Turku
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

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 trends.

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 71,400
29 %
icon: finland 49,300
13 %
icon: foreign 22,100
88 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 37,300
6 %
icon: finland 31,900
6 %
icon: foreign 5,400
2 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 4.8 mill.
34 %
Average prices:
Night
67.60 €
2.50 €
Room
102.10 €
9.30 €
RevPAR
78.00 €
19.50 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 22
10 %
icon: room 2,100
1 %
icon: bed 4,100
1 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.3 °C
3.1 °C
icon: rain 106 mm
39 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased 29 percent (November)

In November 2019, 71,400 bed nights were recorded in Turku (+28.9 %), of which 49,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 22,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and foreign bed nights increased 88 percent. In total, bed nights increased 29 percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 614,000 bed nights (+4.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 184,000 (+18.2 %) for foreigners in Turku, in total 799,000 (+7.4 %) nights.

36,400 nights (+11.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 35,000 nights (+53.3 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 4.6 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Turku out of total bed nights was 4.6 % (+0.9 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 4.5 % and foreign bed nights 4.9 %.

37,300 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased six percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 85.5 percent were domestic, and 14.5 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Turku on average 1.5 nights (+0.09) and foreigners 4.1 nights (+1.9).

5,300 international congress guests in 2018

The number of international congress quests increased five percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 57 congresses organized (+10) in 2018.

18,700 air travelers (November)

The airport received a total of 18,700 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 16 percent.

Of local passengers, 76.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 23.8 %.

In addition, there were 19,200 passengers departing the airport (+13.4 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 37,900.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

114,000 passengers by ferries (October)

There were 114,000 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased less than one percent. The number of departing passengers was 110,000 (-0.9 %).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 5.2 million euro (November)

Total accommodation sales in November were 5.2 million euro (+1.4 million). The share of Airbnb was 7.9 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 4.8 million euro (+1.2 million) and Airbnb sales 382,000 euro (+200,000).

Total January-November sales were 53.5 million euro and they increased 6.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2019
Amount
Change jan-November 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 102 € 10.0 %  98 € 3.5 %
Adr (Airbnb) 87 € 19.8 %  84 € 6.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 78 € 33.3 %  68 € 14.4 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 68 € 3.8 % 62 € 4.0 %
Revpar (Airbnb) 59 € 40.0 %  55 € 14.7 % 

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

Registered Accommodation

22 accommodation establishments (+2)
2,100 rooms (+24)
4,100 beds (+43)

Room utilization 76.4 % (+13)
Unsold rooms 490

Airbnb

340 apartments (+105)
49 private rooms (-11)
5.0 shared rooms (-6)

Apartment utilization 68.0 % (+9.8)
Unsold apartments 109

Registered room utilization

Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Statistics Finland

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