Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kittilä: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
34,700 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 34,700 bed nights (-13.9 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Kittilä in August 2023. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 41 % and non-registered 59 %.
Between January and August, the number of paid bed nights was 582,000 (+2.5 %). Share of registered was 57 % and non-registered 43 %.
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. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
14,300 registered bed nights
In August 2023, 14,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Kittilä (-11.4 %), of which 9,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 22 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 23 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 11 percent from last year's August.
10,900 nights (-6.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,400 nights (-23.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 161,000 registered bed nights (-15.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 171,000 (+35.2 %) for foreigners in Kittilä, in total 332,000 (+4.5 %) 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
9,200 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased less than one percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 55.0 percent were domestic, and 45.0 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kittilä on average 1.9 nights (-0.08) and foreigners 1.1 nights (-0.13).
Visitors by region
Visitors by city
Visitors by postal code
Visitor nights by region
1,700 air travelers
The airport received a total of 1,700 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 24 percent.
Of local passengers, 16.4 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 83.6 %.
In addition, there were 1,900 passengers departing the airport (+19.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 3,700 (+21.3 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 1.5 million euro
Total accommodation sales in August were 1.5 million euro (-15,400). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 57.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 623,000 euro (-43,000) and non-registered sales 850,000 euro (+27,600).
Total January-August sales were 34.7 million euro and they increased 4.6 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||200 €||24.3 %||197 €||12.6 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||91 €||-9.1 %||123 €||3.9 %|
|Adr (Registered)||76 €||-3.5 %||157 €||7.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||43 €||5.6 %||74 €||11.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||17 €||-7.2 %||83 €||25.1 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
19 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,200 rooms (-44)
3,700 beds (-280)
Room utilization 22.2 % (-0.9)
Unsold rooms 910
Airbnb and Vrbo
490 accommodation establishments (+75)
470 apartments (+73)
1,100 rooms (+175)
Apartment utilization 44.5 % (-16)
Unsold apartments 260
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kittilä + keyword"
Google searches for "kittilä" by search region
Visits to marketing website
There were a total of 58,100 user sessions at Kittilä marketing website in August. The share of visitors using a foreign language in their web browser was 26.3 percent out of all website visitors. The number of total user sessions decreased 19 percent from last year's August.