Tahko
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2019

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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.

Tahko: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 12,900
8 %
icon: finland 7,800
5 %
icon: foreign 5,100
11 %
Top 3:
Russia
4,800
14 %
Estonia
109
26 %
Spain
84
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 648,000
5 %
Average prices:
Night
50.20 €
6.30 €
Room
118.30 €
8.50 €
RevPAR
45.90 €
2.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 8.0
0 %
icon: room 400
1 %
icon: bed 1,400
5 %

Temperature

Rainfall

12,900 registered bed nights

In January 2019, 12,900 bed nights were recorded in Tahko (-7.8 %), of which 7,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 5,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased five percent and foreign bed nights decreased 11 percent. In total, bed nights decreased eight percent from last year's January.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (4,800 nights).

11,200 nights (-9.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,700 nights (+7.8 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.8 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 Tahko out of total bed nights was 0.8 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.9 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

4,500 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased one percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 79.2 percent were domestic, and 20.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Tahko on average 2.2 nights (-0.2) and foreigners 5.4 nights (-0.36).

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 648,000 euro

Registered accommodation sales in January were 648,000 euro (+32,900).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 118 € 7.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 50 € 14.3 % 
Revpar (Registered) 46 € 5.6 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

8.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
400 rooms (-2)
1,400 beds (-67)

Room utilization 38.8 % (-0.8)
Unsold rooms 240

Registered room utilization

Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

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