Lapland
Accommodation and Travel Stats

July 2020

Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (June)
icon: star 81,200
52 %
icon: finland 77,700
28 %
icon: foreign 3,500
94 %
Top 3:
Norway
1,400
71 %
Estonia
280
34 %
Germany
177
99 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (June)
icon: star 41,800
57 %
icon: finland 39,700
26 %
icon: foreign 2,100
95 %
Top 3:
Norway
1,000
72 %
Estonia
128
51 %
Germany
73
100 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (June)
icon: star 2.6 mill.
60 %
Average prices:
Night
32.30 €
6.80 €
Room
70.70 €
7.70 €
RevPAR
14.50 €
10.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (June)
icon: establishment 172
12 %
icon: room 6,600
24 %
icon: bed 22,300
15 %
Weather icon
Weather (June)
icon: temperature 14.5 °C
1.0 °C
icon: rainfall 60 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

81,200 registered bed nights (June)

In June 2020, 81,200 bed nights were recorded in Lapland (-51.7 %), of which 77,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,500 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 28 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 94 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 52 percent from last year's June.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Norway (1,400 nights).

67,000 nights (-49.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 14,200 nights (-61.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and June, 455,000 bed nights (-37.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 708,000 (-23.2 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 1.2 million (-29.5 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 7.5 percent (June)

Total of 1.1 million bed nights (-52.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.0 million nights (-37.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 44,300 nights (-92.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lapland out of total bed nights was 7.5 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 7.4 % and foreign bed nights 7.9 %.

41,800 tourists arrived to accommodation (June)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 57 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 95.0 percent were domestic, and 5.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 2.0 nights (-0.04) and foreigners 1.7 nights (+0.28).

5,500 air travelers (Rovaniemi)

The airport received a total of 5,500 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 65 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.2 %.

In addition, there were 5,200 passengers departing the airport (-65.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 10,700 (-65.5 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)

Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)

Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)

Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 2.6 million euro (June)

Registered accommodation sales in June were 2.6 million euro (-3.9 million).

Registered January-June sales were 82.0 million euro and they decreased 23.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2020
Amount
Change jan-June 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 71 € -9.8 % 147 € 11.5 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 32 € -17.3 %  70 € 10.7 % 
Revpar (Registered) 14 € -42.2 %  63 € -3.5 %

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (June)

Registered Accommodation

172 accommodation establishments (-24)
6,600 rooms (-2,100)
22,300 beds (-3,900)

Room utilization 20.5 % (-12)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 5,200
Bed utilization 11.3 % (-7.9)

Registered room utilization

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

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