Accommodation and Travel Stats
Sotkamo: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased one percent
In March 2023, 92,500 registered bed nights were recorded in Sotkamo (+1.0 %), of which 90,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,700 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 10 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 80 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased one percent from last year's March.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (340 nights).
80,300 nights (-1.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 12,200 nights (+24.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and March, 219,000 registered bed nights (+7.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 7,100 (-39.5 %) for foreigners in Sotkamo, in total 226,000 (+4.6 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
25,200 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 22 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.9 percent were domestic, and 2.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Sotkamo on average 3.7 nights (-0.69) and foreigners 3.3 nights (-1.8).
Domestic visitor days were 63,000
In March 2023, 63,000 domestic visitor days were recorded in Sotkamo.
Between January and March, 151,000 domestic visitor days were recorded in Sotkamo.
The number of visitor days means the total number of days spent by domestic tourists in the area. The tourist must stay in the area for at least half an hour to be counted. They are also not counted in the statistics if they visit the area regularly.
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
1,900 air travelers (Kajaani)
The airport received a total of 1,900 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased four percent.
Of local passengers, 0.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 100.0 %.
In addition, there were 2,000 passengers departing the airport (+9.9 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 3,900 (+2.6 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kajaani)
Arriving passengers from (Kajaani)
Passengers on transfers from (Kajaani)
Departing passengers to (Kajaani)
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 4.3 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in March were 4.3 million euro (-537,000).
Registered January-March sales were 10.2 million euro and they decreased 275,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||123 €||-7.9 %||116 €||-3.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||98 €||-10.4 %||78 €||-2.9 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||47 €||-11.9 %||45 €||-6.9 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
13 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,300 rooms (+25)
5,500 beds (+54)
Room utilization 79.9 % (-2.2)
Unsold rooms 260
Bed utilization 53.2 % (-0.2)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Finavia, Statistics Finland, Telia