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6 November, 2019 - 16:56

Award for the regulation of visitors to Park Güell

Tourism. The management model for reducing the impact of crowding in the park and its environs gains the World Responsible Tourism Award.

pisos d'ús turístic il·legal
3 November, 2019 - 09:55

The tourist tax is funding improvements in the City

Tourism. Some 4.2 million euros are to be allocated to beefing up public transport, promoting culture and improving public space.

2 November, 2019 - 10:22

Fira Barcelona joins the Biosphere Pledge

Tourism. The exhibition organisation signs up to the pledge that accredits good practices in sustainability and employment in the field of tourism.

30 October, 2019 - 16:42

Thirty fines for souvenir shops near the Park Güell

Commerce and markets. The goal is to guarantee a balance between tourism and local life and to protect neighbourhood commerce.

15 October, 2019 - 18:04

Tax by-laws to fit the city’s needs

Treasury. Taxes on property, on-street parking, sewerage and terraces will all be updated to tackle the climate emergency and the intensive use of public space.

30 September, 2019 - 16:44

Agreement between the city government, ERC and JxCat to add a charge to the tourist tax

Full Council. The money raised once this Catalan tax is adjusted will be managed by the City Council and invested in the neighbourhoods.

25 September, 2019 - 17:27

A consolidated tourist destination

Tourism. Meeting with economic and social bodies to define strategies for consolidating the development of the city.

bicitaxis, VMP, mobilitat, Guàrdia Urbana, GUB
14 August, 2019 - 16:24

More restrictions and penalties for taxibikes

Mobility and transport. The city police (GUB) are stepping up inspections of these vehicles, three quarters of which do not comply with the regulations.

7 August, 2019 - 16:33

Municipal mediation for resolving disputes between local residents and owners of legal tourist flats

Housing. Sound and parties are the main reasons for complaints from residents’ communities.

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