Barcelona has become one of the most appealing cities in the world

Spain is the 3rd International Tourism Destination in 2014 after France and USA
( France 83.7m, USA 74.8m, Spain 65.0m )
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ST.INT.ARVL?order=wbapi_data_value_2013+wbapi_data_value+wbapi_data_value-last&sort=desc

 

Tourism is growing in Spain more than anywhere else in the world
(Top 9 Destinations: Spain +7.1%, USA +6.8%, Russia +5.3%, Turkey +5.3%, UK +5.0%, Germany +4.6%, Italy +1.8%, France +0.1%)
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ST.INT.ARVL?order=wbapi_data_value_2013+wbapi_data_value+wbapi_data_value-last&sort=desc
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Tourism_rankings

 

Barcelona is the Most Visited City in Spain
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/efik45fjjik/no-11-barcelona/

 

Barcelona has been named 11th best destinations in the world in the eight annual Travelers' Choice awards for Destinations
https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Destinations-cTop-g1

 

Spain is the Country in Europe where Tourists spend the most
(1st USA, 2nd Spain, 3rd France, 4th China, 5th Germany)
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ST.INT.RCPT.CD?order=wbapi_data_value_2013+wbapi_data_value+wbapi_data_value-last&sort=desc