Accommodation and Travel Stats
Joensuu: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered bed nights increased 14 percent
In February 2020, 16,800 bed nights were recorded in Joensuu (+13.5 %), of which 14,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 17 percent and foreign bed nights decreased five percent. In total, bed nights increased 14 percent from last year's February.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (470 nights).
9,200 nights (+41.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,600 nights (-8.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and February, 25,400 bed nights (+9.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 4,800 (-6.7 %) for foreigners in Joensuu, in total 30,200 (+6.5 %) 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
Bed nights by country of arrival
11,100 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 14 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 90.9 percent were domestic, and 9.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Joensuu on average 1.5 nights (+0.01) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-0.1).
4,300 air travelers
The airport received a total of 4,300 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased seven percent.
Of local passengers, 0.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.5 %.
In addition, there were 4,400 passengers departing the airport (-1.4 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 8,700 (-4.1 %).
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 36 percent
A total of 255,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 91.5 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 61,000 (+24.5 %)
- Nuijamaa: 108,000 (+42.0 %)
- Imatra: 49,700 (+55.9 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 14,400 (+24.8 %)
- Niirala: 21,200 (+20.4 %)
- Vartius: 7,800 (+13.6 %)
- Kuusamo: 610 (+44.1 %)
- Salla: 2,900 (+29.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,600 (+22.3 %)
Russian visa applications increased 29 percent
There was a total of 51,600 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 1.2 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in February were 1.2 million euro (+154,000).
Registered January-February sales were 2.2 million euro and they increased 168,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||98 €||7.0 %||96 €||7.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||71 €||1.0 %||72 €||1.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||62 €||10.1 %||55 €||6.0 %|
Tax free sales -0.3 % (January)
Tax free sales decreased less than one percent from the previous year.
(Russians +0.1 %, Chinese -88.4 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
9.0 accommodation establishments (+1)
660 rooms (+31)
1,400 beds (+59)
Room utilization 63.4 % (+1.8)
Unsold rooms 240
Bed utilization 40.8 % (+2.4)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "joensuu"
Global Google searches for "joensuu + keyword"
Google searches for "joensuu" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in February was 8.33/10 (+0.02).
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland