In the fourth edition of the research 200 interviews were conducted. Each group of the subjects constituted about one-third of the sample: 35% of the interviews were conducted with subjects included in division 79 section N of PCEA (travel agency, tour operator and other reservation service and related activities), 35% with subjects included in division 55 section I (accommodation service) and 30% with subjects included in division 56 section I (food service). 26,5% of the businesses from the Małopolska Voivodeship in the study were local businesses, 9,5% regional businesses, 29,5% countrywide businesses and 34,5% international businesses. Businesses hiring from 1 to 9 employees dominated in the study (55,5%). There were 25% one-man businesses in the sample. Bigger businesses accounted for 19,5% altogether, including 15,5% businesses hiring from 10 to 49 employees and 4% businesses hiring 50 employees or more. One business out of three (27%) had incomes below PLN 50 thousands. 14,5% of respondents declared business’ income from PLN 51 to 100 thousands, 12,5% from PLN 101 to 250 thousands and 9,5% from PLN 251 to 500 thousands. Income over PLN 500 thousands was declared by 15,5% respondents.
The study was conducted with CATI method (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview).