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Study “Socioeconomic impact of shopping tourism in Barcelona”

Barcelona Oberta | 26 March 2017

Purchases are basic infrastructure for tourist trade in Barcelona and represents a key segment to maintain the model and the quality of urban commerce in the city. Under this premise, we conducted a study on the socioeconomic impact of shopping tourism in the city of Barcelona, ​​directed by RBD Consulting Group, led by Barcelona Open with the support of the Government and the Chamber of Barcelona Commerce, among other institutions.
Through 1250 surveys business owners and managers, analysis of statistics and information towards the influx of tourists in Barcelona and 17 in-depth interviews with key players in trade and tourism of the city s ‘have drawn conclusions, reflected in the study presented last March 22 at the Palau Robert and highlight the importance of spending tourist trade and catering, both for society and for the economy of the city.

Here you can download the study: (031) Report shopping tourism impact barcelona_venviar