Kittilä
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2020

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 (December 2019)
icon: star 93,500
4 %
icon: finland 27,400
36 %
icon: foreign 66,100
5 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (December 2019)
icon: star 25,700
2 %
icon: finland 7,100
20 %
icon: foreign 18,600
3 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (December 2019)
icon: star 5.0 mill.
20 %
Average prices:
Night
53.10 €
7.10 €
Room
134.10 €
17.00 €
RevPAR
99.10 €
10.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (December 2019)
icon: establishment 22
10 %
icon: room 1,600
8 %
icon: bed 5,200
15 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 11 %
Russia
5 %
China
33 %
Japan
51 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -8.8 °C
6.4 °C
icon: rain 42 mm
17 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased four percent (December 2019)

In December 2019, 93,500 bed nights were recorded in Kittilä (+4.4 %), of which 27,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 66,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 36 percent and foreign bed nights decreased five percent. In total, bed nights increased four percent from last year's December.

69,300 nights (+2.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 24,200 nights (+10.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 271,000 bed nights (+1.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 258,000 (-3.2 %) for foreigners in Kittilä, in total 530,000 (-0.8 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 5.3 percent (December 2019)

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+0.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 986,000 nights (+2.0 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 787,000 nights (-0.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kittilä out of total bed nights was 5.3 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.8 % and foreign bed nights 8.4 %.

25,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (December 2019)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 27.7 percent were domestic, and 72.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kittilä on average 3.8 nights (+0.44) and foreigners 3.6 nights (-0.05).

183 international congress guests in 2019

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 2019.

27,300 air travelers

The airport received a total of 27,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased two percent.

Of local passengers, 49.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 50.2 %.

In addition, there were 31,700 passengers departing the airport (+0.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 59,000.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 5.5 million euro (December 2019)

Total accommodation sales in December were 5.5 million euro (+1.1 million). The share of Airbnb was 11.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 5.0 million euro (+844,000) and Airbnb sales 550,000 euro (+234,000).

Total January-December sales were 31.2 million euro and they increased 3.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2019
Amount
Change jan-December 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb) 340 € 9.0 % 350 € 19.9 % 
Adr (Registered) 134 € 14.5 %  104 € 8.7 %
Revpar (Airbnb) 123 € 14.4 %  82 € 6.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 99 € 11.8 %  59 € 8.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 53 € 15.3 %  54 € 11.0 % 

Tax free sales -10.9 %

Tax free sales decreased 11 percent from the previous year.

(Russians +4.6 %, Chinese -32.8 %, Japanese -50.6 %)

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (December 2019)

Registered Accommodation

22 accommodation establishments (+2)
1,600 rooms (+122)
5,200 beds (+660)

Room utilization 73.9 % (-1.8)
Unsold rooms 410

Airbnb

159 apartments (+46)
8.0 private rooms (+2)
2.0 shared rooms (+0)

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

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

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

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