognition of the most innovative and transformative projects in the tourist, hotel and catering sectors.

Improving and distributing tourism evenly with the Barcelona strategy

13 May, 2022 - 14:55h

Next Generation funding. The city outlines projects representing an overall investment of fifty million euros, for consideration in the Spanish government’s call.

The ISE, the world’s top audio-visual fair, comes to Barcelona

4 May, 2022 - 15:38h

Employment and work. The city is being represented at the event to promote its local sector, with a stand and specific programme.

“Barcelona, Science Destination”, a programme to diversify tourist appeal

3 May, 2022 - 13:19h

Science. The goal is to diversify options for visitors in this sphere, adding to the city’s tourist appeal in terms of science and dissemination.