- Regular guests, i.e. visitors who spend more than two months in a hotel or boarding house.
- Visitors who have rented a permanent camping site or a cottage for more than two months.
- Asylum seekers, even if they remain in a lodging accommodation for less than two months.
Every month all tourists departed in that month are counted, irrespective of the month in which they arrived. It is possible that one person is counted more than once in the same lodging accommodation or in different accommodations.