Accommodation and Travel Stats
Sotkamo: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered bed nights increased 11 percent (February)
In February 2020, 88,400 bed nights were recorded in Sotkamo (+10.9 %), of which 85,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 16 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 47 percent. In total, bed nights increased 11 percent from last year's February.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (1,300 nights).
83,300 nights (+12.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,100 nights (-5.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and February, 138,000 bed nights (+16.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 18,300 (-25.5 %) for foreigners in Sotkamo, in total 156,000 (+9.6 %) 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 4.8 percent (February)
Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+7.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+10.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 613,000 nights (+1.9 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Sotkamo out of total bed nights was 4.8 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 6.9 % and foreign bed nights 0.5 %.
22,400 tourists arrived to accommodation (February)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 21 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 97.5 percent were domestic, and 2.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sotkamo on average 3.9 nights (-0.2) and foreigners 5.5 nights (-5.8).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 4.6 million euro (February)
Total accommodation sales in February were 4.6 million euro (+34,900). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 27.3 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 3.6 million euro (-532,000) and Airbnb and HomeAway sales 980,000 euro (+567,000).
Total January-February sales were 8.4 million euro and they increased 531,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Airbnb & Homeaway)||195 €||-12.3 %||210 €||-9.2 %|
|Revpar (Airbnb & Homeaway)||156 €||62.8 %||155 €||29.6 %|
|Adr (Registered)||109 €||-8.6 %||104 €||-3.9 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||85 €||-4.5 %||73 €||0.9 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||41 €||-21.5 %||41 €||-14.5 %|
Tax free sales -10.0 % (January)
Tax free sales decreased 10 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -9.4 %, Chinese -100.0 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (February)
13 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,300 rooms (+27)
5,100 beds (+108)
Room utilization 77.8 % (+3.4)
Unsold rooms 280
Airbnb and HomeAway
240 apartments (+65)
3.0 private rooms (+1)
0.0 shared rooms (+0)
Apartment utilization 80.1 % (+37)
Unsold apartments 48
Registered room utilization
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Sources: Airdna, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Statistics Finland