Friday, March 13, 2020 15:54
BGB Covid-19 Announcement
Barcelona Guide Bureau is closing all services until the 31st of March due to the current situation in Barcelona and worldwide.
We are following the governmental decision to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and partners. We will keep you informed if the measures need to be extended and keep working for you from home.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 07:42
Our statement against violence and injustice
Many protests these days are aimed at making transit restrictions. The train, metro and roads are being cut intermittently. For this reason we cannot ensure we will keep the same itinerary and schedule planned for our tours.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 14:54
A recognition for consistency: Proud to have earned the Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row
We are in Tripadvisor’s Hall of Fame! It takes 5 years in a row qualifying with the Certificate of Excellence to get there. We’re so happy! Thanks to all of you!
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 11:18
The blog of BGB selected as one of the Top 5 Barcelona Travel Blogs
The blog of Barcelona Guide Bureau keeps growing. We are very happy to announce that it is in the second position as one of the Top 5 Barcelona Travel Blogs on internet.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:47
Catalonia joins the commemoration of the European Year of Cultural Tourism
The Catalan Tourism Agency (ACT) will carry out more than 150 events and 2.8 million euros in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Tourism.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 16:55
How to improve the management of tourism in the city
The 1st Barcelona Global Summit emphasized the importance of collaboration between public and private sectors and between tourists and citizens.
Friday, February 16, 2018 10:47
BGB will participate in the international congress Barcelona Global Summit
Barcelona Guide Bureau will participate in the summit ‘Barcelona Global Summit: Innovation in urban tourism’ on March 21st.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 14:16
Good practice to reduce inconvenience caused by tourist groups
Ajuntament de Barcelona sets sixteen-point code of good practice to maintain a balance between tourisim and locals life.
Friday, August 18, 2017 14:11
BGB firmly condemns the terrorist attacks in Catalonia
We offer our most sincere condolences to all families and friends from the victims of terror after the terrorist attacks.
Monday, February 27, 2017 14:26
BGB organizes the 1st Forum in Barcelona dedicated to tour guiding
Barcelona Guide Bureau will celebrate the 1st Forum BGB, specialized in the field of guided visits, on 20 – 21 March.
Friday, December 02, 2016 16:14
BGB presents two new tours in French for 2017Barcelona Guide Bureau starts two new tours exclusively in French: Montserrat and Sagrada Familia.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:27
Joan Callís, president of BGB, has been chosen to join Barcelona’s Tourism Council
The Tourism Council aims to debate which tourism model we want for Barcelona, with the contribution of 60 representatives from many institutions.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 12:33
BGB gets the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence also in 2016
Barcelona Guide Bureau has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence also in 2016, for fourth consecutive year, in recognition of the high quality of their daily and private tours in Barcelona and Catalonia.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 13:52
BGB unveils its new image
This season Barcelona Guide Bureau is presented much more visual and attractive both in their uniforms and fleet of couches.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 12:10
25 years of BGB: a tour with our President, Joan Callís
On 22 October we had a party to celebrate the 25th anniversary of BGB. The chosen place was the reception rooms of Casa de la Seda, which is in the same building as our offices.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 15:51
Barcelona Guide Bureau is Moving On
Barcelona Guide Bureau is growing and we need more space to continue offering the level of quality service. We have looked for an emblematic place that can be our home for the next years.
Monday, January 12, 2015 10:49
Over 10 years training tour guides in Barcelona
The only training center exclusively dedicated to tour guiding in Barcelona is Barcelona Guide Bureau’s Tour Guide Training Centre.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:11
More than 300 people participated in the Walking Tours for la Marató de TV3
For 2 days the Born Quarter was buzzing with people walking along its ancient narrow streets. Now and then orange umbrellas popped up, identifying the Walking Tours for La Marató de TV3, the Catalan public TV Telethon.
Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:45
BGB is certified by Biosphere Responsible Tourism
BGB is the world’s first tour operator to meet Biosphere Responsible Tourism Standards. The certification recognises we actively work towards a sustainable development of tourism and that we look after people, cultural heritage and the environment.