Espoo
Accommodation and Travel Stats

March 2020

Espoo: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (February)
icon: star 31,000
6 %
icon: finland 20,400
7 %
icon: foreign 10,600
5 %
Top 3:
Russia
1,100
67 %
Estonia
920
46 %
Sweden
740
8 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (February)
icon: star 15,100
9 %
icon: finland 11,000
12 %
icon: foreign 4,100
2 %
Top 3:
Sweden
540
1 %
Russia
520
39 %
Germany
330
3 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (February)
icon: star 1.8 mill.
0 %
Average prices:
Night
56.90 €
3.50 €
Room
83.20 €
1.30 €
RevPAR
42.20 €
3.00 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (February)
icon: establishment 15
0 %
icon: room 1,400
3 %
icon: bed 2,900
1 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free (January)
icon: star 13 %
Russia
15 %
China
19 %
Japan
91 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 1.9 °C
1.7 °C
icon: rain 55 mm
2 mm

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.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased six percent (February)

In February 2020, 31,000 bed nights were recorded in Espoo (+6.0 %), of which 20,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 10,600 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased seven percent and foreign bed nights increased five percent. In total, bed nights increased six percent from last year's February.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (1,100 nights).

9,700 nights (+1.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 21,300 nights (+8.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and February, 38,900 bed nights (+1.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 24,600 (+8.5 %) for foreigners in Espoo, in total 63,500 (+4.2 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.7 percent (February)

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+7.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+10.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 613,000 nights (+1.9 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Espoo out of total bed nights was 1.7 % (-0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.7 % and foreign bed nights 1.7 %.

15,100 tourists arrived to accommodation (February)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased nine percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 72.9 percent were domestic, and 27.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Espoo on average 1.9 nights (-0.1) and foreigners 2.6 nights (+0.06).

10,000 international congress guests in 2019

The number of international congress quests increased 43 percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 92 congresses organized (+27) in 2019.

543,000 air travelers (Helsinki)

The airport received a total of 543,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 55 percent. 136,000 travelers were transferring planes (-57.6 %) and 407,000 were local passengers (-53.8 %).

Of local passengers, 81.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 18.5 %. For transferring passengers, the share of travelers arriving from abroad was 76.7 %.

In addition, there were 203,000 passengers departing the airport (-62.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 746,000 (-57.3 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Helsinki)

Arriving passengers from (Helsinki)

Passengers on transfers from (Helsinki)

Departing passengers to (Helsinki)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 2.1 million euro (February)

Total accommodation sales in February were 2.1 million euro (+34,800). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 16.6 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.8 million euro (-2,400) and Airbnb and HomeAway sales 292,000 euro (+37,200).

Total January-February sales were 4.3 million euro and they decreased 189,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
February 2020
Amount
Change jan-February 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb & Homeaway) 103 € -23.7 %  105 € -35.4 % 
Adr (Registered) 83 € -1.6 % 84 € -2.3 %
Revpar (Airbnb & Homeaway) 59 € -15.0 %  62 € -29.7 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 57 € -5.8 % 58 € -6.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 42 € -6.7 % 44 € -4.6 %

Tax free sales -12.9 % (January)

Tax free sales decreased 13 percent from the previous year.

(Russians -15.4 %, Chinese -19.4 %, Japanese -91.3 %)

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (February)

Registered Accommodation

15 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,400 rooms (+46)
2,900 beds (+38)

Room utilization 50.7 % (-2.8)
Unsold rooms 710

Airbnb and HomeAway

310 apartments (+24)
83 private rooms (+16)
9.0 shared rooms (+1)

Apartment utilization 57.4 % (+5.9)
Unsold apartments 131

Registered room utilization

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

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