Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lapland: Tourism in a nutshell
19,000 registered bed nights
In May 2020, 19,000 bed nights were recorded in Lapland (-78.8 %), of which 18,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 740 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 65 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 98 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 79 percent from last year's May.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Latvia (191 nights).
10,300 nights (-75.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,600 nights (-81.8 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 378,000 bed nights (-39.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 705,000 (-18.3 %) for foreigners in Lapland, in total 1.1 million (-27.0 %) 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
6,000 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 84 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 97.4 percent were domestic, and 2.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lapland on average 3.1 nights (+0.93) and foreigners 4.7 nights (+2.0).
1,300 air travelers (Rovaniemi)
The airport received a total of 1,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 92 percent.
Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.
In addition, there were 1,500 passengers departing the airport (-90.8 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,800 (-91.4 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Rovaniemi)
Arriving passengers from (Rovaniemi)
Passengers on transfers from (Rovaniemi)
Departing passengers to (Rovaniemi)
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 796,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in May were 796,000 euro (-4.4 million).
Registered January-May sales were 79.4 million euro and they decreased 19.2 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||72 €||-20.1 %||153 €||10.7 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||42 €||-28.3 %||73 €||10.3 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||5.8 €||-75.3 %||72 €||-1.9 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
105 accommodation establishments (-48)
3,800 rooms (-3,800)
14,300 beds (-9,400)
Room utilization 8.0 % (-18)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 3,500
Bed utilization 3.6 % (-9.4)
Registered room utilization
Website's user sessions by language
Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Statistics Finland
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