Finland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2020

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 1.1 mill.
51 %
icon: finland 1.1 mill.
36 %
icon: foreign 50,900
92 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 599,000
53 %
icon: finland 579,000
38 %
icon: foreign 20,900
94 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 45.8 mill. €
65 %
Average prices:
Night
40.70 €
16.30 €
Room
89.70 €
19.70 €
RevPAR
30.00 €
29.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 1,200
11 %
icon: room 52,200
25 %
icon: bed 141,000
19 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 33 %
39 %
icon: bed 24 %
40 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 17.1 °C
2.5 °C
icon: rainfall 55 mm
16 mm

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

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).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

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.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2020
Amount
Change jan-June 2020
Amount
Change
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

Registered Accommodation

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 + 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

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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

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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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