Joensuu Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2021

Joensuu Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (March)
icon: star 10,400
11 %
icon: finland 10,100
37 %
icon: foreign 340
92 %
Top 3:
Germany
108
88 %
Estonia
47
32 %
Austria
37
73 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (March)
icon: star 5,100
2 %
icon: finland 5,000
21 %
icon: foreign 103
91 %
Top 3:
Germany
15
94 %
Estonia
12
48 %
Austria
11
71 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (March)
icon: star 666,000 €
32 %
Average prices:
Night
63.70 €
19.20 €
Room
104.10 €
18.20 €
RevPAR
38.50 €
5.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (March)
icon: establishment 19
10 %
icon: room 580
32 %
icon: bed 1,600
21 %
utilization icon
Utilization (March)
icon: room 0.37
2 %
icon: bed 0.23
6 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.4 °C
1.4 °C
icon: rainfall 34 mm
5 mm

10,400 registered bed nights (March)

In March 2021, 10,400 bed nights were recorded in Joensuu Region (-11.3 %), of which 10,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 340 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 37 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 92 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 11 percent from last year's March.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (108 nights).

6,200 nights (+26.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,200 nights (-38.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and March, 25,900 bed nights (-34.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,100 (-90.0 %) for foreigners in Joensuu Region, in total 27,000 (-46.5 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.2 percent (March)

Total of 863,000 bed nights (-13.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 816,000 nights (+11.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 47,500 nights (-82.1 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu Region out of total bed nights was 1.2 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.2 % and foreign bed nights 0.7 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

5,100 tourists arrived to accommodation (March)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.0 percent were domestic, and 2.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu Region on average 2.0 nights (+0.24) and foreigners 3.3 nights (-0.76).

58 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 58 passengers.

Of local passengers, 13.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 86.2 %.

In addition, there were 43 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 101.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Joensuu)

Arriving passengers from (Joensuu)

Passengers on transfers from (Joensuu)

Departing passengers to (Joensuu)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

26,800 Russian travelers via eastern border (March)

A total of 26,800 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 6,800 (-80.4 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 7,900 (-86.5 %)
  • Imatra: 3,600 (-87.1 %)
  • Niirala: 5,200 (-64.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,800 (-64.3 %)
  • Kuusamo: 101 (-80.9 %)
  • Salla: 62 (-95.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-97.4 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 88 percent

There was a total of 1,100 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 38.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 889,000 euro (March)

Total accommodation sales in March were 889,000 euro (-591,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 25.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 666,000 euro (-311,000) and non-registered sales 224,000 euro (-280,000).

Total January-March sales were 2.4 million euro and they decreased 2.4 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
March 2021
Amount
Change jan-March 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 104 € -14.9 % 100 € -3.3 %
Adr (Non-Registered) 103 € -44.8 % 105 € -39.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 64 € -23.2 % 67 € -3.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 64 € -31.3 % 57 € -37.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 39 € -12.8 % 36 € -25.3 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (March)

Registered Accommodation

19 accommodation establishments (-2)
580 rooms (-270)
1,600 beds (-440)

Room utilization 37.0 % (+0.9)
Unsold rooms 370
Bed utilization 22.8 % (-1.5)

Airbnb and Vrbo

191 accommodation establishments (-78)
169 apartments (-64)
310 rooms (-141)

Apartment utilization 62.3 % (+13)
Unsold apartments 64

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

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

Hotel 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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