Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2021


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Maarianhamina: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 5,000
147 %
icon: finland 3,500
152 %
icon: foreign 1,500
137 %
Top 3:
136 %
United Kingdom
icon: star 2,900
229 %
icon: finland 2,000
176 %
icon: foreign 930
458 %
Top 3:
457 %
United Kingdom
icon: establishment 10
67 %
icon: room 520
55 %
icon: bed 1,400
79 %
icon: temperature -1.6 °C
5.5 °C

Registered bed nights increased 147 percent

In December 2021, 5,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Maarianhamina (+147.3 %), of which 3,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,500 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 152 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 137 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 147 percent from last year's December.

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

3,800 nights (+295.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,200 nights (+14.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 120,000 registered bed nights (+69.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 28,100 (+119.7 %) for foreigners in Maarianhamina, in total 148,000 (+77.5 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.3 percent

Total of 1.6 million registered bed nights (+109.8 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.0 million nights (+44.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 593,000 nights (+823.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Maarianhamina out of total registered bed nights was 0.3 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.3 % and foreign bed nights 0.3 %.

2,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 230 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 67.8 percent were domestic, and 32.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Maarianhamina on average 1.8 nights (-0.17) and foreigners 1.7 nights (-2.2).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

890 air travelers

The airport received a total of 890 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 59 percent.

Of local passengers, 26.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 74.0 %.

In addition, there were 860 passengers departing the airport (+78.6 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,800 (+68.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

36,400 passengers by ferries

There were 36,400 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased 340 percent. The number of departing passengers was 35,400 (+445.9 %). Most arrivals were from Sweden (35,300 arrivals).


Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

10 accommodation establishments (+4)
520 rooms (+187)
1,400 beds (+610)

Room utilization 26.6 % (+5.2)
Unsold rooms 390
Bed utilization 18.7 % (+5.9)

Registered room utilization for establishments

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.



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

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