Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kuusamo: Tourism in a nutshell
29,200 registered bed nights
In August 2019, 29,200 bed nights were recorded in Kuusamo (-5.4 %), of which 25,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased four percent and foreign bed nights decreased 13 percent. In total, bed nights decreased five percent from last year's August.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (830 nights).
25,100 nights (-9.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,100 nights (+31.1 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 311,000 bed nights (-0.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 91,900 (+2.2 %) for foreigners in Kuusamo, in total 403,000 (+0.1 %) 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
13,800 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased six percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 84.9 percent were domestic, and 15.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kuusamo on average 2.2 nights (+0.04) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.11).
830 air travelers
The airport received a total of 830 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 51 percent.
Of local passengers, 0.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.4 %.
In addition, there were 880 passengers departing the airport (-51.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,700 (-51.4 %).
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 994,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in August were 994,000 euro (+130,000).
Registered January-August sales were 15.1 million euro and they increased 2.3 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||75 €||29.6 %||104 €||20.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||34 €||21.7 %||38 €||17.8 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||25 €||35.2 %||49 €||29.7 %|
Tax free sales -27.2 %
Tax free sales decreased 27 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -27.7 %, Chinese -100.0 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
36 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,300 rooms (-132)
4,700 beds (-360)
Room utilization 33.5 % (+1.4)
Unsold rooms 860
Bed utilization 19.0 % (+0.8)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in August was 8.7/10.
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland
Raportin tarjoavat Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu ry ja Naturpolis Oy