Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kainuu: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased eight percent (August)
In August 2021, 90,500 registered bed nights were recorded in Kainuu (+7.8 %), of which 86,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 4,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased seven percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 28 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased eight percent from last year's August.
81,900 nights (+12.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,600 nights (-23.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 647,000 registered bed nights (+17.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 22,000 (-37.9 %) for foreigners in Kainuu, in total 669,000 (+13.7 %) 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
Registered bed nights comparison between regions
32,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.0 percent were domestic, and 4.0 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kainuu on average 2.7 nights (+0.15) and foreigners 3.4 nights (-0.06).
1,200 air travelers (Kajaani)
The airport received a total of 1,200 passengers.
Of local passengers, 0.4 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.6 %.
In addition, there were 1,200 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,400.
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Kajaani)
Arriving passengers from (Kajaani)
Passengers on transfers from (Kajaani)
Departing passengers to (Kajaani)
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 40 percent
A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
- Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
- Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent (August)
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 3.9 million euro (August)
Registered accommodation sales in August were 3.9 million euro (+383,000).
Registered January-August sales were 28.6 million euro and they increased 4.3 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||90 €||7.9 %||91 €||0.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||49 €||10.5 %||47 €||7.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||43 €||3.0 %||43 €||3.6 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (August)
40 accommodation establishments (+1)
2,200 rooms (+17)
7,700 beds (+320)
Room utilization 55.0 % (+1.3)
Unsold rooms 970
Bed utilization 34.7 % (+1.2)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kainuu"
Global Google searches for "kainuu + keyword"
Google searches for "kainuu" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland
Kainuun liitto, Kauppakatu 1, 87100 Kajaani