Creating innovative and visionary firms that meet the needs of the tourism sector in Barcelona3rd edition of the Entrepreneurship Programme for the tourism sector

Objectives of the programme

Programme description

The City Council, Diputació de Barcelona, the Catalan Association of Specialized Travel Agencies ACAVe and Barcelona’s hotel association (Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona) is currently promoting the creation of the so-called FuTurisme initiative, a new customized programme for entrepreneurship in the tourism sector to meet the needs of this business area.

This initiative is aimed at entrepreneurs with a business idea in the tourism sector or for-profit companies that were legally set up as of or after December, 1st, 2016.

The programme is designed to support new tourism projects, in different areas, by adding value to activities carried out in the city.

As such, it offers resources to facilitate the development of projects, providing instruments to get business plans implemented, providing management and business skills training, contacts and access to funding.

Overall, this programme was created to promote innovative tourism businesses that generate economic activity in the city and increase the quality of life of people who live here.

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