Joensuu Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

February 2021

Joensuu Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 9,600
57 %
icon: finland 9,300
53 %
icon: foreign 310
88 %
Top 3:
Germany
101
62 %
Romania
32
3,100 %
Ireland
18
20 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 5,300
60 %
icon: finland 5,200
57 %
icon: foreign 102
92 %
Top 3:
Romania
14
1,300 %
Germany
13
90 %
France
10
69 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 619,000 €
56 %
Average prices:
Night
64.30 €
0.70 €
Room
93.90 €
4.50 €
RevPAR
38.40 €
17.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 18
14 %
icon: room 570
33 %
icon: bed 1,500
27 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 0.41
28 %
icon: bed 0.25
35 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -13.0 °C
9.8 °C
icon: rainfall 46 mm
21 mm

9,600 registered bed nights

In February 2021, 9,600 bed nights were recorded in Joensuu Region (-56.6 %), of which 9,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 310 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 53 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 88 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 57 percent from last year's February.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (101 nights).

5,300 nights (-62.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,300 nights (-46.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and February, 15,800 bed nights (-51.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 720 (-88.3 %) for foreigners in Joensuu Region, in total 16,500 (-57.2 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.1 percent

Total of 902,000 bed nights (-51.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 842,000 nights (-32.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 59,500 nights (-90.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu Region out of total bed nights was 1.1 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.1 % and foreign bed nights 0.5 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

5,300 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 60 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.1 percent were domestic, and 1.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu Region on average 1.8 nights (+0.16) and foreigners 3.0 nights (+1.0).

48 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 48 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 99 percent.

Of local passengers, 16.7 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 83.3 %.

In addition, there were 58 passengers departing the airport (-98.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 106 (-98.8 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Joensuu)

Arriving passengers from (Joensuu)

Passengers on transfers from (Joensuu)

Departing passengers to (Joensuu)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

22,700 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 22,700 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 5,900 (-90.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,500 (-94.0 %)
  • Imatra: 3,100 (-93.7 %)
  • Niirala: 4,400 (-79.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,600 (-79.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 103 (-83.1 %)
  • Salla: 33 (-98.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 17 (-99.3 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 98 percent

There was a total of 830 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 42.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 812,000 euro

Total accommodation sales in February were 812,000 euro (-926,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 23.8 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 619,000 euro (-790,000) and non-registered sales 193,000 euro (-136,000).

Total January-February sales were 1.5 million euro and they decreased 1.8 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
February 2021
Amount
Change jan-February 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 106 € -31.1 % 105 € -35.9 %
Adr (Registered) 94 € -4.6 % 93 € -3.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 64 € 1.2 % 66 € 0.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 61 € -30.5 % 54 € -40.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 38 € -31.4 % 32 € -34.2 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (-3)
570 rooms (-290)
1,500 beds (-550)

Room utilization 40.9 % (-16)
Unsold rooms 340
Bed utilization 25.3 % (-14)

Airbnb and Vrbo

191 accommodation establishments (-18)
167 apartments (-8)
310 rooms (-28)

Apartment utilization 57.5 % (+0.64)
Unsold apartments 71

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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