Joensuu
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2019

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This is a non-premium report and will only show data up to 12 months from now.

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel trends.

Joensuu: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 13,500
3 %
icon: finland 10,500
2 %
icon: foreign 3,000
6 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 8,600
9 %
icon: finland 6,900
9 %
icon: foreign 1,600
6 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 969,000
1 %
Average prices:
Night
71.80 €
2.90 €
Room
86.40 €
0.60 €
RevPAR
46.70 €
2.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 8.0
0 %
icon: room 620
0 %
icon: bed 1,400
0 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 37 %
Russia
38 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -11.4 °C
6.5 °C
icon: rain 49 mm
4 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

13,500 registered bed nights

In January 2019, 13,500 bed nights were recorded in Joensuu (-3.0 %), of which 10,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased two percent and foreign bed nights decreased six percent. In total, bed nights decreased three percent from last year's January.

5,500 nights (-6.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,000 nights (-0.3 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.9 percent

Total of 1.5 million bed nights (+1.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 869,000 nights (+1.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 675,000 nights (+0.6 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Joensuu out of total bed nights was 0.9 % (-0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.2 % and foreign bed nights 0.4 %.

8,600 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased nine percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 81.1 percent were domestic, and 18.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu on average 1.5 nights (+0.11) and foreigners 1.9 nights (+0.01).

570 international congress guests in 2018

The number of international congress quests increased 155 percent from the previous year.

There was a total of 10 congresses organized (+7.0) in 2018.

4,300 air travelers

The airport received a total of 4,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 18 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.2 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.8 %.

In addition, there were 4,500 passengers departing the airport (+12.2 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 8,700.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

262,000 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 262,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 80.1 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 70,200 (-12.5 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 81,500 (-1.6 %)
  • Imatra: 43,200 (-5.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 15,100 (+7.4 %)
  • Niirala: 21,400 (-4.0 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (-6.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 640 (+0.5 %)
  • Salla: 3,500 (-18.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 2,800 (-2.9 %)

Russian visa applications increased one percent

There was a total of 34,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.2 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 969,000 euro

Registered accommodation sales in January were 969,000 euro (+10,200).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 86 € -0.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 72 € 4.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 47 € -5.9 %

Tax free sales -37.1 %

Tax free sales decreased 37 percent from the previous year.

(Russians -38.1 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

8.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
620 rooms (+0)
1,400 beds (+6)

Room utilization 54.0 % (-3.0)
Unsold rooms 290

Registered room utilization

Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

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