Kuopio
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

Kuopio: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 36,500
6 %
icon: finland 33,400
6 %
icon: foreign 3,200
5 %
Top 3:
Russia
2,000
16 %
Estonia
210
28 %
Germany
117
4 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 21,300
5 %
icon: finland 19,800
4 %
icon: foreign 1,500
10 %
Top 3:
Russia
860
13 %
Estonia
96
24 %
Sweden
75
63 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.0 mill. €
8 %
Average prices:
Night
55.30 €
1.10 €
Room
106.10 €
2.80 €
RevPAR
43.90 €
1.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 20
0 %
icon: room 1,400
9 %
icon: bed 3,800
9 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -1.5 °C
3.5 °C
icon: rainfall 68 mm
32 mm

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

Registered bed nights increased six percent

In December 2019, 36,500 bed nights were recorded in Kuopio (+6.1 %), of which 33,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,200 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased six percent and foreign bed nights increased five percent. In total, bed nights increased six percent from last year's December.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (2,000 nights).

26,800 nights (+6.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,700 nights (+4.9 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 487,000 bed nights (+2.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 57,300 (-3.0 %) for foreigners in Kuopio, in total 544,000 (+2.0 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.1 percent

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+1.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 988,000 nights (+2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 789,000 nights (-0.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kuopio out of total bed nights was 2.1 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.4 % and foreign bed nights 0.4 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

21,300 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased five percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 92.7 percent were domestic, and 7.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuopio on average 1.7 nights (+0.03) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-0.09).

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 36 congresses organized (+3.0) in 2019.

8,800 air travelers

The airport received a total of 8,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased one percent.

Of local passengers, 12.1 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 87.9 %.

In addition, there were 8,300 passengers departing the airport (+0.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 17,100 (+0.5 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased six percent

A total of 311,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 92.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 83,100 (-2.1 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 124,000 (+13.2 %)
  • Imatra: 60,900 (+9.4 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 19,900 (+21.0 %)
  • Niirala: 25,500 (+1.9 %)
  • Vartius: 10,100 (-0.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 740 (+17.2 %)
  • Salla: 3,400 (-7.7 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,200 (-1.4 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 12 percent

There was a total of 56,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 72.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 2.8 million euro

Total accommodation sales in December were 2.8 million euro (+559,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 6.3 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.0 million euro (+155,000) and non-registered sales 175,000 euro (+23,900).

Total January-December sales were 37.7 million euro and they increased 4.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2019
Amount
Change jan-December 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 113 € 2.5 % 100 € -4.3 %
Adr (Registered) 106 € 2.7 % 109 € 7.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 55 € 2.1 % 58 € 8.0 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 44 € -22.6 % 52 € -0.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 44 € -3.2 % 60 € 15.1 %

Tax free sales -30.0 %

Tax free sales decreased 30 percent from the previous year.

(Russians -32.3 %, Chinese -35.6 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

20 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,400 rooms (+115)
3,800 beds (+310)

Room utilization 41.4 % (-2.5)
Unsold rooms 840
Bed utilization 31.0 % (-1.2)

Airbnb and Vrbo

199 accommodation establishments (+44)
170 apartments (+40)
360 rooms (+79)

Apartment utilization 38.8 % (-13)
Unsold apartments 104

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

Hotel customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in December was 8.68/10.

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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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

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