The Association of Tourist Apartments of Barcelona (APARTUR) is the organization that represents this sector in the province of Barcelona. The Association was established on November 15, 2004 with the aim of articulating the sector around common objectives, giving voice and vote to all companies, and serving as an interlocutor in administrations and other public and private institutions. However, APARTUR's objective is not only to defend the interests of the sector, but also to offer services to its associates. APARTUR is a young and dynamic association that currently includes more than 260 companies and professionals, who offer the largest legalized offer of tourist apartments in the province of Barcelona. Since its establishment, APARTUR has offered all companies and professionals in the sector the possibility of joining on equal terms. The association is made up of rental agencies for tourist use and apartment owners who work every day to offer the best services to their clients, always in accordance with quality criteria and respect for the environment in which they carry out their activity.