Update:  15.12.2017

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  • Decree 161/2013, of 30 April, approving the Regulation of The Tourism Promotion Fund . Open in a new window.


    The Tourism Promotion Fund is a mechanism for financing tourism policies to improve Catalonia's competitiveness as a tourist destination and guarantee its sustainability.

    The Fund is endowed with revenues from the tax on stays in tourism establishments, and must be used for projects or initiatives aimed at achieving the following objectives:

    a) Promoting Catalonia as a tourism destination.

    b) Promoting responsible, quality sustainable tourism and the protection, preservation, recovery and improvement of tourism resources.

    c) Fostering, creating and improving tourism products.

    d) Improving services for the control and inspection of tourism establishments.

    e) Developing tourism-related infrastructure and services.

    The ministries responsible for economy and tourism are the administrators of this fund.