Accommodation and Travel Stats

October 2019


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Maarianhamina: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 8,400
14 %
icon: finland 4,600
4 %
icon: foreign 3,800
24 %
Visitors icon
icon: star 5,200
15 %
icon: finland 2,800
9 %
icon: foreign 2,500
21 %
Capacity icon
icon: establishment 12
8 %
icon: room 640
18 %
icon: bed 1,100
23 %
Weather icon
icon: temperature 6.9 °C

Key indicators

Bed nights



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 and accommodation trends.



8,400 registered bed nights

In October 2019, 8,400 bed nights were recorded in Maarianhamina (-14.2 %), of which 4,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,800 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased four percent and foreign bed nights decreased 24 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 14 percent from last year's October.

6,800 nights (-9.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,600 nights (-30.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and October, 99,800 bed nights (+1.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 88,800 (+0.3 %) for foreigners in Maarianhamina, in total 189,000 (+0.9 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.5 percent

Total of 1.7 million bed nights (+7.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+5.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 436,000 nights (+12.5 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Maarianhamina out of total bed nights was 0.5 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.4 % and foreign bed nights 0.9 %.

5,200 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 15 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 53.1 percent were domestic, and 46.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Maarianhamina on average 1.6 nights (+0.08) and foreigners 1.6 nights (-0.07).

2,100 international congress guests in 2019

The number of international congress quests decreased 13 percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 11 congresses organized (-9.0) in 2019.

2,400 air travelers

The airport received a total of 2,400 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 10 percent.

Of local passengers, 29.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 70.4 %.

In addition, there were 2,200 passengers departing the airport (-20.9 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 4,600 (-15.4 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

99,900 passengers by ferries

There were 99,900 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased one percent. The number of departing passengers was 99,200 (-0.9 %).


Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

12 accommodation establishments (-1)
640 rooms (-142)
1,100 beds (-330)

Room utilization 28.5 % (+3.9)
Unsold rooms 460
Bed utilization 26.7 % (+5.0)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "maarianhamina + keyword"

Google searches for "maarianhamina" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Statistics Finland

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