Turku
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2019

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Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 87,100
3 %
icon: finland 68,800
4 %
icon: foreign 18,400
1 %
Top 3:
Germany
3,400
31 %
Sweden
2,500
6 %
Russia
1,200
11 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 51,700
6 %
icon: finland 42,400
9 %
icon: foreign 9,300
7 %
Top 3:
Sweden
1,700
4 %
Germany
1,600
10 %
Russia
580
12 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 5.4 mill.
4 %
Average prices:
Night
62.40 €
0.50 €
Room
104.40 €
0.20 €
RevPAR
79.10 €
6.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 24
4 %
icon: room 2,100
5 %
icon: bed 4,300
4 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 21 %
China
26 %
Russia
15 %
Japan
413 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 17.6 °C
3.0 °C
icon: rainfall 18 mm
1 mm

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.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased three percent

In June 2019, 87,100 bed nights were recorded in Turku (+3.4 %), of which 68,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 18,400 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased four percent and foreign bed nights increased one percent. In total, bed nights increased three percent from last year's June.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (3,400 nights).

66,500 nights (+16.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 20,700 nights (-24.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and June, 293,000 bed nights (+4.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 70,900 (-2.7 %) for foreigners in Turku, in total 364,000 (+2.6 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.8 percent

Total of 2.3 million bed nights (+6.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.7 million nights (+7.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 608,000 nights (+3.8 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Turku out of total bed nights was 3.8 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 4.1 % and foreign bed nights 3.0 %.

51,700 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased six percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 81.9 percent were domestic, and 18.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Turku on average 1.6 nights (-0.08) and foreigners 2.0 nights (+0.14).

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.

19,300 air travelers

The airport received a total of 19,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 29 percent.

Of local passengers, 76.4 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 23.6 %.

In addition, there were 20,100 passengers departing the airport (+32.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 39,400 (+30.8 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

136,000 passengers by ferries

There were 136,000 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased less than one percent. The number of departing passengers was 129,000 (-0.3 %). Most arrivals were from Sweden (136,000 arrivals).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 5.9 million euro

Total accommodation sales in June were 5.9 million euro (+267,000).

Total January-June sales were 24.4 million euro and they increased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2019
Amount
Change jan-June 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 104 € -0.2 % 96 € 1.6 %
Adr (Non-Registered) 94 € 8.3 % 88 € 5.6 %
Revpar (Registered) 79 € 9.5 % 58 € 5.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 62 € 0.8 % 62 € 1.7 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 62 € 20.1 %  51 € 8.7 %

Tax free sales +21.3 %

Tax free sales increased 21 percent from the previous year.

(Russians +15.2 %, Chinese +25.9 %, Japanese +412.9 %)

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

24 accommodation establishments (+1)
2,100 rooms (-122)
4,300 beds (-199)

Room utilization 75.8 % (+6.7)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 510
Bed utilization 64.1 % (+4.3)

Airbnb and HomeAway

450 accommodation establishments (-27)
370 apartments (-36)
610 rooms (-3)

Apartment utilization 65.8 % (+6.5)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 127

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in June was 8.3/10.

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Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Global Blue, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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