Joensuu Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

September 2021

Joensuu Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (August)
icon: star 28,000
4 %
icon: finland 25,800
3 %
icon: foreign 2,200
20 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (August)
icon: star 16,800
2 %
icon: finland 15,700
0 %
icon: foreign 1,100
62 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (August)
icon: star 1.7 mill. €
26 %
Average prices:
Night
61.10 €
10.50 €
Room
108.40 €
12.80 €
RevPAR
68.50 €
21.20 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (August)
icon: establishment 25
7 %
icon: room 760
18 %
icon: bed 2,000
15 %
utilization icon
Utilization (August)
icon: room 63 %
28 %
icon: bed 45 %
21 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 7.3 °C
2.3 °C
icon: rainfall 47 mm
50 mm

Registered bed nights increased four percent (August)

In August 2021, 28,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Joensuu Region (+4.4 %), of which 25,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,200 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased three percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 20 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased four percent from last year's August.

19,200 nights (-2.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,800 nights (+23.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 136,000 registered bed nights (+2.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 5,900 (-60.5 %) for foreigners in Joensuu Region, in total 142,000 (-3.9 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.4 percent (August)

Total of 2.1 million registered bed nights (+23.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (+17.9 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 264,000 nights (+77.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.4 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.4 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

Registered bed nights comparison between regions

16,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 93.4 percent were domestic, and 6.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu Region on average 1.6 nights (+0.06) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-0.7).

630 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 630 passengers.

Of local passengers, 0.6 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.4 %.

In addition, there were 720 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,300.

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 40 percent

A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
  • Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
  • Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
  • Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
  • Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 290 percent (August)

There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
September 2021
Amount
Change jan-September 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 114 € -9.1 % 114 € -20.1 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 62 € -26.7 % 66 € -25.7 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Airbnb and Vrbo

230 accommodation establishments (-28)
200 apartments (-24)
360 rooms (-58)

Apartment utilization 53.9 % (-13)
Unsold apartments 93

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "joensuu region + keyword"

Google searches for "joensuu region" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

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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