Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kittilä: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
138,000 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 138,000 bed nights (+13.5 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Kittilä in December 2022. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 70 % and non-registered 30 %.
Between January and December, the number of paid bed nights was 870,000 (+35.4 %). 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.
Registered bed nights increased 15 percent
In December 2022, 96,400 registered bed nights were recorded in Kittilä (+14.7 %), of which 20,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 76,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 32 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 40 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 15 percent from last year's December.
78,700 nights (+29.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 17,700 nights (-24.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and December, 273,000 registered bed nights (-6.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 222,000 (+208.2 %) for foreigners in Kittilä, in total 496,000 (+36.5 %) 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
27,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 17 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 24.5 percent were domestic, and 75.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kittilä on average 3.0 nights (-0.33) and foreigners 3.8 nights (-0.09).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
53,300 air travelers
The airport received a total of 53,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 17 percent.
Of local passengers, 66.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 33.4 %.
In addition, there were 47,400 passengers departing the airport (+18.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 101,000 (+17.9 %).
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 8.8 million euro
Total accommodation sales in December were 8.8 million euro (+1.4 million). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 26.0 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 6.5 million euro (+1.0 million) and non-registered sales 2.3 million euro (+337,000).
Total January-December sales were 47.1 million euro and they increased 17.9 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||260 €||6.9 %||190 €||5.5 %|
|Adr (Registered)||192 €||6.8 %||150 €||27.0 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||190 €||27.5 %||126 €||30.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||157 €||21.9 %||68 €||72.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||68 €||3.7 %||65 €||26.7 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
21 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,300 rooms (-14)
4,100 beds (-45)
Room utilization 81.9 % (+10)
Unsold rooms 240
Airbnb and Vrbo
490 accommodation establishments (-20)
480 apartments (-25)
1,100 rooms (-49)
Apartment utilization 71.9 % (+12)
Unsold apartments 134
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 215,000 user sessions at Kittilä marketing website in December. The share of visitors using a foreign language in their web browser was 38.5 percent out of all website visitors. The number of total user sessions increased 25 percent from last year's December.