Espoo
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel trends.

Espoo: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 38,500
3 %
icon: finland 22,700
12 %
icon: foreign 15,800
14 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 17,800
0 %
icon: finland 12,400
4 %
icon: foreign 5,400
14 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 2.5 mill.
8 %
Average prices:
Night
65.50 €
6.40 €
Room
91.40 €
8.80 €
RevPAR
60.70 €
3.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 14
7 %
icon: room 1,400
4 %
icon: bed 2,800
5 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free (November)
icon: star 18 %
Russia
3 %
China
96 %
Japan
57 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.1 °C
3.2 °C
icon: rain 91 mm
40 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

38,500 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2019, 38,500 bed nights were recorded in Espoo (-2.6 %), of which 22,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 15,800 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 12 percent and foreign bed nights increased 14 percent. In total, bed nights decreased three percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 253,000 bed nights (-5.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 183,000 (+6.3 %) for foreigners in Espoo, in total 436,000 (-1.0 %) nights.

12,200 nights (-5.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 26,300 nights (-1.0 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.5 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Espoo out of total bed nights was 2.5 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.1 % and foreign bed nights 3.5 %.

17,800 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased less than one percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 69.7 percent were domestic, and 30.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Espoo on average 1.8 nights (-0.15) and foreigners 2.9 nights (+0.02).

7,000 international congress guests in 2018

The number of international congress quests increased one percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 65 congresses organized (-17) in 2018.

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 2.8 million euro (November)

Total accommodation sales in November were 2.8 million euro (+372,000). The share of Airbnb was 12.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.5 million euro (+188,000) and Airbnb sales 315,000 euro (+184,000).

Total January-November sales were 28.3 million euro and they increased 1.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2019
Amount
Change jan-November 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb) 101 € 40.4 %  87 € 2.7 %
Adr (Registered) 91 € 10.7 %  88 € 5.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 66 € 10.9 %  58 € 5.7 %
Revpar (Airbnb) 65 € 48.8 %  57 € 8.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 61 € 6.0 % 56 € 10.4 % 

Tax free sales +17.8 % (November)

Tax free sales increased 18 percent from the previous year.

(Russians +2.6 %, Chinese +96.4 %, Japanese -56.7 %)

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

Registered Accommodation

14 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,400 rooms (-54)
2,800 beds (-145)

Room utilization 66.4 % (-2.9)
Unsold rooms 470

Airbnb

240 apartments (+59)
79 private rooms (+16)
4.0 shared rooms (-3)

Apartment utilization 64.4 % (+3.6)
Unsold apartments 86

Registered room utilization

Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland

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