Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Accommodation and Travel Stats

May 2021

Helsinki Metropolitan Area: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 171,000
246 %
icon: finland 136,000
219 %
icon: foreign 35,600
409 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 77,800
438 %
icon: finland 67,600
435 %
icon: foreign 10,100
453 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 9.8 mill. €
288 %
Average prices:
Night
57.20 €
6.20 €
Room
83.00 €
13.30 €
RevPAR
23.00 €
5.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 93
102 %
icon: room 14,800
214 %
icon: bed 29,500
211 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 28 %
11 %
icon: bed 20 %
20 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 9.8 °C
0.4 °C
icon: rainfall 84 mm
31 mm

Registered bed nights increased 250 percent

In May 2021, 171,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Helsinki Metropolitan Area (+246.2 %), of which 136,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 35,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 220 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 410 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 250 percent from last year's May.

66,800 nights (+448.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 104,000 nights (+180.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 495,000 registered bed nights (-28.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 126,000 (-73.0 %) for foreigners in Helsinki Metropolitan Area, in total 620,000 (-46.4 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 20.2 percent

Total of 849,000 registered bed nights (+183.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 777,000 nights (+177.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 71,700 nights (+266.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Helsinki Metropolitan Area out of total registered bed nights was 20.2 % (+3.7 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 17.4 % and foreign bed nights 49.7 %.

77,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 440 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 87.0 percent were domestic, and 13.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Helsinki Metropolitan Area on average 2.0 nights (-1.4) and foreigners 3.5 nights (-0.31).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 9.8 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in May were 9.8 million euro (+7.3 million).

Registered January-May sales were 33.7 million euro and they decreased 46.5 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 83 € 19.0 % 79 € -24.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 57 € 12.2 % 54 € -21.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 23 € 31.9 % 19 € -63.3 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

93 accommodation establishments (+47)
14,800 rooms (+10,100)
29,500 beds (+20,000)

Room utilization 27.7 % (+2.7)
Unsold rooms 10,700
Bed utilization 19.9 % (+3.3)

Registered room utilization for establishments

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: Business Finland, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Statistics Finland

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