Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell
19,700 registered bed nights (November)
In November 2020, 19,700 bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (-40.5 %), of which 19,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 194 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 39 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 85 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 41 percent from last year's November.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (55 nights).
11,500 nights (-35.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,200 nights (-46.0 %) by business visitors.
Between January and November, 365,000 bed nights (-19.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 20,700 (-61.8 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 386,000 (-24.0 %) 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
12,600 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 48 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 99.4 percent were domestic, and 0.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.6 nights (+0.21) and foreigners 2.5 nights (+0.55).
780 air travelers
The airport received a total of 780 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 91 percent.
Of local passengers, 0.3 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.7 %.
In addition, there were 530 passengers departing the airport (-93.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,300 (-92.4 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
25,000 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 25,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 6,400 (-92.3 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,800 (-94.5 %)
- Imatra: 3,500 (-94.3 %)
- Niirala: 5,300 (-79.2 %)
- Vartius: 1,900 (-81.5 %)
- Kuusamo: 111 (-85.0 %)
- Salla: 54 (-98.4 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 35 (-98.9 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent
There was a total of 670 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 48.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||125 €||10.2 %||98 €||-2.7 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||49 €||12.2 %||47 €||-9.9 %|
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 Vrbo
173 accommodation establishments (-26)
143 apartments (-27)
300 rooms (-51)
Apartment utilization 39.5 % (+0.68)
Unsold apartments 87
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kuopio"
Global Google searches for "kuopio + keyword"
Google searches for "kuopio" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in December was 8.34/10 (-0.34).
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