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Foreign tourist inflow nears to pre-pandemic level in April

Published : 27 May 2022, 03:48

Updated : 27 May 2022, 03:50

  DF Report
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Overnight stays by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments increased by four times in April this year compared to the stipulated month of the previous year.

The number of overnight stays by non-resident tourists in April 2022 was on the same level as in April 2019 before the coronavirus pandemic, according to Statistics Finland.

A total of 1.38 million overnight stays were recorded for resident tourists and around 0.22 million overnight stays for non-resident tourists in April.

The number of nights spent by resident tourists was 90 per cent higher than in April 2021.

The number of overnight stays by resident tourists exceeded the level prior to the pandemic in all regions.

The number of nights spent by non-resident tourists was nearly 40 per cent lower than in April 2019.

The occupancy rate of hotel rooms was 46 per cent.

The average price of a hotel room was EUR 107, having been EUR 90 one year earlier. The average price of a hotel room was highest in Lapland, EUR 129.