Barcelona is the third favourite European city for entrepreneurs for founding a start-up, according to a study published by the British investment firm Atomico.
FuTurisme is a support programme for company creation within the field of tourism, which is promoted by Barcelona Activa, the Hotels Association of Barcelona, the Provincial Council of Barcelona and the Catalan Association of Specialised Travel Agencies ACAVe.
Barcelona Activa will be present, for the third year in a row, in the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), a major international event about smart cities, which will take place in the Barcelona Trade Fair between 14th and 16th November.
Last October 3, the Barcelona Air Freight Community made an speech at the 2nd AirPharma Conference in Barcelona, at Crowne Plaza Barcelona Hotel.
The biggest festival in Barcelona, Mercè, which takes place from 22 to 25 September, will this year have its poster made by the designer Javier Mariscal and the proclamation of the philosopher Marina Garcés, in an annual event in which spaces will continue to be extended to involve neighbourhoods, with activities in the park of Sant Martí and the Centre of Nou Barris.
Asiana Airlines in September and October 2017 plans to operate charter flights to Spain, which sees the airline’s A380 operating Seoul Incheon – Barcelona route.
The car company Seat will open a megastore, a multidisciplinary space and headquarters in the Deutsche Bank building in Barcelona, located at the junction of Passeig de Gràcia and Diagonal.
Norwegian has launched its first long haul services from Spain with three US cities – Los Angeles, New York and Oakland (commenced Jun-2017) – and plans one more – Miami, set for Aug-2017. Its next long haul route from Barcelona is likely to be Buenos Aires, but this reflects only a small part of Norwegian's ambitions in Argentina.