Accommodation and Travel Stats
Turku: Tourism in a nutshell
45,000 registered bed nights
In September 2020, 45,000 bed nights were recorded in Turku (-30.8 %), of which 41,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,400 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased nine percent and foreign bed nights decreased 82 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 31 percent from last year's September.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (660 nights).
29,000 nights (-15.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 16,000 nights (-48.1 %) by business visitors.
Between January and September, 388,000 bed nights (-24.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 35,300 (-74.5 %) for foreigners in Turku, in total 423,000 (-35.3 %) 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
27,800 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 23 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 95.6 percent were domestic, and 4.4 percent were from foreign countries.
During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Turku on average 1.6 nights (+0.01) and foreigners 2.8 nights (+0.04).
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.
1,700 air travelers
The airport received a total of 1,700 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 92 percent.
Of local passengers, 83.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 16.8 %.
In addition, there were 1,800 passengers departing the airport (-92.1 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 3,600 (-92.3 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
24,700 passengers by ferries
There were 24,700 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port decreased 73 percent. The number of departing passengers was 24,000 (-72.9 %). Most arrivals were from Sweden (24,700 arrivals).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Foreign visitors and their consumption
The number of foreign visitors in September was 3,600 (-82.6 %). Out of them 1,300 were on a daytrip and 2,300 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and September was 60,200 (-73.2 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Turku in September was 531,000 euro (148 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 468,000 euro and day visitors 63,700 euro. Between January and September the consumption was 8.7 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
Accommodation sales 2.8 million euro
Total accommodation sales in September were 2.8 million euro (-2.3 million). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 8.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.5 million euro (-2.2 million) and non-registered sales 246,000 euro (-255,000).
Total January-September sales were 27.5 million euro and they decreased 16.6 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||87 €||-12.3 %||101 €||1.0 %|
|Adr (Non-Registered)||80 €||-16.6 %||97 €||5.4 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||55 €||-23.2 %||56 €||-9.0 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||43 €||-40.2 %||54 €||-9.8 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||39 €||-48.4 %||50 €||-25.3 %|
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
23 accommodation establishments (+1)
2,200 rooms (+93)
4,300 beds (+200)
Room utilization 44.4 % (-31)
Unsold rooms 1,200
Bed utilization 34.9 % (-18)
Airbnb and Vrbo
370 accommodation establishments (-36)
330 apartments (-5)
480 rooms (-53)
Apartment utilization 53.4 % (-21)
Unsold apartments 155
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "turku"
Global Google searches for "turku + keyword"
Google searches for "turku" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in September was 8.31/10 (-0.05).