The Tourism Circle works together with businesspeople and destinations in the regions of Barcelona in order to carry out effective, coordinated tourism marketing actions. Its goal is to generate tourism business, employment and sustainable economic development as efficiently as possible. To achieve this goal, the Tourism Circle focuses on three core strategies: sharing knowledge, fostering the relationship between businesspeople and destinations, and carrying out promotional actions.
How can you take part in the Circle?
- As a member: aimed at tourism companies or professionals with headquarters or activity in the Barcelona area.
- As a collaborator: for professional tourism associations, guilds and/or collectives.
- The Circle also welcomes tourism promotion bodies, local bodies or supra-local bodies in the Barcelona area, or the bodies of which they form part.
What are the advantages of forming part of the Circle?
- Information updates on the sector and destination.
- Participation in tourism training actions.
- Tourism marketing consultancy service provided by the Tourism Promotion Office.
- Participation in actions with other members (open days, meetings, fairs, workshops) and access to list of potential customers.
- Discounted registration fees for other tourism promotion bodies (Catalan Tourist Board, Barcelona Tourist Board).
- Availability of destination communication material for own use (online and offline).
- The Tourism Promotion Office implements an Annual Promotion Plan with specific actions for members and for collaborators in which the specific form of participation is defined.
How do you register?
Using the “Electronic Headquarters” (Seu electrònica) platform on the website of Barcelona Provincial Council, fill in this general request form in order to register as a member/collaborator of the Tourism Circle of the Tourism Promotion Office (Tourism Services Management Office, Local Economic Development Area). The request must be accompanied by documents accrediting fulfilment of the requirements. The request will be evaluated by the Tourism Services Management Office. The registration procedure can also be completed in person at the General Registry of Barcelona Provincial Council.
Tourism Circle Meeting
The Tourism Circle of Barcelona Provincial Council organizes once a year a networking meeting with all its members.
9th Tourism Circle Meeting
Due to the COVID-19, the meeting of 2020 has had a virtual format, as a television magazine produced in collaboration with the Xarxa Audiovisual Local, and has been broadcast live on the Youtube channel of Barcelona is much more. The session focused on identifying the main challenges facing the tourism sector.
- Consult the previous meetings in the Tourism Circle playlist (Youtube)
General request form of Barcelona Provincial Council
General Registry of Barcelona Provincial Council