Accommodation and Travel Stats
24,300 registered bed nights (March)
In March 2020, 24,300 bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (-52.4 %), of which 22,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,900 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 51 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 66 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 52 percent from last year's March.
15,600 nights (-54.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,700 nights (-49.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and March, 101,000 bed nights (-16.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 15,100 (-21.5 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 116,000 (-17.3 %) 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
Bed nights by country of arrival
Bed nights comparison between regions
13,300 tourists arrived to accommodation (March)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 54 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 94.1 percent were domestic, and 5.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.8 nights (+0.09) and foreigners 2.4 nights (-0.23).
2,100 international congress guests in 2019
The number of international congress quests increased six percent from the previous year.
There was a total of 35 congresses organized (+2.0) in 2019.
34 air travelers
The airport received a total of 34 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 100 percent.
Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.
In addition, there were 47 passengers departing the airport (-99.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 81.
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
20,100 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 20,100 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 4,300 (-93.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 5,800 (-94.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,500 (-94.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,700 (-78.0 %)
- Vartius: 1,700 (-79.0 %)
- Kuusamo: 77 (-76.5 %)
- Salla: 24 (-99.0 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 17 (-99.3 %)
Russian visa applications increased 29 percent (February)
There was a total of 51,600 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||163 €||26.2 %||147 €||8.3 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||83 €||13.4 %||86 €||17.9 %|
Tax free sales +19.8 % (January)
Tax free sales increased 20 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +19.9 %, Chinese -90.7 %, Japanese -6.3 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and HomeAway
370 accommodation establishments (+92)
350 apartments (+92)
720 rooms (+200)
Apartment utilization 50.8 % (-5.7)
Unsold apartments 171
Registered room utilization
Website's user sessions by language
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in April was 8.53/10 (+0.39).
Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research