Accommodation and Travel Stats
Sodankylä: Tourism in a nutshell
27,200 registered bed nights
In February 2020, 27,200 bed nights were recorded in Sodankylä (-12.9 %), of which 6,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 20,700 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased nine percent and foreign bed nights decreased 18 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 13 percent from last year's February.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from France (4,300 nights).
16,900 nights (-27.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,300 nights (+31.0 %) by business visitors.
Between January and February, 11,700 bed nights (+4.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 40,400 (-17.6 %) for foreigners in Sodankylä, in total 52,100 (-13.5 %) 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
9,800 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 14 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 23.5 percent were domestic, and 76.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sodankylä on average 2.8 nights (-0.93) and foreigners 2.8 nights (+0.19).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 3.2 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in February were 3.2 million euro (-264,000).
Registered January-February sales were 6.8 million euro and they decreased 251,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||240 €||9.0 %||260 €||14.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||143 €||-14.2 %||148 €||-8.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||117 €||6.0 %||130 €||11.5 %|
Tax free sales +11.8 % (January)
Tax free sales increased 12 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +8.9 %, Chinese -100.0 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
12 accommodation establishments (+0)
760 rooms (+32)
2,500 beds (+46)
Room utilization 59.9 % (-16)
Unsold rooms 300
Bed utilization 37.8 % (-8.1)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "sodankylä"
Global Google searches for "sodankylä + keyword"
Google searches for "sodankylä" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland