Hungarians travelling abroad: Hungarian citizens entering the country at the border-crossing station.
International arrivals: foreign citizens, arriving Hungary at the border-crossing stations.
Source of data: Ministry for National Economy.
Tourist accommodation establishment refers to a local kind-of-activity unit, as defined in regulation No. CLXIV. year 2005 signed by Republic of Hungary for trade in paragraph 2 point 22.
Tourist accommodation services: refers to activity as defined in regulation No. CLXIV. year 2005 signed by Republic of Hungary for trade in paragraph 2 point 23.
Based on regulation No. 239/2009 (20 October) signed by the Ministry for National Economy:
Hotels: all establishments entitled by operation license, built and used for tourist accommodation purpose furthermore provides other services and having over 11 rooms or 21 beds.
Boarding houses: establishments entitled by operation license, built and used for tourist accommodation purpose having over 6 and under 10 rooms and over 11 and under 20 beds.
Camping sites: include all tourist accommodation establishments operating in distinct area provides pitches for the guests ande their vechicles or bungalows and other server establishments and having at least nine pitches.
Bungalows: all establishments entitled by operation license, built and used for tourist accommodation purpose provides separated buildings or part of buildings with private entrance independently for the number of rooms and bed-places.
Community accommodation: all establishments entitled by operation license, built and used for tourist accommodation purpose provides bed-places separately for rooms and having at least six room, and least eleven. (Previously called youth hostels and tourist hostels.)
Based on regulation No. 45/1998 (24 June) signed by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, and the amending regulation No. 54/2003 (29 August) signed by the Minister of Economy and Transport for year 2009:
| ||thermal hotels are hotels that meet the requirements set for hotels and, in addition, provide therapeutic services with medical supervision independently in its healing ward or in co-operation with the supplementary services of another medical institution primarily through a natural curative factor, while it also meets the criteria set forth by regulation on natural curative factors No. 74/1999. (25 December) signed by the Minister of Healthcare,|
| ||wellness hotels are hotels that meet the requirements of at least three-star hotels, provides professional hotel activities and all the offered services through employees with appropriate professional background and qualifications, provides gastronomical, sport, relaxing as well as wellness services necessary for healthy lifestyle and provides community program opportunities, and, in addition, meets the requirements specified by section I/F of regulation No. 54/2003 (29 August) signed by the Minister of Economy and Transport,|
| ||apartment hotels are hotels in which more than 80% of the beds are located in apartments containing furnished and equipped bedroom, living room and kitchen, and meets the requirements regarding low-grade hotels, with the exception that the areas of the balcony and terrace count in the size of the room units with double floor space, and they have at least 11 room units.|
The scope of statistical observation: Monthly data for 2004 to 2010 contain information regarding accommodation facilities having over 5 rooms or 10 beds (in the case of camping sites over 5 utilized space units). For 2010 refers to public accommodations operated by economical organizations (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, community accommodations) exclude other accommodation units.
Price of a hotel room: from 2003 – irrespectively of type of room – revenue per occupied room in hotels. Before 2003 the data relate to the invoiced price, including value added tax, excluding the compulsory breakfast and other services.
Methodological source: Yearbook of Tourism, 2003 (HCSO, Budapest, 2004) and Tourism January–February 2004 (first release).
Other accommodation establishment for business purposes: an independent building or a bounded part of it – excluding hotels and similar establishments, camping sites, holiday dwellings, collective accommodation establishments – established not only for accommodation services, where the number of rooms utilized for such purposes is up to eight, and the number of beds is up to sixteen.
Collective or leisure activity accommodation establishment for non-profit purposes: establishments built or refurbished and approved for holiday and juvenile tourism purposes, furthermore accommodations provided mountain rest-house.Collective or leisure activity accommodation establishments for non-profit purposes:
|–||Holiday resort: children holiday resort, villa|
|–||Children- and juvenile camp: children- and juvenile camp, established tent camp|
|–||Mountain rest-house: tourist house, key-house, mattress accommodation|
|–||Accommodation bivouac: accommodation bivouac, winter-prepared bivouac|
|–||Rest house: worker accommodation, guest accommodation|
|–||Dormitory, student hostel|
Catering unit: network units operating on the basis of a licence according to the several times amended government regulation No. 4/1997 (22 January) with permanent or temporary working hours. Data relating to the number of catering units derive from the Retail trade and accommodation register (KISREG) of HCSO.
