Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region
Statistical, knowledge and tourist intelligence platform of Destination Barcelona


  • Profile and habits of tourists 2018

    Barcelona city, Barcelona surroundings and Destination Barcelona results reports

  • Barcelona tourism activity report 2018

    3/4 - Evaluation and meetings tourism

    4/4 - International positioning, culture and leisure and general information

  • Barcelona tourism activity report 2018

    1/4 - Accommodation, tourism demand and infrastructures

    2/4 - Tourist profile and tourist expense

  • Barcelona tourism activity report 2018 (1/4)

    Accommodation, tourism demand and infrastructures

  • Barcelona tourism activity report 2017

    Compendium of analized tourism activity data in Barcelona in 2017

  • Barcelona region online tourist reputation 2017

    Analysis of opinion platforms in terms of culture, accomodation and restauration in Barcelona region

  • Online Barcelona city tourist reputation 2018

    Analysis of opinion platforms in terms of culture, accommodation and restauration in Barcelona city



22/03/2019 - 16:15h

The Observatori del Turisme a Barcelona receives the Alimara CETT 2019 Award

The new knowledge and research entity, promoted and created by the Barcelona City Council,...

02/11/2018 - 13:15h

Cultural heritage, the best valued item in Barcelona by tourists online

The online opinions about heritage elements obtain an 8.92 score, representing 67% of the...

26/09/2018 - 13:30h

The cultural resources of Barcelona Region receive an 8.84 online rating, according to the iRON Online Reputation Index

This index analyzes more than 1 million online opinions about more than 14,000 tourist resources...

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Did you know that...
42,8 % of the tourists travel as a couple to Destination Barcelona.
8 out of 10 tourists travel to Barcelona city by plane.
In Barcelona city, the average tourist expense is 79.6 € per person and day.
Tourists, rate Destination Barcelona with a score of 8.63 out of 10.
Architecture and culture are the best valued aspects of Barcelona city.
Barcelona hosts more than 1,700 workshops, congresses and corporate meetings and incentives with more than 600,000 delegates.
French people are the first nationality to visit Barcelona Region and Destination Barcelona, while Americans are the first ones in Barcelona city.
Nearly half of the tourists come back to Barcelona city.
Who we are

The Observatori del Turisme a Barcelona: ciutat i regió (OTB) is the working platform for statistical information on tourism, knowledge and market intelligence in the city of Barcelona and the rest of Barcelona region.

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