Central Karelia
Accommodation and Travel Stats

February 2021

Central Karelia: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (January)
icon: star 330
81 %
icon: finland 330
48 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (January)
icon: star 127
89 %
icon: finland 127
71 %
Capacity icon
Capacity (January)
icon: establishment 4.0
43 %
icon: room 83
31 %
icon: bed 250
36 %
utilization icon
Utilization (January)
icon: room 0.05
67 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -12.3 °C
9.4 °C
icon: rainfall 44 mm
19 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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

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

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.0 percent (January)

Total of 681,000 bed nights (-59.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 629,000 nights (-34.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 52,000 nights (-92.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Central Karelia out of total bed nights was 0.0 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.1 % and foreign bed nights .

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

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.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2020
Amount
Change
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)

Registered Accommodation

4.0 accommodation establishments (-3)
83 rooms (-38)
250 beds (-138)

Room utilization 4.8 % (-9.9)
Unsold rooms 79

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "central karelia + keyword"

Google searches for "central karelia" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

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