Accommodation and Travel Stats
Finland: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
1.1 million registered bed nights
In June 2020, 1.1 million registered bed nights were recorded in Finland (-50.9 %), of which 1.1 million nights were spent by domestic visitors and 50,900 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 36 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 92 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 51 percent from last year's June.
881,000 nights (-45.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 243,000 nights (-63.8 %) by business visitors.
Between January and June, 4.5 million registered bed nights (-39.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1.7 million (-48.8 %) for foreigners in Finland, in total 6.1 million (-42.1 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
599,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 53 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.5 percent were domestic, and 3.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Finland on average 1.9 nights (+0.06) and foreigners 2.4 nights (+0.62).
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.
46,200 air travelers
The airport received a total of 46,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 94 percent.
Of local passengers, 66.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 33.4 %.
In addition, there were 38,700 passengers departing the airport (-95.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 84,900 (-94.7 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
228,000 passengers by ferries
There were 228,000 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port decreased 78 percent. The number of departing passengers was 235,000 (-77.6 %). Most arrivals were from Estonia (181,000 arrivals).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
20,300 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 20,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 4,800 (-94.3 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,100 (-94.6 %)
- Imatra: 2,300 (-94.9 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,600 (-80.4 %)
- Vartius: 1,500 (-81.7 %)
- Kuusamo: 60 (-88.0 %)
- Salla: 42 (-98.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.0 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent
There was a total of 590 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 65.2 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 71.0 million euro
Total accommodation sales in June were 71.0 million euro (-77.3 million). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 35.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 45.8 million euro (-84.7 million) and non-registered sales 25.2 million euro (+7.4 million).
Total January-June sales were 473.7 million euro and they decreased 258.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||151 €||35.7 %||137 €||20.3 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||94 €||37.9 %||78 €||19.3 %|
|Adr (Registered)||90 €||-18.0 %||107 €||-0.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||41 €||-28.6 %||59 €||-4.6 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||30 €||-49.7 %||40 €||-27.2 %|
Tax free sales +31.7 % (January)
Tax free sales increased 32 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +16.5 %, Chinese +61.3 %, Japanese +3.6 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
1,200 accommodation establishments (-147)
52,200 rooms (-17,800)
141,000 beds (-33,900)
Room utilization 33.4 % (-21)
Unsold rooms 34,800
Bed utilization 23.6 % (-16)
Airbnb and Vrbo
14,600 accommodation establishments (-37)
13,100 apartments (+470)
26,200 rooms (+1,600)
Apartment utilization 62.0 % (+0.98)
Unsold apartments 5,000
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "finland"
Global Google searches for "finland + keyword"
Google searches for "finland" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
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