Kotka-Hamina-Loviisa Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

October 2022

Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 14,300
12 %
icon: finland 12,400
8 %
icon: foreign 1,900
49 %
Top 3:
Estonia
360
419 %
Poland
270
427 %
Sweden
200
76 %
icon: star 6,600
13 %
icon: finland 5,900
17 %
icon: foreign 650
77 %
Top 3:
Sweden
107
70 %
Germany
80
86 %
Estonia
66
53 %
icon: star 1.1 mill. €
25 %
Average prices:
Night
74.50 €
7.90 €
Room
109.30 €
3.90 €
RevPAR
34.00 €
3.40 €
icon: establishment 24
4 %
icon: room 1,000
32 %
icon: bed 2,200
18 %

Registered bed nights increased 12 percent (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

In October 2022, 14,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region (+12.2 %), of which 12,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,900 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased eight percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 49 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 12 percent from last year's October.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (360 nights).

7,300 nights (-5.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,000 nights (+38.9 %) by business visitors.

Between January and October, 151,000 registered bed nights (-1.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 21,800 (+52.1 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region, in total 173,000 (+3.4 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Registered bed nights by country of arrival (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Market share 0.9 percent (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Total of 1.7 million registered bed nights (+0.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (-6.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 305,000 nights (+52.6 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region out of total registered bed nights was 0.9 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.9 % and foreign bed nights 0.6 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

6,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 13 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 90.1 percent were domestic, and 9.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region on average 2.1 nights (+0.49) and foreigners 3.0 nights (-0.56).

Visitor days (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor days (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Visitor days (Hamina)

Visitor days (Kotka)

Visitor days (Lovisa Region)

Visitor days (Loviisa)

Visitor days by region (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor days by city (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor days by postal code (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor nights (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor nights (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Visitor nights (Hamina)

Visitor nights (Kotka)

Visitor nights (Lovisa Region)

Visitor nights (Loviisa)

Visitor nights by region (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor count by attraction (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Visitor count by attraction (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Visitor count by attraction (Hamina)

Visitor count by attraction (Kotka)

Visitor count by attraction (Lovisa Region)

Visitor count by attraction (Loviisa)

30,600 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 30,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 16,400 (+39.5 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 5,600 (-54.8 %)
  • Imatra: 2,500 (-16.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,200 (-48.5 %)
  • Vartius: 1,500 (-44.6 %)
  • Kuusamo: 20 (-61.5 %)
  • Salla: 220 (+4.8 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 91 (+15.2 %)

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.

Domestic visitors and their consumption (April, Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

The number of domestic visitors in April was 50,400 (+34.7 %). Out of them 37,600 were on a daytrip and 12,900 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of domestic visitors between January and April was 138,000 (+16.1 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region in April was 2.8 million euro (55 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 1.2 million euro and day visitors 1.5 million euro. Between January and April the consumption was 7.8 million euro.

Accommodation sales 1.4 million euro (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Total accommodation sales in October were 1.4 million euro (+348,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 21.3 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.1 million euro (+217,000) and non-registered sales 288,000 euro (+131,000).

Total January-October sales were 13.3 million euro and they increased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 147 € 14.4 % 134 € -9.6 %
Adr (Registered) 109 € 3.7 % 109 € 3.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 74 € 11.8 % 64 € 7.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 73 € 45.6 % 63 € -6.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 34 € 11.0 % 40 € 43.0 %

Accommodation sales 1.0 million euro (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Total accommodation sales in October were 1.0 million euro (+220,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 22.3 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 810,000 euro (+118,000) and non-registered sales 233,000 euro (+102,000).

Total January-October sales were 10.7 million euro and they increased 1.5 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 156 € 16.2 % 141 € -11.9 %
Adr (Registered) 113 € 6.1 % 115 € 6.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 75 € 13.2 % 66 € 15.1 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 74 € 38.3 % 65 € -13.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 45 € 28.6 % 48 € 27.6 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 94 € -10.6 % 96 € -12.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 43 € 26.2 % 37 € -13.6 %

Accommodation sales 844,000 euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in October were 844,000 euro (+236,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 20.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 674,000 euro (+137,000) and non-registered sales 169,000 euro (+98,900).

Total January-October sales were 8.3 million euro and they increased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 165 € 34.3 % 132 € -20.0 %
Adr (Registered) 114 € 5.0 % 117 € 5.0 %
Bed Night (Registered) 78 € 10.0 % 72 € 14.2 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 78 € 58.5 % 64 € -21.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 53 € 43.1 % 53 € 32.8 %

Accommodation sales 313,000 euro (Lovisa Region)

Total accommodation sales in October were 313,000 euro (+128,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 17.8 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 257,000 euro (+98,600) and non-registered sales 55,700 euro (+29,500).

Total January-October sales were 2.9 million euro and they decreased 73,400 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 117 € 11.9 % 111 € 7.4 %
Adr (Registered) 101 € -0.7 % 101 € 3.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 72 € 82.2 % 56 € 29.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 72 € 7.7 % 65 € -0.6 %
Revpar (Registered) 21 € 1.1 % 28 € 71.9 %

Average prices (Loviisa)

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 116 € 12.7 % 110 € 6.7 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 72 € 88.4 % 57 € 35.0 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Registered accommodation sales (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Average registered room price (ADR) (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Registered Accommodation

24 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,000 rooms (+240)
2,200 beds (+340)

Room utilization 31.1 % (+2.0)
Unsold rooms 700

Airbnb and Vrbo

200 accommodation establishments (+3)
172 apartments (+6)
380 rooms (+16)

Apartment utilization 50.0 % (+11)
Unsold apartments 86

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Registered Accommodation

16 accommodation establishments (+1)
560 rooms (+17)
1,400 beds (+62)

Room utilization 40.0 % (+7.0)
Unsold rooms 330

Airbnb and Vrbo

152 accommodation establishments (+1)
136 apartments (+6)
290 rooms (+9)

Apartment utilization 46.9 % (+7.9)
Unsold apartments 72

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

21 accommodation establishments (-24)
19 apartments (-19)
34 rooms (-47)

Apartment utilization 46.1 % (+13)
Unsold apartments 10

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

6.0 accommodation establishments (+1)
410 rooms (-2)
930 beds (+7)

Room utilization 46.2 % (+12)
Unsold rooms 220
Bed utilization 28.5 % (+4.3)

Airbnb and Vrbo

105 accommodation establishments (+22)
91 apartments (+21)
193 rooms (+42)

Apartment utilization 47.0 % (+7.2)
Unsold apartments 48

Capacity & Utilization (Lovisa Region)

Registered Accommodation

8.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
460 rooms (+230)
790 beds (+270)

Room utilization 20.3 % (+0.38)
Unsold rooms 370

Airbnb and Vrbo

50 accommodation establishments (+2)
36 apartments (+0)
84 rooms (+6)

Apartment utilization 61.5 % (+23)
Unsold apartments 14

Capacity & Utilization (Loviisa)

Airbnb and Vrbo

44 accommodation establishments (+1)
31 apartments (-1)
73 rooms (+3)

Apartment utilization 62.0 % (+25)
Unsold apartments 12

Registered room utilization for establishments (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Website's user sessions by language (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Accommodation customer satisfaction (June, Hamina)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 8.49/10 (-0.04).

Accommodation customer satisfaction (June, Kotka)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 7.86/10 (-0.08).

Accommodation customer satisfaction (June, Lovisa Region)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 8.19/10 (+0.27).

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Key indicators

Bed nights (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Arrivals (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Sales (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Rainfall (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

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Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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