Mikkeli
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2019

Notice

This is a non-premium report and will only show data up to 12 months from now.

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.

Mikkeli: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 12,700
0 %
icon: finland 8,600
6 %
icon: foreign 4,100
18 %
Top 3:
Russia
2,400
10 %
Estonia
480
344 %
Latvia
240
88 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 663,000
8 %
Average prices:
Night
52.30 €
3.80 €
Room
81.40 €
0.60 €
RevPAR
31.50 €
0.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 18
0 %
icon: room 640
3 %
icon: bed 1,600
2 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 40 %
Russia
41 %
China
282 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -9.8 °C
5.1 °C
icon: rain 54 mm
10 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

12,700 registered bed nights

In January 2019, 12,700 bed nights were recorded in Mikkeli (+0.3 %), of which 8,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased six percent and foreign bed nights increased 18 percent. In total, bed nights increased less than one percent from last year's January.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (2,400 nights).

5,400 nights (-12.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,300 nights (+12.0 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.8 percent

Total of 1.5 million bed nights (+1.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 869,000 nights (+1.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 675,000 nights (+0.6 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Mikkeli out of total bed nights was 0.8 % (-0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.0 % and foreign bed nights 0.6 %.

7,000 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased six percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 80.2 percent were domestic, and 19.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Mikkeli on average 1.5 nights (+0.07) and foreigners 2.9 nights (-0.04).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

262,000 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 262,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 80.1 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 70,200 (-12.5 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 81,500 (-1.6 %)
  • Imatra: 43,200 (-5.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 15,100 (+7.4 %)
  • Niirala: 21,400 (-4.0 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (-6.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 640 (+0.5 %)
  • Salla: 3,500 (-18.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 2,800 (-2.9 %)

Russian visa applications increased one percent

There was a total of 34,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.2 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 706,000 euro

Total accommodation sales in January were 706,000 euro (+9,300). The share of Airbnb was 6.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 663,000 euro (+50,100) and Airbnb sales 42,800 euro (-40,800).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb) 104 € -16.3 % 
Adr (Registered) 81 € 0.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 52 € 7.9 %
Revpar (Airbnb) 33 € -4.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 31 € 1.3 %

Tax free sales -40.3 %

Tax free sales decreased 40 percent from the previous year.

(Russians -41.1 %, Chinese +282.1 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (+0)
640 rooms (-22)
1,600 beds (+29)

Room utilization 38.7 % (+0.2)
Unsold rooms 390

Airbnb

65 apartments (-29)
31 private rooms (+22)
1.0 shared rooms (-1)

Apartment utilization 34.6 % (+6.7)
Unsold apartments 42

Registered room utilization

Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

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