Joensuu Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2021

Joensuu Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (May)
icon: star 13,200
150 %
icon: finland 12,900
159 %
icon: foreign 290
0 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (May)
icon: star 8,300
206 %
icon: finland 8,200
208 %
icon: foreign 147
123 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (May)
icon: star 930,000 €
152 %
Average prices:
Night
70.30 €
0.50 €
Room
101.20 €
4.50 €
RevPAR
48.30 €
22.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (May)
icon: establishment 20
18 %
icon: room 600
54 %
icon: bed 1,600
65 %
utilization icon
Utilization (May)
icon: room 48 %
98 %
icon: bed 29 %
90 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 18.6 °C
1.8 °C
icon: rainfall 54 mm
6 mm

Registered bed nights increased 150 percent (May)

In May 2021, 13,200 registered bed nights were recorded in Joensuu Region (+149.9 %), of which 12,900 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 290 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 159 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased less than one percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 150 percent from last year's May.

7,200 nights (+155.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,100 nights (+143.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 45,600 registered bed nights (-4.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,700 (-85.4 %) for foreigners in Joensuu Region, in total 47,300 (-19.7 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.6 percent (May)

Total of 850,000 registered bed nights (+183.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 779,000 nights (+177.9 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 71,600 nights (+266.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.6 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.7 % and foreign bed nights 0.4 %.

Registered bed nights comparison between regions

8,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (May)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 210 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 98.2 percent were domestic, and 1.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu Region on average 1.6 nights (-0.3) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-2.5).

260 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 260 passengers.

Of local passengers, 6.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 93.8 %.

In addition, there were 230 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 490.

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 43 percent

A total of 29,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 69.4 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 8,200 (+70.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,700 (+43.9 %)
  • Imatra: 3,200 (+40.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 5.0
  • Niirala: 6,000 (+29.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,800 (+18.3 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-65.0 %)
  • Salla: 79 (+88.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 52 (+85.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 370 percent

There was a total of 2,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 55.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2021
Amount
Change jan-June 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 120 € -9.5 % 115 € -26.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 69 € -25.4 % 61 € -30.9 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Airbnb and Vrbo

270 accommodation establishments (-15)
240 apartments (-2)
440 rooms (-14)

Apartment utilization 57.4 % (-12)
Unsold apartments 104

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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