Accommodation and Travel Stats
Tahko: Tourism in a nutshell
7,900 registered bed nights
In April 2019, 7,900 bed nights were recorded in Tahko (-0.3 %), of which 7,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 420 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased four percent and foreign bed nights decreased 43 percent. In total, bed nights decreased less than one percent from last year's April.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (150 nights).
6,700 nights (+6.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,200 nights (-25.8 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 50,900 bed nights (-2.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 10,300 (-17.6 %) for foreigners in Tahko, in total 61,200 (-5.3 %) 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 increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 97.0 percent were domestic, and 3.0 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Tahko on average 2.3 nights (0.0) and foreigners 4.2 nights (+0.01).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased three percent
A total of 249,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 91.4 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 70,600 (-7.4 %)
- Nuijamaa: 99,900 (+11.0 %)
- Imatra: 42,300 (+7.5 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 14,300 (+15.6 %)
- Niirala: 21,300 (+4.5 %)
- Vartius: 8,000 (+5.3 %)
- Kuusamo: 330 (+29.6 %)
- Salla: 2,500 (-25.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,500 (+2.9 %)
Russian visa applications increased 11 percent
There was a total of 76,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 414,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in April were 414,000 euro (+83,100).
Registered January-April sales were 2.9 million euro and they increased 148,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||120 €||20.0 %||126 €||7.3 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||52 €||25.4 %||48 €||11.1 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||37 €||12.9 %||60 €||9.0 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
7.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
360 rooms (-11)
1,400 beds (+9)
Room utilization 30.6 % (-1.9)
Unsold rooms 250
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "tahko"
Global Google searches for "tahko + keyword"
Google searches for "tahko" 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: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland