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Official Guide to Tourism Establishments

This search engine features tourist accommodation, as well as travel agents and agencies.

The tourist accommodation search (càmpings, hotels and guesthouses, rural tourism establishments, holiday apartments and tourist dwellings) also offers information corresponding to tourist accommodation guides. The towns offering accommodation are organised alphabetically under the tourism brands offered by the different territories and according to region.

The travel agent or agencies search includes all agencies incorporated in Catalonia, either head offices or branch offices operating in Catalonia, as well as branch offices in Catalonia having their head office abroad. These travel agents or agencies are those entered on the Tourism Register of Catalonia. The towns having travel agents or agencies are organised alphabetically under the tourism brands offered by the different territories and according to region.

The tourist office search includes all tourist offices incorporated in the Tourism Register of Catalonia, as well as Tourist Points of Attention (PAT) of each head office. The towns having tourist office are organised alphabetically under the tourism brands offered by the diferent territories and according to region.


Home page
Once the Ministry for Business and Labour webpage is accessed, an image appears that allows you to directly access the Official Guide to Tourism accommodation.


Main menu
Once it is accessed, the main menu appears with seven tabs: «Campsites», «Hotels», «Rural tourism», «Holiday apartments», «Tourist dwellings», «Travel agencies», «tourist offices» and «Establishments by territory». The selected tab is marked in red to indicate for which types of establishment the search is being done. You can click on any tab and search for establishments according to type. The 'Establishments by territory' search option allows you to search for tourist accommodation offered in a certain territory.


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1. The tourist accommodation search can be made based on the following fields:
Advanced search
The advanced accommodation search can be made based on the following fields:

(*) Help for rural tourism establishment search

RURAL TOURISM ESTABLISHMENTS
These are tourism establishments located in the rural settings - either in population centres with less than 1,000 inhabitants or isolated - in buildings that predate 1950. Temporary accommodation provided is divided into two types: bedrooms or entire properties.

INDEPENDENT TYPE
Rural tourism establishment that can be rented entirely for private use.
  • 'Masoveria'. Rural tourism establishment located outside a town.
  • Country house. Rural tourism establishment located within a town.
SHARED TYPE
Owners live on the premises. Guests are offered accommodation and at least breakfast.
  • 'Masia'. Rural tourism establishment located outside a town.
  • Country house. Rural tourism establishment located within a town.

HOLIDAY APARTMENTS
These are buildings or continuous accommodation units (apartments or studios) which at the very least have a reception service, offered to tourists in exchange for payment.

These accommodation units (apartments or studios) include as a minimum:
Apartments:
  • Bedroom or bedrooms with a bed, nightstand and wardrobe or other space in which to keep clothes, with enough room for all users.
  • Sitting-dining room with a table and enough armchairs and chairs for all users.
  • Open or separate kitchen with place settings, household items and linens in proportion to the number of users.
  • The utensils needed to prepare food, a stove with at least two burners, microwave, sink and refrigerator.
  • Bathroom.
Studios sleep a maximum of two people. They include:
  • A single space for the bedroom-sitting-dining room-kitchen.
  • Sitting-dining room with table, armchairs and chairs.
  • The place settings, household items and linens needed to prepare food, a stove with at least two burners, microwave, sink and refrigerator.
  • Bathroom.

TOURIST DWELLINGS
These are ready-to-live-in dwellings rented to third parties for a period of time (less than 31 days). They may be apartments in a housing complex or a house.
Renters may not use the dwelling as their main place of residence or a second home.
Tourist dwellings are rented as a single unit and not by room.
They must have a certificate of occupancy and comply with general technical and quality standards for housing.
They may not be occupied by more places than indicated on the certificate of occupancy.
They must be adequately furnished and have all the appliances and utensils necessary to offer suitable accommodation in relation to the total number of places offered.

2. The travel agent or agencies search can be made based on the following fields:
Advanced search
The advanced accommodation search can be made based on the following fields:
3. The tourist office search can be made based on the following fields:
Advanced search
The advanced tourist office search can be made based on the following fields:

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