Espoo
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2020

Espoo: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (May)
icon: star 10,500
74 %
icon: finland 8,700
65 %
icon: foreign 1,800
89 %
Top 3:
Estonia
430
79 %
France
124
59 %
United States
94
86 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (May)
icon: star 1,800
91 %
icon: finland 1,500
88 %
icon: foreign 220
97 %
Top 3:
Estonia
67
80 %
United States
51
78 %
Germany
8.0
98 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (May)
icon: star 326,000
88 %
Average prices:
Night
31.10 €
35.80 €
Room
42.70 €
51.00 €
RevPAR
20.10 €
43.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (May)
icon: establishment 8.0
43 %
icon: room 550
60 %
icon: bed 1,100
61 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free (January)
icon: star 13 %
Russia
15 %
China
19 %
Japan
91 %
Weather icon
Weather (May)
icon: temperature 17.1 °C
0.1 °C
icon: rainfall 46 mm
20 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

10,500 registered bed nights (May)

In May 2020, 10,500 bed nights were recorded in Espoo (-74.3 %), of which 8,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,800 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 65 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 89 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 74 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (430 nights).

1,300 nights (-91.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,100 nights (-63.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 69,100 bed nights (-34.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 34,100 (-46.1 %) for foreigners in Espoo, in total 103,000 (-38.7 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.4 percent (May)

Total of 305,000 bed nights (-80.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 285,000 nights (-74.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 20,000 nights (-95.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Espoo out of total bed nights was 3.4 % (+0.9 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.1 % and foreign bed nights 8.8 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

1,800 tourists arrived to accommodation (May)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 91 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 87.5 percent were domestic, and 12.5 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Espoo on average 5.6 nights (+3.8) and foreigners 7.9 nights (+5.5).

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.

19,200 air travelers (May, Helsinki)

The airport received a total of 19,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 98 percent. 5,600 travelers were transferring planes (-98.5 %) and 13,700 were local passengers (-97.7 %).

Of local passengers, 75.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 25.0 %. For transferring passengers, the share of travelers arriving from abroad was 94.8 %.

In addition, there were 11,200 passengers departing the airport (-98.1 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 30,400 (-98.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Helsinki)

Arriving passengers from (Helsinki)

Passengers on transfers from (Helsinki)

Departing passengers to (Helsinki)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 96 € -0.6 % 96 € -11.8 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 48 € -26.9 %  54 € -12.7 % 
Adr (Registered) 43 € -54.5 %  76 € -13.7 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 31 € -53.5 %  53 € -14.8 % 
Revpar (Registered) 20 € -68.4 %  37 € -27.7 % 

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 (May)

Registered Accommodation

8.0 accommodation establishments (-6)
550 rooms (-820)
1,100 beds (-1,700)

Room utilization 47.2 % (-21)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 290

Airbnb and HomeAway

320 accommodation establishments (-127)
250 apartments (-99)
450 rooms (-129)

Apartment utilization 49.8 % (-18)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 128

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in June was 8.22/10 (-0.18).

Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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