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Accommodation and Travel Stats


North Karelia, July 2022

North Karelia: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 56,900
5 %
icon: finland 52,300
11 %
icon: foreign 4,600
361 %
icon: star 30,500
7 %
icon: finland 28,700
11 %
icon: foreign 1,800
306 %
Average prices:
Night
54.80 €
9.10 €
Room
111.40 €
4.00 €
RevPAR
59.60 €
0.80 €
icon: establishment 62
3 %
icon: room 1,700
18 %
icon: bed 4,700
15 %
icon: room 54 %
2 %
icon: bed 36 %
4 %
icon: temperature 17.8 °C
1.8 °C
icon: rainfall 111 mm
64 mm

56,900 registered bed nights (June)

In June 2022, 56,900 registered bed nights were recorded in North Karelia (-5.3 %), of which 52,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 11 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 360 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased five percent from last year's June.

42,600 nights (-15.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 14,300 nights (+48.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and June, 184,000 registered bed nights (+14.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 15,200 (+351.6 %) for foreigners in North Karelia, in total 199,000 (+21.0 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.7 percent (June)

Total of 2.1 million registered bed nights (+24.5 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (+8.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 367,000 nights (+357.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of North Karelia out of total registered bed nights was 2.7 % (-0.8 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.9 % and foreign bed nights 1.2 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

30,500 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (June)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased seven percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.2 percent were domestic, and 5.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in North Karelia on average 1.8 nights (-0.01) and foreigners 2.6 nights (+0.31).

890 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 890 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 300 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.9 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.1 %.

In addition, there were 970 passengers departing the airport (+349.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,900 (+322.5 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Joensuu)

Arriving passengers from (Joensuu)

Passengers on transfers from (Joensuu)

Departing passengers to (Joensuu)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 29 percent (June)

A total of 37,200 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 17,300 (+110.9 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 11,200 (+27.6 %)
  • Imatra: 320 (-90.1 %)
  • Niirala: 6,400 (+5.8 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (+5.9 %)
  • Kuusamo: 24 (+14.3 %)
  • Salla: 195 (+146.8 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 66 (+26.9 %)

Russian visa applications increased 330 percent (June)

There was a total of 12,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 4.0 million euro (June)

Total accommodation sales in June were 4.0 million euro (+334,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 22.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 3.1 million euro (+371,000) and non-registered sales 914,000 euro (-37,100).

Total January-June sales were 16.9 million euro and they increased 3.9 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2022
Amount
Change jan-June 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 138 € -0.9 % 140 € 1.9 %
Adr (Registered) 111 € 3.7 % 110 € 6.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 90 € 8.4 % 81 € 3.6 %
Revpar (Registered) 60 € 1.4 % 47 € 24.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 55 € 19.9 % 64 € 21.4 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (June)

Registered Accommodation

62 accommodation establishments (+2)
1,700 rooms (+260)
4,700 beds (+610)

Room utilization 53.5 % (-1.2)
Unsold rooms 790
Bed utilization 36.5 % (-1.6)

Airbnb and Vrbo

500 accommodation establishments (-28)
440 apartments (-38)
910 rooms (-58)

Apartment utilization 65.2 % (+5.9)
Unsold apartments 154

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "north karelia + keyword"

Google searches for "north karelia" by search region

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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