Joensuu Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2022

Joensuu Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (March)
icon: star 19,700
88 %
icon: finland 16,200
61 %
icon: foreign 3,400
908 %
Top 3:
Germany
600
453 %
France
440
5,462 %
Norway
200
Visitors icon
Visitors (March)
icon: star 9,900
92 %
icon: finland 9,000
78 %
icon: foreign 900
776 %
Top 3:
Germany
178
1,087 %
France
113
2,725 %
United Kingdom
61
1,425 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (March)
icon: star 1.6 mill. €
141 %
Average prices:
Night
81.70 €
17.90 €
Room
110.60 €
6.40 €
RevPAR
54.80 €
16.50 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (March)
icon: establishment 21
11 %
icon: room 900
53 %
icon: bed 2,200
36 %
utilization icon
Utilization (March)
icon: room 50 %
35 %
icon: bed 28 %
25 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 1.0 °C
1.4 °C
icon: rainfall 27 mm
7 mm

Registered bed nights increased 88 percent (March)

In March 2022, 19,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Joensuu Region (+88.3 %), of which 16,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 61 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 910 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 88 percent from last year's March.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (600 nights).

10,000 nights (+61.4 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,600 nights (+127.9 %) by business visitors.

Between January and March, 37,200 registered bed nights (+43.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 5,400 (+405.2 %) for foreigners in Joensuu Region, in total 42,600 (+57.9 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.1 percent (March)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+105.0 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (+70.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 377,000 nights (+699.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.1 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.2 % and foreign bed nights 0.9 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

9,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (March)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 92 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 90.9 percent were domestic, and 9.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu Region on average 1.8 nights (-0.19) and foreigners 3.8 nights (+0.5).

770 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 770 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 1,200 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.5 %.

In addition, there were 780 passengers departing the airport (+1,709.3 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,500 (+1,432.7 %).

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 19 percent

A total of 31,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 75.5 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 14,100 (+105.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,800 (+18.0 %)
  • Imatra: 760 (-78.8 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 4.0 (-33.3 %)
  • Niirala: 5,400 (+2.0 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (+8.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-74.1 %)
  • Salla: 173 (+174.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 83 (+144.1 %)

Russian visa applications increased 800 percent (February)

There was a total of 7,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 116 € -7.4 % 106 € -4.3 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 66 € 8.1 % 54 € -8.9 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Airbnb and Vrbo

220 accommodation establishments (-25)
186 apartments (-30)
350 rooms (-45)

Apartment utilization 56.3 % (+7.8)
Unsold apartments 81

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

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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