Tahko
Accommodation and Travel Stats

October 2019

Tahko: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 4,500
17 %
icon: finland 4,400
16 %
icon: foreign 100
178 %
Top 3:
Russia
24
29 %
Latvia
22
Iceland
12
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 2,500
25 %
icon: finland 2,500
25 %
icon: foreign 30
50 %
Top 3:
Russia
12
33 %
Latvia
4.0
Italy
2.0
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 181,000 €
25 %
Average prices:
Night
40.80 €
2.60 €
Room
88.80 €
3.00 €
RevPAR
13.90 €
1.10 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 8.0
0 %
icon: room 400
1 %
icon: bed 1,500
2 %

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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased 17 percent

In October 2019, 4,500 bed nights were recorded in Tahko (+17.3 %), of which 4,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 16 percent and foreign bed nights increased 178 percent. In total, bed nights increased 17 percent from last year's October.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (24 nights).

3,400 nights (+11.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,000 nights (+41.2 %) by business visitors.

Between January and October, 91,100 bed nights (-4.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 14,100 (-10.8 %) for foreigners in Tahko, in total 105,000 (-5.3 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.3 percent

Total of 1.7 million bed nights (+7.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+5.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 436,000 nights (+12.5 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Tahko out of total bed nights was 0.3 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.4 % and foreign bed nights 0.0 %.

2,500 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 25 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.8 percent were domestic, and 1.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Tahko on average 1.7 nights (-0.14) and foreigners 3.3 nights (+1.5).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 14 percent

A total of 275,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 91.4 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 73,900 (+9.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 116,000 (+20.2 %)
  • Imatra: 46,200 (+12.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 14,700 (+24.7 %)
  • Niirala: 22,700 (+13.2 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (+2.0 %)
  • Kuusamo: 460 (+32.6 %)
  • Salla: 2,700 (+6.4 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 2,600 (+18.0 %)

Russian visa applications increased 41 percent

There was a total of 64,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 181,000 euro

Registered accommodation sales in October were 181,000 euro (+36,400).

Registered January-October sales were 4.9 million euro and they increased 349,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2019
Amount
Change jan-October 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 89 € -3.2 % 114 € 5.9 %
Bed Night (Registered) 41 € 6.7 % 47 € 13.6 %
Revpar (Registered) 14 € 8.6 % 39 € 8.3 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

8.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
400 rooms (-6)
1,500 beds (+27)

Room utilization 15.6 % (+1.7)
Unsold rooms 330

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "tahko + keyword"

Google searches for "tahko" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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

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