Accommodation and Travel Stats
Tahko: Tourism in a nutshell
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 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
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
International = International cruise ships
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.
|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
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"
Global Google searches for "tahko + keyword"
Google searches for "tahko" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland