Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kittilä: Tourism in a nutshell
64,800 registered bed nights
In January 2019, 64,800 bed nights were recorded in Kittilä (-5.2 %), of which 15,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 49,200 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 10 percent and foreign bed nights decreased four percent. In total, bed nights decreased five percent from last year's January.
47,100 nights (-11.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 17,800 nights (+15.9 %) by business visitors.
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
Bed nights by country of arrival
Market share 4.2 percent
Total of 1.5 million bed nights (+1.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 869,000 nights (+1.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 675,000 nights (+0.5 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Kittilä out of total bed nights was 4.2 % (-0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.8 % and foreign bed nights 7.3 %.
15,100 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased less than one percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 37.1 percent were domestic, and 62.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kittilä on average 2.8 nights (-0.1) and foreigners 5.2 nights (-0.39).
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.
26,800 air travelers
The airport received a total of 26,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased one percent.
Of local passengers, 51.1 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 48.9 %.
In addition, there were 31,700 passengers departing the airport (+2.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 58,500.
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 3.7 million euro
Total accommodation sales in January were 3.7 million euro (+198,000). The share of Airbnb was 6.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 3.5 million euro (+134,000) and Airbnb sales 231,000 euro (+64,500).
|Adr (Airbnb)||380 €||3.8 %|
|Adr (Registered)||116 €||3.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||85 €||4.8 %|
|Revpar (Airbnb)||76 €||-1.2 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||54 €||9.7 %|
Tax free sales -37.2 %
Tax free sales decreased 37 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -41.8 %, Chinese +34.6 %, Japanese +445.3 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
20 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,300 rooms (-1)
4,200 beds (+9)
Room utilization 73.3 % (+0.7)
Unsold rooms 340
115 apartments (+35)
6.0 private rooms (-5)
2.0 shared rooms (-5)
Apartment utilization 23.9 % (-21)
Unsold apartments 87