Finland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

July 2019

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 3.3 mill.
6 %
icon: finland 2.5 mill.
8 %
icon: foreign 794,000
1 %
Top 3:
Sweden
122,000
5 %
Germany
97,800
3 %
Russia
88,800
2 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 1.8 mill.
7 %
icon: finland 1.4 mill.
10 %
icon: foreign 396,000
0 %
Top 3:
Sweden
59,300
3 %
Germany
53,800
1 %
Russia
39,900
9 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 140.4 mill.
7 %
Average prices:
Night
43.00 €
0.70 €
Room
100.60 €
3.60 €
RevPAR
60.50 €
3.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 1,300
0 %
icon: room 70,300
2 %
icon: bed 176,000
2 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 9 %
China
13 %
Russia
5 %
Japan
3 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 15.2 °C
4.5 °C
icon: rainfall 41 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

In July 2019, 3.3 million bed nights were recorded in Finland (+5.6 %), of which 2.5 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 794,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased eight percent and foreign bed nights decreased one percent. In total, bed nights increased six percent from last year's July.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Sweden (122,000 nights).

2.7 million nights (+6.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 565,000 nights (+2.7 %) by business visitors.

Between January and July, 9.8 million bed nights (+4.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 4.1 million (+1.6 %) for foreigners in Finland, in total 13.8 million (+3.5 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

1.8 million tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased seven percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 78.2 percent were domestic, and 21.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During July, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Finland on average 1.7 nights (-0.03) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-0.01).

136,000 international congress guests in 2019

The number of international congress quests increased 53 percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 830 congresses organized (+83) in 2019.

771,000 air travelers

The airport received a total of 771,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased one percent.

Of local passengers, 83.3 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 16.1 %.

In addition, there were 714,000 passengers departing the airport (+1.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1.5 million (+1.3 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

1.4 million passengers by ferries

There were 1.4 million arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased one percent. The number of departing passengers was 1.4 million (+2.6 %). Most arrivals were from Sweden (622,000 arrivals).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 13 percent

A total of 325,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 91.5 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 94,500 (+9.2 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 133,000 (+26.3 %)
  • Imatra: 52,900 (-4.0 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 17,100 (+26.5 %)
  • Niirala: 28,500 (+7.7 %)
  • Vartius: 9,100 (+2.6 %)
  • Kuusamo: 510 (+30.3 %)
  • Salla: 2,800 (-0.4 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 2,600 (+32.0 %)

Russian visa applications increased 26 percent

There was a total of 93,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.0 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 162.8 million euro

Total accommodation sales in July were 162.8 million euro (+13.9 million). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 13.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 140.4 million euro (+9.6 million) and non-registered sales 22.2 million euro (+4.3 million).

Total January-July sales were 895.6 million euro and they increased 88.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
July 2019
Amount
Change jan-July 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 112 € -1.9 % 113 € 6.4 %
Adr (Registered) 101 € 3.8 % 106 € 5.7 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 76 € 4.3 % 67 € 14.0 % 
Revpar (Registered) 60 € 6.8 % 55 € 6.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 43 € 1.6 % 57 € 5.9 %

Tax free sales +8.8 %

Tax free sales increased nine percent from the previous year.

(Russians +4.9 %, Chinese +12.9 %, Japanese +3.4 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

1,300 accommodation establishments (+1)
70,300 rooms (+1,200)
176,000 beds (+3,100)

Room utilization 60.1 % (+1.7)
(for establishments, which were open)
Unsold rooms 28,100
Bed utilization 50.2 % (+2.1)

Airbnb and HomeAway

15,200 accommodation establishments (+1,800)
13,100 apartments (+1,800)
25,400 rooms (+3,900)

Apartment utilization 67.5 % (+4.0)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 4,300

Registered room utilization for establishments, which were open

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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