Kuopio
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2020

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Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 47,800
9 %
icon: finland 46,400
3 %
icon: foreign 1,400
80 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 29,800
10 %
icon: finland 29,100
0 %
icon: foreign 720
82 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.3 mill. €
15 %
Average prices:
Night
48.90 €
3.80 €
Room
107.30 €
3.10 €
RevPAR
49.10 €
7.70 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 23
0 %
icon: room 1,600
2 %
icon: bed 4,100
3 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 46 %
16 %
icon: bed 33 %
8 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 15.7 °C
0.2 °C
icon: rainfall 37 mm
3 mm

47,800 registered bed nights

In August 2020, 47,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (-8.5 %), of which 46,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased three percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 80 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased nine percent from last year's August.

37,700 nights (-10.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,100 nights (-2.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 281,000 registered bed nights (-19.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 19,300 (-59.6 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 301,000 (-24.4 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.9 percent

Total of 1.7 million registered bed nights (-30.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.5 million nights (-6.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 149,000 nights (-81.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kuopio out of total registered bed nights was 2.9 % (+0.7 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.1 % and foreign bed nights 0.9 %.

Registered bed nights comparison between regions

29,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.6 percent were domestic, and 2.4 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.6 nights (+0.05) and foreigners 1.9 nights (+0.11).

1,800 air travelers

The airport received a total of 1,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 76 percent.

Of local passengers, 2.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 97.8 %.

In addition, there were 2,100 passengers departing the airport (-74.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 3,900 (-74.9 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

24,600 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 24,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,000 (-93.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,600 (-95.3 %)
  • Imatra: 2,900 (-95.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 5,300 (-80.8 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-81.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 61 (-89.1 %)
  • Salla: 88 (-96.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.1 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent

There was a total of 640 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 49.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 3.1 million euro

Total accommodation sales in August were 3.1 million euro (-200,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 25.4 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.3 million euro (-419,000) and non-registered sales 795,000 euro (+219,000).

Total January-August sales were 21.2 million euro and they decreased 4.6 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2020
Amount
Change jan-August 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 146 € 24.6 % 154 € 24.3 %
Adr (Registered) 107 € 3.0 % 110 € 1.0 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 95 € 23.8 % 93 € 28.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 49 € -13.6 % 47 € -27.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 49 € -7.3 % 51 € -8.5 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

23 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,600 rooms (-33)
4,100 beds (-115)

Room utilization 45.8 % (-8.8)
Unsold rooms 850
Bed utilization 33.4 % (-3.1)

Airbnb and Vrbo

390 accommodation establishments (+38)
360 apartments (+42)
760 rooms (+79)

Apartment utilization 64.8 % (-0.4)
Unsold apartments 128

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "kuopio + keyword"

Google searches for "kuopio" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

Accommodation customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in August was 8.38/10 (+0.08).

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

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Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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