Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuusamo: Tourism in a nutshell
40,600 registered bed nights (November)
In November 2019, 40,600 bed nights were recorded in Kuusamo (-7.8 %), of which 24,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 16,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 10 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 26 percent. In total, bed nights decreased eight percent from last year's November.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (5,100 nights).
Between January and November, 403,000 bed nights (-0.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 113,000 (-3.0 %) for foreigners in Kuusamo, in total 516,000 (-0.9 %) nights.
34,300 nights (-3.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,300 nights (-24.8 %) by business visitors.
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
Market share 2.6 percent (November)
Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Kuusamo out of total bed nights was 2.6 % (-0.4 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.2 % and foreign bed nights 3.6 %.
11,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased three percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 74.5 percent were domestic, and 25.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuusamo on average 2.8 nights (+0.2) and foreigners 5.4 nights (-2.2).
3,000 air travelers (November)
The airport received a total of 3,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased two percent.
Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.
In addition, there were 2,200 passengers departing the airport (-17.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 5,200.
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 1.7 million euro (November)
Registered accommodation sales in November were 1.7 million euro (+233,000).
Registered January-November sales were 19.4 million euro and they increased 3.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||129 €||43.7 %||98 €||27.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||47 €||35.9 %||46 €||31.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||43 €||25.4 %||38 €||19.3 %|
Tax free sales +9.0 % (November)
Tax free sales increased nine percent from the previous year.
(Russians +6.1 %, Chinese +162.6 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (November)
34 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,300 rooms (-148)
4,600 beds (-720)
Room utilization 36.7 % (-2.1)
Unsold rooms 810
Registered room utilization
Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland
Raportin tarjoavat Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu ry ja Naturpolis Oy