Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Tourism statistics

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 36 – Tourism Statistics

Photo: Martijn Giebels

The number of tourists visiting Barcelona rose spectacularly after the 1992 Olympic Games. Before 1992, Barcelona didn’t even have a beach. The city created 3 kilometres of beachfront by demolishing industrial buildings.

 

Hotel accommodation

1990 1992 2000 2010 2015 2016
Number of hotels 118 148 187 328 381 408
Rooms 10.265 13.352 16.561 31.776 34.573 34.872
Beds 18.569 25.055 31.338 61.942 67.603 67.640

 

Number of visitors and overnight stays

1990 1992 2000 2010 2015 2016
Tourists 1.732.902 1.874.734 3.141.162 7.133.524 8.303.649 9.065.650
Overnight Stays 3.795.522 4.333.419 7.777.580 14.047.396 17.656.329 19.162.580

 

Barcelona Airport passenger traffic

1990 2000 2010 2015 2016
9.050.380 19.809.540 29.209.536 39.676.366 44.121.218

 

Cruise passengers Port de Barcelona

1990 2000 2010 2015 2016
115.137 572.571 2.350.283 2.540.302 2.681.368

 

Data: Barcelona Turisme

Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Video Olympic Legacy by the Olympic Channel

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 35 – Video Olympic Legacy

Screencapture. Video by The Olympic Channel

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Barcelona 1992; Port Vell

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Photo: Martijn Giebels

Part 34 – Port Vell

Port Vell is a harbor in Barcelona. It was built as part of the urban renewal program for the 1992 Olympics.

 

Location

 

Photos; Port Vell in 2016

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
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Barcelona 1992; Parc de Carles I

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Photo: Martijn Giebels

Part 32 – Parc de Carles I

Parc de Carles I is located next to the former Olympic Village. This park is part of the urban renewal of the coastal area carried out for the 1992 Olympic Games.

 

Location

 

Photos; Parc de Carles I in 2016

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
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Photo: Martijn Giebels

Barcelona 1992; Beaches

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Photo: Martijn Giebels

Part 31 – Barcelona 1992; Beaches

Before 1992, Barcelona didn’t have a beach. The city created 3 kilometres of beachfront by demolishing industrial buildings.

 

Location

 

Photos; Playa de la Barceloneta in 2016

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels

Barcelona 1992; Parc del Port Olímpic

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 30 – Barcelona 1992; Parc del Port Olímpic

The Parc del Port Olímpic is located between the Port Olímpic and the former Olympic Village.

 

Location

 

Photos; Parc del Port Olímpic in 2016

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Barcelona 1992; Port Olímpic

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 29 – Barcelona 1992; Port Olímpic

The Port Olímpic hosted the sailing events for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games.

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Location

 

Photos; Port Olímpic in 2013

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Barcelona 1992; Vila Olímpica (1)

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 28 – Barcelona 1992; Vila Olímpica (1)

For the Olympic Village, the wastelands of Pablo Nou were redeveloped. Nowadays, this is a residential area.

 

Map: Area Olympic Village

 

Photos; Olympic Village in 2017

Photo: Martijn Giebels
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Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

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