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Barcelona moves to push holiday rentals out of city centre

Barcelona City Hall has introduced new regulations for tourist accommodation that look designed to push the business of holiday rentals out of the city centre.

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Madrid to regulate tourist rentals as Barcelona beefs up inspection teams

Both Madrid and Barcelona have announced plans to increase control over tourist rentals, though Barcelona is far more advanced than Madrid.

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Draft Balearic tourist law aims to clamp down on holiday rentals

The draft tourist law currently on the table introduces a raft of new measures to clamp down on holiday rentals in the Balearic Islands, according…

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Catalonia to raise tax on holiday rentals

The Catalan Government is planning to raise the tax tourists pay when staying in a holiday rental, which owners have to collect and pass on.

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40% of Barcelona holiday rentals are illegal and drive up prices for locals finds new study

A new study by City Hall finds that 40% of the tourist rental business in Barcelona are illegal and drive up prices for everyone else.

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Airbnb disputes fine demanded by Barcelona City Council

Barcelona City Council is trying to punish the home sharing platform Airbnb for illegal tourist rentals in the city with a fine of €30,000, which…

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