4.5.26. Number and performance of travel agencies and tour operators (2009–)

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Year Licensed travel agencies and tour operators
number package tour visitors
number, thousand persons number of tourism nights, thousands
outbound inbound outbound inbound
2009 1 212 789 610 4 526 1 643
2010 1 202 848 676 5 397 1 508
2011 1 255 732 690 4 540 1 508
2012 1 289 663 727 4 061 1 547
2013a 1 303 523 686 3 068 1 402
2014 1 318 655 819 4 069 1 457
2015 1 354 658 881 3 971 1 609
2016 1 245 617 857 3 314 1 490
2017b 1 073 629 929 3 567 1 771
2018 1 064 782 1 178 4 351 1 832
aFrom 2009 to 2012 the data supply concerns to travel agencies and tour operators whose net income exceeded 50 million forints in the previous year of reference time, or employed more than 4. From 2013 the scope of the data suppliers covers the enterprises with more than 4.  bFrom 2017, the data supplier's scope has changed: reporting organizations are travel agencies and tour operators that employ more than 4 people or net sales of travel agency services, as well as the (independent) sale of travel related services outside the travel package or in the year prior to the year under review exceeded 50 million HUF and which in the year under review have obtained a travel agency and / or travel agency license at the Budapest Capital Government Office. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011