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How to mitigate the impact of mass tourism in Barcelona?

Last week Petz Scholtus took part in the conference “How to mitigate the impact of mass tourism in Barcelona?” by Upsocial.

Juan Manuel Ribera, tourism consultant, explained that “tourism is not one thing but the sum of many things like gastronomy transportation, health care, sports, art, etc. A tourist should just be one more citizen, and in Catalonia for example, the first tourists are the catalan themselves. For the Catalan Government, competitive sustainability is the model for tourism for Catalonia in 2020”.

The 3 Initiatives chosen by Upsocial to be integrated in Barcelona to fight mass tourism are:

Green Map System (Check out Open Green Map Barcelona!)

Lost in Time

inSitu Solutions™ Tour Guide App Generator