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TheUrban-DevelopmentMasterPlan(PDU)fortheupcomingBCNWorldinBarcelona(nowknownastheTouristandRecreationComplex)hasbeenapproved。

OperatorsHardRock,MelcoandPeraladathethreecompaniesinterestedintheleisureandentertainmentcomplexnowhavethreemonthsinwhichtopresenttheirproposals。

JosepRullMinisterofTerritoryandSustainabilitysaidthatthenewplanhadbeenapprovedafterasixmonthpublicconsultationperiodandthatanumberofimportantchangeshadbeenmadewhenitcametoinfrastructureaswellastheprotectionoftheenvironment。

HealsoaddedthatthenewversionofthePDUaddressesthemajorityoftheissuesbroughttothegovernment’sattentionbyanumberofinstitutionsandlocalcouncils。

Aswellasmakinganumberofmodificationstotheplan,thegovernmentalsoreleasedaneconomicstudywhichwascompiledbytheUniversidadRovilaiVirgilideTarragona(ThepublicUniversityofTarragona)。

Accordingtothereport,additionaltouristsspendwillstandatbetween€860and€1。

145bnperyear。

Thecomplexcouldalsocreate12,000directjobs,andonceithasbeenopenforayearcouldleadto1。

7mto2。

1movernightstaysintheareaofCampodeTarragonaa21percentincreaseoverpresentfigures。

Between3mto5mvisitorscouldvisitthenewcomplexayear。

Workonthecomplexwillbegininthesummerofthisyear。

Thenewprojectwillbefarlessambitiousthanenvisagedandwillhouselesscasinosandhotelsthanpreviouslyannounced。

However,accordingtoPresidentofCataloniaOriolJunquerasatotalof€2。

5bnwillbeinvestedintheprojectwhichwillcreate10thousandjobs。

Gamingspace,however,willbereduceddrasticallytojust4percentofthetotalspaceofthenewproject。

CurrentlytherearefourcasinosinCataloniaandoneortwomorelargescalecasinoswillbepartofthenewlyestablishedTouristandRecreationComplex。

BothMelcoandHardRockarecompetingtooperateacasinoeachwhilethePeraladaGroupinpartnershipwiththeGentingGrouparealsocompetingtobethesoleoperatorandwouldrunasinglelargescalecasinointheresort。