Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuusamo: Tourism in a nutshell
81,500 registered bed nights
In March 2019, 81,500 bed nights were recorded in Kuusamo (-8.8 %), of which 67,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 14,300 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased nine percent and foreign bed nights decreased 10 percent. In total, bed nights decreased nine percent from last year's March.
73,600 nights (-0.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,900 nights (-48.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and March, 141,000 bed nights (-8.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 68,700 (+2.8 %) for foreigners in Kuusamo, in total 210,000 (-5.2 %) 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
23,000 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 85.0 percent were domestic, and 15.0 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuusamo on average 3.4 nights (+0.05) and foreigners 4.2 nights (+0.15).
8,800 air travelers
The airport received a total of 8,800 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 10 percent.
Of local passengers, 17.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 82.8 %.
In addition, there were 9,300 passengers departing the airport (+2.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 18,100.
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 3.7 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in March were 3.7 million euro (+170,000).
Registered January-March sales were 8.8 million euro and they increased 802,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||136 €||18.3 %||123 €||15.6 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||92 €||14.1 %||74 €||17.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||45 €||14.9 %||42 €||16.1 %|
Tax free sales -67.5 %
Tax free sales decreased 67 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -67.7 %, Chinese -90.6 %, Japanese -100.0 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
34 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,300 rooms (-98)
5,100 beds (-4)
Room utilization 67.5 % (-2.5)
Unsold rooms 430
Registered room utilization
Website's user sessions by language
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in March was 8.68/10.
Sources: Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland
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