Joensuu Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

September 2022

Joensuu Region: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 33,300
3 %
icon: finland 30,100
0 %
icon: foreign 3,200
39 %
Top 3:
Germany
850
3 %
Russia
540
539 %
Sweden
191
15 %
icon: star 19,700
4 %
icon: finland 18,200
2 %
icon: foreign 1,500
37 %
Top 3:
Germany
400
12 %
Russia
250
664 %
Sweden
116
4 %
Average prices:
Night
66.90 €
11.00 €
Room
112.00 €
11.50 €
RevPAR
64.70 €
2.70 €
icon: establishment 29
4 %
icon: room 1,000
13 %
icon: bed 2,600
14 %
icon: temperature 17.1 °C
2.6 °C
icon: rainfall 34 mm
84 mm

Registered bed nights increased three percent (August)

In August 2022, 33,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Joensuu Region (+2.7 %), of which 30,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,200 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased less than one percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 39 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased three percent from last year's August.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (850 nights).

22,900 nights (-3.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,400 nights (+20.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 183,000 registered bed nights (+16.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 17,100 (+183.3 %) for foreigners in Joensuu Region, in total 200,000 (+22.6 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.4 percent (August)

Total of 2.3 million registered bed nights (+12.6 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (-2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 560,000 nights (+114.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.4 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.7 % and foreign bed nights 0.6 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

19,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased four percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 92.2 percent were domestic, and 7.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu Region on average 1.7 nights (-0.03) and foreigners 2.1 nights (+0.04).

183 air travelers (August, Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 183 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 60 percent.

Of local passengers, 2.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 97.8 %.

In addition, there were 199 passengers departing the airport (-63.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 380 (-62.0 %).

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 250 percent (August)

A total of 129,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 59,700 (+405.7 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 36,900 (+210.0 %)
  • Imatra: 18,400 (+518.8 %)
  • Niirala: 9,900 (+36.3 %)
  • Vartius: 3,100 (+47.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 68 (+36.0 %)
  • Salla: 720 (+234.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 740 (+1,054.7 %)

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 2.6 million euro (August)

Total accommodation sales in August were 2.6 million euro (+395,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 14.2 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.2 million euro (+413,000) and non-registered sales 368,000 euro (-17,900).

Total January-August sales were 15.4 million euro and they increased 4.0 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2022
Amount
Change jan-August 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 112 € 11.4 % 108 € 9.5 %
Adr (Non-Registered) 101 € -9.5 % 110 € -4.0 %
Bed Night (Registered) 67 € 19.6 % 65 € 18.6 %
Revpar (Registered) 65 € 4.4 % 53 € 8.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 63 € -3.7 % 65 € -2.8 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (August)

Registered Accommodation

29 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,000 rooms (+120)
2,600 beds (+320)

Room utilization 57.8 % (-3.9)
Unsold rooms 430

Airbnb and Vrbo

280 accommodation establishments (+18)
240 apartments (+3)
460 rooms (+32)

Apartment utilization 62.7 % (+3.7)
Unsold apartments 89

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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