Accommodation and Travel Stats
1,100 registered bed nights (March)
In March 2022, 1,100 registered bed nights were recorded in Central Karelia, of which 1,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 32 nights by foreigners.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (20 nights).
Between January and March, 2,100 registered bed nights (+69.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 56 (+330.8 %) for foreigners in Central Karelia, in total 2,100 (+72.7 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (March)
Of all registered arrivals, 99.3 percent were domestic, and 0.7 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Central Karelia on average 1.8 nights and foreigners 8.0 nights.
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 19 percent
A total of 31,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 75.5 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 14,100 (+105.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 8,800 (+18.0 %)
- Imatra: 760 (-78.8 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 4.0 (-33.3 %)
- Niirala: 5,400 (+2.0 %)
- Vartius: 1,900 (+8.2 %)
- Kuusamo: 21 (-74.1 %)
- Salla: 173 (+174.6 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 83 (+144.1 %)
Russian visa applications increased 800 percent (February)
There was a total of 7,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||187 €||-17.3 %||178 €||-1.5 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||88 €||-11.0 %||69 €||-25.9 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
53 accommodation establishments (-27)
51 apartments (-26)
123 rooms (-71)
Apartment utilization 46.4 % (+3.5)
Unsold apartments 27