Accommodation and Travel Stats
Joensuu: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
27,500 bed nights in paid accommodation (August)
Total of 27,500 bed nights (+20.0 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Joensuu in August 2022. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 80 % and non-registered 20 %.
Between January and August, the number of paid bed nights was 170,000 (+41.7 %). Share of registered was 80 % and non-registered 20 %.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
Registered bed nights increased 18 percent (August)
In August 2022, 22,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Joensuu (+17.6 %), of which 19,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 14 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 61 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 18 percent from last year's August.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (480 nights).
13,300 nights (+17.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,600 nights (+17.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 122,000 registered bed nights (+36.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 13,700 (+227.8 %) for foreigners in Joensuu, in total 136,000 (+44.9 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
13,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 14 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 92.3 percent were domestic, and 7.7 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu on average 1.6 nights (+0.02) and foreigners 2.2 nights (+0.19).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
183 air travelers (August)
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)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
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 1.9 million euro (August)
Total accommodation sales in August were 1.9 million euro (+400,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 6.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.8 million euro (+380,000) and non-registered sales 117,000 euro (+19,900).
Total January-August sales were 11.5 million euro and they increased 4.2 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||120 €||10.9 %||116 €||10.2 %|
|Adr (Non-Registered)||86 €||-7.0 %||85 €||-5.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||82 €||7.7 %||79 €||9.9 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||82 €||3.6 %||64 €||3.6 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||58 €||-3.3 %||52 €||-7.1 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (August)
10 accommodation establishments (+0)
630 rooms (+110)
1,400 beds (+220)
Room utilization 68.1 % (-4.8)
Unsold rooms 200
Airbnb and Vrbo
107 accommodation establishments (+27)
89 apartments (+22)
165 rooms (+56)
Apartment utilization 67.7 % (+2.6)
Unsold apartments 29
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Accommodation customer satisfaction (June)
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 8.12/10 (-0.12).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research