Savonlinna
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.

Savonlinna: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 14,700
17 %
icon: finland 9,500
31 %
icon: foreign 5,100
1 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 634,000
27 %
Average prices:
Night
43.20 €
3.10 €
Room
76.70 €
1.80 €
RevPAR
25.50 €
2.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 23
10 %
icon: room 750
5 %
icon: bed 2,100
5 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 34 %
Russia
33 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -10.3 °C
5.6 °C
icon: rain 65 mm
18 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased 17 percent

In January 2019, 14,700 bed nights were recorded in Savonlinna (+17.4 %), of which 9,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 5,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 31 percent and foreign bed nights decreased one percent. In total, bed nights increased 17 percent from last year's January.

10,700 nights (+6.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,000 nights (+64.4 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.0 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 Savonlinna out of total bed nights was 1.0 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.1 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

5,900 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 11 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 77.2 percent were domestic, and 22.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Savonlinna on average 2.1 nights (+0.7) and foreigners 3.8 nights (+0.15).

240 air travelers

The airport received a total of 240 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 22 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.

In addition, there were 240 passengers departing the airport (-32.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 470.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

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 863,000 euro

Total accommodation sales in January were 863,000 euro (+300,000). The share of Airbnb was 36.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 634,000 euro (+133,000) and Airbnb sales 229,000 euro (+166,000).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Airbnb) 172 € 35.6 % 
Revpar (Airbnb) 77 € 127.1 % 
Adr (Registered) 77 € 2.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 43 € 7.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 26 € -9.8 %

Tax free sales -33.9 %

Tax free sales decreased 34 percent from the previous year.

(Russians -33.2 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

23 accommodation establishments (+2)
750 rooms (+38)
2,100 beds (+100)

Room utilization 33.2 % (-4.6)
Unsold rooms 500

Airbnb

113 apartments (+17)
8.0 private rooms (+3)
2.0 shared rooms (+1)

Apartment utilization 44.8 % (+18)
Unsold apartments 62

Registered room utilization

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

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