Kotka-Hamina-Loviisa Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

May 2021

Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 13,700
96 %
icon: finland 10,400
60 %
icon: foreign 3,300
595 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 5,600
95 %
icon: finland 5,400
98 %
icon: foreign 220
52 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 886,000 €
146 %
Average prices:
Night
64.60 €
13.00 €
Room
98.70 €
10.00 €
RevPAR
17.90 €
0.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 24
20 %
icon: room 1,000
93 %
icon: bed 2,300
38 %
Visitor Spending icon
Visitor Spending
icon: finland 3.4 mill. €

Registered bed nights increased 96 percent (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

In May 2021, 13,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region (+96.2 %), of which 10,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 60 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 600 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 96 percent from last year's May.

6,800 nights (+80.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,900 nights (+114.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 34,600 registered bed nights (+24.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 6,700 (-18.8 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region, in total 41,300 (+14.6 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

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

Market share 1.6 percent (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Total of 849,000 registered bed nights (+183.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 777,000 nights (+177.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 71,700 nights (+266.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.6 % (-0.7 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.3 % and foreign bed nights 4.6 %.

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

5,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 95 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.1 percent were domestic, and 3.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region on average 1.9 nights (-0.46) and foreigners 15 nights (+12).

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)

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 24 percent

A total of 24,100 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 73.4 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,100 (+52.1 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 7,300 (+21.3 %)
  • Imatra: 3,300 (+46.5 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 20 (+900.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,400 (-0.6 %)
  • Vartius: 1,200 (-13.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 4.0
  • Salla: 51 (+168.4 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 25 (+8.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 114 percent

There was a total of 1,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 36.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (Kotka-Hamina Region)

The number of foreign visitors in May was 1,600 (+62.1 %). Out of them 1,200 were on a daytrip and 480 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and May was 8,700 (-84.1 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in May was 303,000 euro (185 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 89,000 euro and day visitors 214,000 euro. Between January and May the consumption was 1.6 million euro.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (Lovisa Region)

The number of foreign visitors in May was -550 (-702.1 %). Out of them -470 were on a daytrip and -78 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and May was -1,700 (+83.2 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Lovisa Region in May was 6,200 euro (-11 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 26,000 euro and day visitors -19,800 euro. Between January and May the consumption was 25,200 euro.

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

The number of domestic visitors in May was 63,800. Out of them 48,700 were on a daytrip and 15,000 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of domestic visitors between January and May was 183,000.

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region in May was 3.4 million euro (54 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 1.5 million euro and day visitors 2.0 million euro. Between January and May the consumption was 10.1 million euro.

Accommodation sales 1.1 million euro (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Total accommodation sales in May were 1.1 million euro (+572,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 18.3 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 886,000 euro (+526,000) and non-registered sales 198,000 euro (+46,100).

Total January-May sales were 3.8 million euro and they increased 1.4 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 151 € -14.0 % 175 € 25.6 %
Adr (Registered) 99 € 11.3 % 97 € 23.5 %
Bed Night (Registered) 65 € 25.3 % 68 € 38.1 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 59 € -10.2 % 71 € 40.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 18 € 2.0 % 15 € -10.3 %

Accommodation sales 717,000 euro (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Total accommodation sales in May were 717,000 euro (+310,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 24.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 541,000 euro (+263,000) and non-registered sales 176,000 euro (+46,900).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 160 € -16.0 % 190 € 32.4 %
Adr (Registered) 103 € 14.3 % 101 € 0.7 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 65 € -10.3 % 81 € 52.5 %
Bed Night (Registered) 62 € 26.9 % 70 € 6.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 25 € 30.8 % 21 € -17.1 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 98 € 0.5 % 108 € 29.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 36 € 46.4 % 40 € 30.2 %

Accommodation sales 555,000 euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in May were 555,000 euro (+229,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 21.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 435,000 euro (+201,000) and non-registered sales 119,000 euro (+27,900).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 166 € -12.2 % 210 € 47.3 %
Adr (Registered) 108 € 18.2 % 103 € 2.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 74 € 45.3 % 76 € 12.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 68 € -23.6 % 95 € 56.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 26 € 30.4 % 21 € -17.8 %

Accommodation sales 367,000 euro (Lovisa Region)

Total accommodation sales in May were 367,000 euro (+262,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 6.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 345,000 euro (+263,000) and non-registered sales 22,400 euro (-800).

Total January-May sales were 1.0 million euro and they increased 524,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 106 € -14.0 % 107 € -11.5 %
Adr (Registered) 85 € 14.8 % 90 € 23.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 70 € 7.3 % 66 € 22.5 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 35 € -20.6 % 36 € -12.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 8.8 € -2.3 % 8.7 € -8.5 %

Average prices (Loviisa)

= change at least 10 %
May 2021
Amount
Change jan-May 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 110 € -12.6 % 106 € -14.3 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 32 € -36.3 % 35 € -18.3 %

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 (+4)
1,000 rooms (+500)
2,300 beds (+630)

Room utilization 18.1 % (-1.6)
Unsold rooms 850

Airbnb and Vrbo

220 accommodation establishments (+43)
188 apartments (+28)
400 rooms (+22)

Apartment utilization 38.9 % (+1.4)
Unsold apartments 115

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Registered Accommodation

16 accommodation establishments (+2)
570 rooms (+127)
1,400 beds (+220)

Room utilization 24.6 % (+3.1)
Unsold rooms 430

Airbnb and Vrbo

173 accommodation establishments (+40)
152 apartments (+31)
320 rooms (+32)

Apartment utilization 40.4 % (+2.8)
Unsold apartments 91

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

41 accommodation establishments (+19)
34 apartments (+14)
62 rooms (+25)

Apartment utilization 36.8 % (+12)
Unsold apartments 22

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

6.0 accommodation establishments (+1)
440 rooms (+95)
980 beds (+157)

Room utilization 24.5 % (+2.3)
Unsold rooms 330
Bed utilization 15.1 % (+1.8)

Airbnb and Vrbo

102 accommodation establishments (+26)
89 apartments (+20)
196 rooms (+25)

Apartment utilization 41.1 % (-6.1)
Unsold apartments 52

Capacity & Utilization (Lovisa Region)

Registered Accommodation

8.0 accommodation establishments (+2)
480 rooms (+370)
890 beds (+410)

Room utilization 10.4 % (-1.8)
Unsold rooms 430

Airbnb and Vrbo

52 accommodation establishments (+3)
36 apartments (-3)
81 rooms (-9)

Apartment utilization 32.2 % (-4.7)
Unsold apartments 24

Capacity & Utilization (Loviisa)

Airbnb and Vrbo

45 accommodation establishments (+2)
30 apartments (-4)
66 rooms (-16)

Apartment utilization 28.8 % (-11)
Unsold apartments 21

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

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

Accommodation customer satisfaction (Hamina)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in May was 8.63/10.

Accommodation customer satisfaction (Kotka)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in May was 7.99/10 (+0.03).

Accommodation customer satisfaction (Lovisa Region)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in May was 8.51/10.

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, Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Border Research, Tak Research

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