Accommodation and Travel Stats
Tahko: Tourism in a nutshell
7,500 registered bed nights
In August 2019, 7,500 bed nights were recorded in Tahko (-14.2 %), of which 6,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 15 percent and foreign bed nights decreased nine percent. In total, bed nights decreased 14 percent from last year's August.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (700 nights).
6,700 nights (-15.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 840 nights (+2.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 81,200 bed nights (-6.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 13,500 (-12.3 %) for foreigners in Tahko, in total 94,700 (-7.2 %) 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
3,400 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 15 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 94.4 percent were domestic, and 5.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Tahko on average 2.0 nights (-0.02) and foreigners 5.6 nights (+1.1).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 13 percent
A total of 348,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 92.3 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 104,000 (+9.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 139,000 (+22.2 %)
- Imatra: 60,400 (+5.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 18,000 (+18.5 %)
- Niirala: 27,600 (+6.7 %)
- Vartius: 9,600 (+7.0 %)
- Kuusamo: 560 (+14.1 %)
- Salla: 2,800 (+0.6 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 3,100 (+32.3 %)
Russian visa applications increased 45 percent
There was a total of 90,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 84.3 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 334,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in August were 334,000 euro (+3,700).
Registered January-August sales were 4.4 million euro and they increased 215,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||100 €||-1.1 %||117 €||6.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||45 €||17.9 %||47 €||13.3 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||25 €||-6.3 %||44 €||6.5 %|
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 (-9)
1,500 beds (+12)
Room utilization 25.3 % (-1.4)
Unsold rooms 300
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland