Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell
32,300 registered bed nights (June)
In June 2020, 32,300 bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (-39.6 %), of which 31,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 680 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 34 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 87 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 40 percent from last year's June.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (110 nights).
25,900 nights (-34.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,400 nights (-53.8 %) by business visitors.
Between January and June, 144,000 bed nights (-37.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 16,300 (-51.3 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 160,000 (-39.6 %) 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
19,400 tourists arrived to accommodation (June)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 40 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.7 percent were domestic, and 1.3 percent were from foreign countries.
During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.6 nights (-0.01) and foreigners 2.7 nights (+1.2).
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.
1,400 air travelers
The airport received a total of 1,400 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 75 percent.
Of local passengers, 1.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 98.3 %.
In addition, there were 1,200 passengers departing the airport (-76.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,600 (-75.8 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
20,300 Russian travelers via eastern border (June)
A total of 20,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 4,800 (-94.3 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,100 (-94.6 %)
- Imatra: 2,300 (-94.9 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,600 (-80.4 %)
- Vartius: 1,500 (-81.7 %)
- Kuusamo: 60 (-88.0 %)
- Salla: 42 (-98.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.0 %)
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.
Accommodation sales 2.3 million euro (June)
Total accommodation sales in June were 2.3 million euro (-1.1 million). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 36.8 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.5 million euro (-1.5 million) and non-registered sales 858,000 euro (+444,000).
Total January-June sales were 13.5 million euro and they decreased 4.7 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||161 €||40.6 %||158 €||22.5 %|
|Adr (Registered)||106 €||-5.0 %||109 €||0.2 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||103 €||76.3 %||90 €||29.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||46 €||-17.9 %||58 €||-4.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||38 €||-39.8 %||39 €||-38.4 %|
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 (June)
22 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,600 rooms (-27)
4,200 beds (-104)
Room utilization 35.4 % (-20)
(for establishments, which were open)
Unsold rooms 1,000
Bed utilization 24.4 % (-14)
Airbnb and HomeAway
380 accommodation establishments (+35)
350 apartments (+29)
770 rooms (+114)
Apartment utilization 64.1 % (+13)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 126
Registered room utilization for establishments, which were open
Website's user sessions by language
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in July was 8.23/10 (-0.19).
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research