A world facing initiative
To promote and position the city on an international level as a global reference in shopping, whilst maintaining balance between commerce, tourism and the urban infrastructure in the entire city.
Responsive to people's needs
To adapt opening hours to the reality of an international tourist destination, and to the needs of the local population. In favour of flexible opening hours in those areas of the city attractive to international tourism.
Pro - business
To explore and develop new ideas for the management of commercial and touristic zones in the city. To guarantee professionalism in the management of commercial hubs, and to create economic self sufficiency, balancing the needs of the tourist sector with those of residents.
Responsive to the needs of neighbours and residents
We are commited to de-centralizing tourism and to diversify tourist hubs so that commercial activity spreads throughout the city, maintaining local business that serve residents and balancing the needs of the tourism industry with those of local residents.
Co-operating with Institutions
To secure representation for Barcelona Oberta within the Ayuntamiento de Barcelona and the board of Turismo de Barcelona, with respect to decisions made concerning the effect of commercial activities on the local population.
To create employment. Working with local job and training centers to draw up workable timetables for the creation of new, skilled jobs.
Focused on society
Working with the RSE and RSC protocols to directly implicate our members in the improvement of their environment and to actively participate in training, placements and the creation of new strategies for RSC etc...