Kotka-Hamina-Loviisa Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2022

Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 10,000
10 %
icon: finland 8,600
19 %
icon: foreign 1,500
22 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 5,100
43 %
icon: finland 4,500
34 %
icon: foreign 640
177 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 761,000 €
22 %
Average prices:
Night
75.80 €
7.10 €
Room
105.40 €
16.40 €
RevPAR
29.60 €
15.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 22
5 %
icon: room 720
25 %
icon: bed 1,700
18 %
Visitor Spending icon
Visitor Spending
icon: finland 2.8 mill. €
35 %

Registered bed nights increased 10 percent (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

In April 2022, 10,000 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region (+10.4 %), of which 8,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,500 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 19 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 22 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 10 percent from last year's April.

5,200 nights (+31.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,800 nights (-6.2 %) by business visitors.

Between January and April, 27,500 registered bed nights (+13.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3,400 (-0.3 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region, in total 30,900 (+12.0 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

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

Market share 0.6 percent (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Total of 1.6 million registered bed nights (+104.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (+89.6 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 220,000 nights (+313.9 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region out of total registered bed nights was 0.6 % (-0.5 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.6 % and foreign bed nights 0.7 %.

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

5,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 43 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 87.5 percent were domestic, and 12.5 percent were from foreign countries.

During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region on average 1.9 nights (-0.24) and foreigners 2.3 nights (-5.9).

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 19 percent

A total of 31,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 75.5 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 14,100 (+105.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,800 (+18.0 %)
  • Imatra: 760 (-78.8 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 4.0 (-33.3 %)
  • Niirala: 5,400 (+2.0 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (+8.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-74.1 %)
  • Salla: 173 (+174.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 83 (+144.1 %)

Russian visa applications increased 920 percent

There was a total of 11,200 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 84.0 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (Kotka-Hamina Region)

The number of foreign visitors in April was 4,900 (+389.6 %). Out of them 3,500 were on a daytrip and 1,400 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and April was 20,500 (+190.2 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in April was 898,000 euro (185 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 255,000 euro and day visitors 643,000 euro. Between January and April the consumption was 3.8 million euro.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (Lovisa Region)

The number of foreign visitors in April was -850 (-162.2 %). Out of them -660 were on a daytrip and -191 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and April was -3,800 (-243.3 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Lovisa Region in April was 1,300 euro (-2 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 29,600 euro and day visitors -28,300 euro. Between January and April the consumption was -118,000 euro.

Domestic visitors and their consumption (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 910,000 euro (Kotka-Hamina And Lovisa Region)

Total accommodation sales in April were 910,000 euro (+48,700). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 16.3 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 761,000 euro (+137,000) and non-registered sales 148,000 euro (-87,900).

Total January-April sales were 2.4 million euro and they decreased 294,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 128 € -26.6 % 130 € -28.5 %
Adr (Registered) 105 € 18.4 % 86 € -10.9 %
Bed Night (Registered) 76 € 10.4 % 63 € -10.5 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 49 € -29.3 % 46 € -38.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 30 € 115.9 % 19 € 31.9 %

Accommodation sales 772,000 euro (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Total accommodation sales in April were 772,000 euro (+185,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 15.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 652,000 euro (+277,000) and non-registered sales 120,000 euro (-92,100).

Total January-April sales were 2.2 million euro and they increased 167,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 133 € -29.1 % 138 € -30.8 %
Adr (Registered) 109 € 10.5 % 102 € 2.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 81 € 11.8 % 78 € 6.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 51 € -34.8 % 47 € -45.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 35 € 91.0 % 24 € 25.1 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 93 € -14.6 % 86 € -22.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 30 € -36.3 % 20 € -51.9 %

Accommodation sales 623,000 euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in April were 623,000 euro (+150,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 12.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 543,000 euro (+223,000) and non-registered sales 79,200 euro (-72,700).

Total January-April sales were 1.7 million euro and they increased 78,900 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 124 € -40.3 % 127 € -44.4 %
Adr (Registered) 111 € 11.3 % 103 € 2.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 86 € 9.1 % 81 € 5.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 56 € -37.9 % 48 € -53.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 41 € 116.3 % 27 € 35.1 %

Accommodation sales 137,000 euro (Lovisa Region)

Total accommodation sales in April were 137,000 euro (-136,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 20.6 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 109,000 euro (-140,000) and non-registered sales 28,300 euro (+4,100).

Total January-April sales were 518,000 euro and they decreased 140,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 111 € 2.4 % 106 € -1.4 %
Adr (Registered) 88 € 22.2 % 87 € -4.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 55 € -13.8 % 57 € -10.3 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 41 € 21.4 % 42 € 15.6 %
Revpar (Registered) 15 € 78.5 % 15 € 70.2 %

Average prices (Loviisa)

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 113 € 3.2 % 105 € -0.3 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 44 € 32.0 % 44 € 20.9 %

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

22 accommodation establishments (+1)
720 rooms (-250)
1,700 beds (-390)

Room utilization 28.0 % (+13)
Unsold rooms 520

Airbnb and Vrbo

187 accommodation establishments (-53)
156 apartments (-50)
340 rooms (-97)

Apartment utilization 38.2 % (-0.72)
Unsold apartments 96

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka-Hamina Region)

Registered Accommodation

15 accommodation establishments (+1)
510 rooms (+11)
1,300 beds (+70)

Room utilization 32.5 % (+14)
Unsold rooms 350

Airbnb and Vrbo

142 accommodation establishments (-38)
124 apartments (-37)
260 rooms (-82)

Apartment utilization 38.7 % (-2.5)
Unsold apartments 76

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

21 accommodation establishments (-23)
20 apartments (-17)
40 rooms (-33)

Apartment utilization 32.1 % (-11)
Unsold apartments 14

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

5.0 accommodation establishments (-1)
370 rooms (-50)
860 beds (-93)

Room utilization 37.3 % (+18)
Unsold rooms 230
Bed utilization 22.6 % (+11)

Airbnb and Vrbo

94 accommodation establishments (-9)
78 apartments (-14)
164 rooms (-29)

Apartment utilization 44.9 % (+1.7)
Unsold apartments 43

Capacity & Utilization (Lovisa Region)

Registered Accommodation

7.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
210 rooms (-260)
410 beds (-460)

Room utilization 17.1 % (+5.4)
Unsold rooms 173

Airbnb and Vrbo

45 accommodation establishments (-15)
32 apartments (-13)
79 rooms (-15)

Apartment utilization 36.5 % (+5.4)
Unsold apartments 20

Capacity & Utilization (Loviisa)

Airbnb and Vrbo

38 accommodation establishments (-14)
26 apartments (-12)
64 rooms (-13)

Apartment utilization 38.8 % (+8.5)
Unsold apartments 16

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

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

Accommodation customer satisfaction (March, Hamina)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in March was 8.36/10.

Accommodation customer satisfaction (March, Kotka)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in March was 8.32/10 (-0.36).

Accommodation customer satisfaction (November 2021, Lovisa Region)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in November was 8.15/10 (-0.14).

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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