Accommodation and Travel Stats
Central Karelia: Tourism in a nutshell
330 registered bed nights (January)
In January 2021, 330 bed nights were recorded in Central Karelia (-80.7 %), of which 330 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 180 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 48 percent and foreign bed nights increased six percent. In total, bed nights decreased 81 percent from last year's January.
250 nights (-78.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 80 nights (-85.5 %) by business visitors.
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
Bed nights comparison between regions
127 tourists arrived to accommodation (January)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 89 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 100.0 percent were domestic, and 15.4 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Central Karelia on average 2.6 nights (+1.1) and foreigners 1.6 nights (-1.4).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
23,500 Russian travelers via eastern border (January)
A total of 23,500 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 6,800 (-92.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,100 (-94.3 %)
- Imatra: 3,300 (-94.1 %)
- Niirala: 4,700 (-81.6 %)
- Vartius: 1,600 (-82.4 %)
- Kuusamo: 88 (-87.7 %)
- Salla: 82 (-98.0 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 31 (-99.0 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent (January)
There was a total of 420 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 51.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
|Adr (Registered)||108 €||41.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||36 €||-28.4 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||16 €||33.7 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (January)
4.0 accommodation establishments (-3)
83 rooms (-38)
250 beds (-138)
Room utilization 4.8 % (-9.9)
Unsold rooms 79