Memory. As from 15 March visitors will be able to see the graffiti in the castle dungeons, done by prisoners between the end of the 19th century and the 1940s.
Business. After the successful conclusion of Mobile Week Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress gets under way and comes accompanied by new editions of 4YFN, YoMo and Women4Tech.
Commerce. Broader limits are to apply to the opening of souvenir shops in more city neighbourhoods.
Economy. The site next to the Fòrum will become part of Fira de Barcelona’s range of venues for congresses and exhibition as from 2021.
Public space. The transformation has been agreed by local residents, relevant bodies, environmental groups and municipal groups.
Report. Barcelona is in a strong position in terms of innovation, competitiveness and its ability to attract foreign investment, says the Observatori Barcelona 2017 report.
Tourism. Tourist activity grew moderately in 2017, despite the effects of the attack on La Rambla and the social and political scenario.
Sustainable tourism. Improved access to beaches, backing for inclusive tourism and socially and environmentally sustainable tourism have all helped the city revalidate its Biosphere World Class Destination certificate.
Terraces. General consensus on drafting new regulations that are easier to understand and apply, and adapted to the real needs of local residents, bar and restaurant owners and the area.