Accommodation and Travel Stats
Turku: Tourism in a nutshell
112,000 registered bed nights (July)
In July 2020, 112,000 bed nights were recorded in Turku (-14.9 %), of which 108,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,200 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased two percent and foreign bed nights decreased 81 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 15 percent from last year's July.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (750 nights).
96,600 nights (-10.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 15,100 nights (-35.8 %) by business visitors.
Between January and July, 270,000 bed nights (-33.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 26,900 (-70.9 %) for foreigners in Turku, in total 296,000 (-40.1 %) 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.
Preliminary bed nights
Based on Benchmarking Alliance data, there were 75,300 bed nights in August 2020.
Registered bed nights
Bed nights by country of arrival
76,500 tourists arrived to accommodation (July)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased five percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 97.2 percent were domestic, and 2.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During July, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Turku on average 1.4 nights (-0.16) and foreigners 2.0 nights (+0.23).
7,200 international congress guests in 2019
The number of international congress quests increased 38 percent from the previous year.
There was a total of 52 congresses organized (-5.0) in 2019.
5,200 air travelers
The airport received a total of 5,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 77 percent.
Of local passengers, 88.3 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 11.7 %.
In addition, there were 4,200 passengers departing the airport (-81.9 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 9,400 (-79.6 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
46,400 passengers by ferries (July)
There were 46,400 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port decreased 74 percent. The number of departing passengers was 41,900 (-75.6 %). Most arrivals were from Sweden (38,800 arrivals).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Accommodation sales 6.6 million euro (July)
Total accommodation sales in July were 6.6 million euro (-1.5 million). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 13.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 5.5 million euro (-1.9 million) and non-registered sales 868,000 euro (+144,000).
Total January-July sales were 19.4 million euro and they decreased 13.2 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||130 €||21.4 %||94 €||1.1 %|
|Adr (Registered)||110 €||-4.1 %||102 €||2.6 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||91 €||22.3 %||51 €||-9.9 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||86 €||-11.7 %||49 €||-22.3 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||49 €||-12.9 %||56 €||-7.5 %|
Preliminary accommodation sales
Based on Benchmarking Alliance data, registered accommodation sales were 4.6 million in August 2020.
Tax free sales -18.0 % (January)
Tax free sales decreased 18 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +3.5 %, Chinese -89.5 %, Japanese -6.2 %)
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (July)
24 accommodation establishments (+0)
2,000 rooms (-116)
4,400 beds (-88)
Room utilization 77.9 % (-6.7)
Unsold rooms 450
Bed utilization 79.5 % (-3.1)
Airbnb and HomeAway
460 accommodation establishments (-118)
400 apartments (-71)
610 rooms (-166)
Apartment utilization 70.0 % (+0.49)
Unsold apartments 121
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in August was 7.97/10 (-0.02).