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    Is Barcelona being spoilt by tourists? What can we do about it?

    Two years ago BBC’s Fast Track programme asked “Is Barcelona being spoilt by tourists?” They asked whether mass tourism is spoiling Barcelona’s charm and authenticity. It’s an important question. Some would argue that the city and city life have been improved by tourism. Others are increasingly expressing concern about the changes which tourism is bringing to the city and the negative impacts that come with them. Has Barcelona been too successful in attracting tourism?   View video 1 Others are asking who the port of Barcelona for – is it for locals or is it to become an “elite home port to the world’s ocean going playboys and playgirls.” Is Barcelona…

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