BARCELONA . The leading city in business tourism destination and cruises.
USA, leading country of origin for foreign tourism in 2015
In recent years, the remarkable increase in the number of cruise ships at the Port of Barcelona they have contributed to the United States has been the first country of origin of foreign tourists coming to visit Barcelona and stayed in hotels during 2015
Video tourist destination of Barcelona and Catalonia
The USA was the leading country of origin for foreign tourists who visited Barcelona and stayed in hotels during 2015. A total of 724,285 tourists of this nationality enjoyed the city last year, an increase of 10.6 % compared with 2014, when they were in third place.
The country of origin in second place was the United Kingdom (719,109 tourists, an increase of 6.2 %), ahead of France (675,255, with a small fall of 0.8 %). Tourism from Italy recovered strongly (541,091 visitors, with 11.7 % growth). There were 499,364 German visitors (an increase of 2.3 %) and 234,122, visitors from the Netherlands, an increase of 5.2 %.
Shuttle service at the airport in Barcelona for tourist services