Accommodation and Travel Stats
Sodankylä: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered bed nights increased five percent
In March 2019, 28,300 bed nights were recorded in Sodankylä (+4.5 %), of which 10,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 17,700 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased six percent and foreign bed nights increased four percent. In total, bed nights increased five percent from last year's March.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from France (4,500 nights).
21,600 nights (+2.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,700 nights (+13.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and March, 21,800 bed nights (+14.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 66,800 (+9.0 %) for foreigners in Sodankylä, in total 88,600 (+10.2 %) 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
Market share 1.5 percent
Total of 1.9 million bed nights (-2.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.3 million nights (-2.6 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 566,000 nights (-1.4 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Sodankylä out of total bed nights was 1.5 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.8 % and foreign bed nights 3.1 %.
9,700 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 32.3 percent were domestic, and 67.7 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sodankylä on average 3.4 nights (+0.57) and foreigners 2.7 nights (+0.32).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 3.2 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in March were 3.2 million euro.
|Adr (Registered)||220 €||220 €|
|Revpar (Registered)||136 €||153 €|
|Bed Night (Registered)||114 €||€|
Tax free sales -49.8 %
Tax free sales decreased 50 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -52.0 %, Chinese -42.2 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
12 accommodation establishments (+1)
730 rooms (+25)
2,400 beds (+97)
Room utilization 62.3 % (+0.0)
Unsold rooms 280
Registered room utilization
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Sources: Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland