Kuusamo
Accommodation and Travel Stats

March 2020

Kuusamo: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (February)
icon: star 94,100
26 %
icon: finland 67,100
28 %
icon: foreign 27,000
21 %
Top 3:
United Kingdom
8,800
18 %
Germany
6,100
50 %
Netherlands
5,800
20 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (February)
icon: star 22,000
24 %
icon: finland 16,400
23 %
icon: foreign 5,500
28 %
Top 3:
United Kingdom
1,500
49 %
Germany
1,300
46 %
Netherlands
1,200
22 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (February)
icon: star 4.1 mill.
30 %
Average prices:
Night
43.60 €
1.50 €
Room
131.20 €
4.60 €
RevPAR
92.80 €
6.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (February)
icon: establishment 36
6 %
icon: room 1,500
12 %
icon: bed 5,000
4 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free (January)
icon: star 9 %
Russia
11 %
China
85 %
Japan
516 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -5.1 °C
1.4 °C
icon: rain 30 mm
23 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 trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased 26 percent (February)

In February 2020, 94,100 bed nights were recorded in Kuusamo (+25.7 %), of which 67,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 27,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 28 percent and foreign bed nights increased 21 percent. In total, bed nights increased 26 percent from last year's February.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from United Kingdom (8,800 nights).

85,700 nights (+23.4 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,400 nights (+55.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and February, 97,600 bed nights (+31.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 59,400 (+9.2 %) for foreigners in Kuusamo, in total 157,000 (+22.1 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 5.1 percent (February)

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+7.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+10.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 613,000 nights (+1.9 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kuusamo out of total bed nights was 5.1 % (+0.7 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 5.4 % and foreign bed nights 4.4 %.

22,000 tourists arrived to accommodation (February)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 24 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 74.9 percent were domestic, and 25.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuusamo on average 4.1 nights (+0.16) and foreigners 4.9 nights (-0.29).

5,000 air travelers

The airport received a total of 5,000 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 44 percent.

Of local passengers, 21.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 78.5 %.

In addition, there were 6,300 passengers departing the airport (-32.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 11,200.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 4.1 million euro (February)

Registered accommodation sales in February were 4.1 million euro (+948,000).

Registered January-February sales were 6.6 million euro and they increased 1.6 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
February 2020
Amount
Change jan-February 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 131 € 3.7 % 122 € 8.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 93 € 7.4 % 75 € 14.3 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 44 € 3.5 % 42 € 7.1 %

Tax free sales +9.1 % (January)

Tax free sales increased nine percent from the previous year.

(Russians +11.0 %, Chinese +85.0 %, Japanese +516.4 %)

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (February)

Registered Accommodation

36 accommodation establishments (+2)
1,500 rooms (+155)
5,000 beds (+210)

Room utilization 70.8 % (+2.5)
Unsold rooms 430

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland


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