Tahko
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

Tahko: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 11,500
11 %
icon: finland 10,500
11 %
icon: foreign 1,000
3 %
Top 3:
Russia
760
18 %
Estonia
139
58 %
France
54
17 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 4,600
10 %
icon: finland 4,200
10 %
icon: foreign 400
17 %
Top 3:
Russia
300
19 %
Estonia
62
195 %
France
6.0
25 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 545,000 €
25 %
Average prices:
Night
47.40 €
5.50 €
Room
136.30 €
12.30 €
RevPAR
45.80 €
7.50 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 7.0
0 %
icon: room 360
0 %
icon: bed 1,400
5 %

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 11 percent

In December 2019, 11,500 bed nights were recorded in Tahko (+10.6 %), of which 10,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 11 percent and foreign bed nights increased three percent. In total, bed nights increased 11 percent from last year's December.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (760 nights).

9,400 nights (-0.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,100 nights (+107.8 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 104,000 bed nights (-3.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 15,200 (-9.8 %) for foreigners in Tahko, in total 119,000 (-4.5 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.6 percent

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+1.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 988,000 nights (+2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 789,000 nights (-0.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Tahko out of total bed nights was 0.6 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.1 % and foreign bed nights 0.1 %.

4,600 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 91.2 percent were domestic, and 8.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Tahko on average 2.5 nights (+0.04) and foreigners 2.6 nights (-0.36).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased six percent

A total of 311,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 92.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 83,100 (-2.1 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 124,000 (+13.2 %)
  • Imatra: 60,900 (+9.4 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 19,900 (+21.0 %)
  • Niirala: 25,500 (+1.9 %)
  • Vartius: 10,100 (-0.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 740 (+17.2 %)
  • Salla: 3,400 (-7.7 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,200 (-1.4 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 12 percent

There was a total of 56,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 72.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 545,000 euro

Registered accommodation sales in December were 545,000 euro (+110,000).

Registered January-December sales were 5.6 million euro and they increased 507,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2019
Amount
Change jan-December 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 136 € 9.9 % 118 € 8.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 47 € 13.2 % 47 € 15.0 %
Revpar (Registered) 46 € 19.5 % 38 € 10.4 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

7.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
360 rooms (-1)
1,400 beds (+66)

Room utilization 33.6 % (+2.7)
Unsold rooms 240

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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