Kittilä
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

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.

Kittilä: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 32,900
8 %
icon: finland 19,500
5 %
icon: foreign 13,500
21 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 11,700
1 %
icon: finland 8,000
13 %
icon: foreign 3,800
22 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 1.8 mill.
28 %
Average prices:
Night
55.00 €
15.30 €
Room
105.10 €
26.50 €
RevPAR
39.90 €
9.20 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 22
10 %
icon: room 1,500
1 %
icon: bed 4,500
1 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -5.9 °C
3.6 °C
icon: rain 84 mm
34 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

32,900 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2019, 32,900 bed nights were recorded in Kittilä (-7.9 %), of which 19,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 13,500 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased five percent and foreign bed nights decreased 21 percent. In total, bed nights decreased eight percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 244,000 bed nights (-1.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 191,000 (-3.0 %) for foreigners in Kittilä, in total 435,000 (-1.9 %) nights.

20,300 nights (-3.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 12,700 nights (-13.7 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.1 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kittilä out of total bed nights was 2.1 % (-0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.8 % and foreign bed nights 3.0 %.

11,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased one percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 68.0 percent were domestic, and 32.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kittilä on average 2.4 nights (-0.19) and foreigners 3.6 nights (+0.02).

183 international congress guests in 2018

The number of international congress quests increased 260 percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 2.0 congresses organized (+1.0) in 2018.

7,800 air travelers (November)

The airport received a total of 7,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 25 percent.

Of local passengers, 4.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 95.2 %.

In addition, there were 5,900 passengers departing the airport (-23.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 13,700.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 2.0 million euro (November)

Total accommodation sales in November were 2.0 million euro (+477,000). The share of Airbnb was 9.2 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.8 million euro (+392,000) and Airbnb sales 167,000 euro (+84,700).

Total January-November sales were 25.5 million euro and they increased 2.3 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2019
Amount
Change jan-November 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb) 177 € 29.2 %  158 € -6.2 %
Adr (Registered) 105 € 33.7 %  101 € 7.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 55 € 38.6 %  54 € 10.3 % 
Revpar (Airbnb) 54 € 11.4 %  71 € -8.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 40 € 30.0 %  54 € 7.6 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

Registered Accommodation

22 accommodation establishments (+2)
1,500 rooms (+14)
4,500 beds (-36)

Room utilization 37.9 % (-1.1)
Unsold rooms 910

Airbnb

140 apartments (+39)
7.0 private rooms (+0)
2.0 shared rooms (+0)

Apartment utilization 30.6 % (-4.9)
Unsold apartments 97

Registered room utilization

Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Statistics Finland

Levin Matkailu Oy
Myllyjoentie 2, 99130 Sirkka
(016) 639 3300, levi@levi.fi, levi.fi

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