Public catering units: all catering units with open sales (e.g. restaurants, confectioneries, self-service restaurants, dining-car, bar, tavern, pub etc.)
Work-place catering units: closed-system catering units, excluding the sales of alcoholic
Catering receipts: receipts from sales of food and beverages in a catering network at current consumer price- enlarged with the value added tax and the excise duty.
Volume index of catering receipts: an index calculated from value-index of catering receipts, using deflatorprice indices based on representatives of consumer prices.
According to the methods used in this publication international tourism, travellers and visitors are used similarly and cover persons crossing the border in a given period.
Tourism: visitors travelling in order to touristic purpose.
Visitor/Traveller: Any person travelling to a place other than that of his/her usual environment for less than twelve consecutive months and whose main purpose of travel is other than the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited.
From 2008. I. quarter domestic trips data do not contain trips that were made by persons for going home, employment or study purposes, who work or study in a settlement other than his/her home settlement.
| ||Same-day visitors: visitors who do not spend a single night in the country visited.|
| ||Two or more day visitors: visitors who stay at least one night in a collective or private accommodation in the country visited. They can be of short-period stay (1–3 nights) and of long-period stay (more than 4 nights).|
| ||Leisure purposes: holiday, roundtrip, sightseeing, hiking, visiting friends and relatives, spa/medical treatment, visiting or attending cultural and/or sport events, hunting, religious purpose.|
| ||Professional/Business purposes: conference, congress, business trip, attending meetings or fairs.|
| ||Others: private business, working, studies, other purposes.|
| ||Transit is a trip main purpose of which travel is not the exercise of an activity in the observed country. (Transit visitor is a person who participates on a transit trip.)|
Main purpose of the visit: It is the purpose in the absence of which the trip would not have been made or the given destination would not have been visited.
International travel receipts (export): foreign exchange receipts originating from international visitors (spent by foreigners in Hungary) figuring in the international balance of payments (based on the data of the National Bank of Hungary).
International travel expenditures (import): expenditures spent by Hungarians travelling abroad figuring in the international balance of payments (based on the data of the National Bank of Hungary).
Tourism expenditure: in case of domestic trips it contains expenditures before, during and after the trip that are connecting directly to the trip. Goods for resale and durable goods used for several trips (tent, video recorder, caravan etc.) are not involved.
The expenditure of international visitors contains expenditures in Hungary and amount remaining in Hungary as commission or other title.
Tour operator activities: includes arranging and assembling tours that are sold through travel agencies or directly by tour operators. The tours may include any or all of the following: transportation, accommodation, food, tourist guiding, visits to museums, historical or cultural sites, theatrical, musical or sporting events.
Other reservation service and related activities:
Booking of railway tickets, reservations for accommodatiopn, hotels, transportation, restaurants, curative sservices, car rentals, entertainment and sport etc., activities of tourist guides, tourism promotion activities, provision of travel information to visitors, ticket sales activities for cultural programme and other amusement and entertainment events.
Travel agency activities Includes the activities of agencies, primarily engaged in selling travel, tour, transportation and accommodation services on a wholesale or retail basis to the general public and commercial clients.
Those travel agencies or tour operators which are registered in Hugarian Trade Licensing Office travelling entrepreneurs' magisterial register.
Organized tourism: all the individual or conducted tours advertised or organized at request by tour operators, provided that a contract has been signed before the beginning of the tour, and besides the accommodation and/or the meals or the passenger transport in connection with the tour the contract also contains pre-determined complementary services (e.g. guiding, tickets).
Conducted tours: organized tours with groups, where at least 10 participants can use pre-booked services (accommodation, meals, programmes) in groups only and these services are included as a whole in the participation fee.
The statement of the data-suppliers' circle Hugarian Trade Licensing Office (HTL) travelling entrepreneurs' magisterial register happened on its basis.