Lovisa Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
3,800 bed nights in paid accommodation (April)
Total of 3,800 bed nights (+28.1 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Lovisa Region in April 2023. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 55 % and non-registered 45 %.
Between January and April, the number of paid bed nights was 12,800 (+11.0 %). Share of registered was 57 % and non-registered 43 %.
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. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
Registered bed nights increased seven percent (April)
In April 2023, 2,100 registered bed nights were recorded in Lovisa Region (+7.1 %), of which 2,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 140 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased three percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 115 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased seven percent from last year's April.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (60 nights).
870 nights (-31.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,300 nights (+73.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 6,000 registered bed nights (-16.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,300 (+818.6 %) for foreigners in Lovisa Region, in total 7,400 (+0.1 %) 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
610 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (April)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 30 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 88.1 percent were domestic, and 11.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lovisa Region on average 3.7 nights (-0.62) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.76).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 10 percent (April)
A total of 34,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 82.1 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 18,900 (+34.5 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,900 (-21.8 %)
- Imatra: 2,400 (+220.1 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 2.0 (-50.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,300 (-21.2 %)
- Vartius: 1,600 (-14.4 %)
- Kuusamo: 18 (-14.3 %)
- Salla: 169 (-2.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 69 (-16.9 %)
Accommodation sales 220,000 euro (April)
Total accommodation sales in April were 220,000 euro (+80,100). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 32.4 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 149,000 euro (+38,300) and non-registered sales 71,100 euro (+41,700).
Total January-April sales were 703,000 euro and they increased 182,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||157 €||36.2 %||150 €||37.5 %|
|Adr (Registered)||111 €||25.0 %||102 €||16.9 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||85 €||98.2 %||73 €||67.7 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||70 €||25.8 %||68 €||18.8 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||16 €||6.8 %||25 €||67.3 %|
Average prices (Loviisa)
|Adr (Non-Registered)||142 €||21.4 %||137 €||25.4 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||80 €||75.8 %||67 €||46.8 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (April)
8.0 accommodation establishments (+1)
173 rooms (-36)
380 beds (-28)
Room utilization 14.6 % (-2.5)
Unsold rooms 148
Airbnb and Vrbo
66 accommodation establishments (+21)
49 apartments (+17)
124 rooms (+44)
Apartment utilization 54.5 % (+18)
Unsold apartments 22
Capacity & Utilization (April, Loviisa)
Airbnb and Vrbo
57 accommodation establishments (+19)
41 apartments (+15)
96 rooms (+32)
Apartment utilization 56.1 % (+17)
Unsold apartments 18
Registered room utilization for establishments
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Sources: Airdna, Finnish Border Guard, Statistics Finland, Tak Research
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