Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2020

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

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 trends.

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (December 2019)
icon: star 7,700
4 %
icon: finland 5,400
13 %
icon: foreign 2,300
12 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (December 2019)
icon: star 4,800
18 %
icon: finland 3,500
22 %
icon: foreign 1,300
10 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (December 2019)
icon: star 453,000
3 %
Average prices:
Night
63.00 €
Room
102.00 €
RevPAR
27.50 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (December 2019)
icon: establishment 15
7 %
icon: room 550
2 %
icon: bed 1,400
6 %

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased four percent (December 2019)

In December 2019, 7,700 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+4.1 %), of which 5,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,300 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 12 percent. In total, bed nights increased four percent from last year's December.

Between January and December, 113,000 bed nights (+9.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 40,600 (-9.3 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 154,000 (+3.9 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.4 percent (December 2019)

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+0.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 986,000 nights (+2.0 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 787,000 nights (-0.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 0.4 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.5 % and foreign bed nights 0.3 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

4,800 tourists arrived to accommodation (December 2019)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 18 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 72.4 percent were domestic, and 27.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.5 nights (-0.12) and foreigners 1.7 nights (-0.42).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 11 percent

A total of 291,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 85,500 (+21.9 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 106,000 (+30.6 %)
  • Imatra: 55,800 (+29.3 %)
  • Niirala: 25,700 (+20.4 %)
  • Vartius: 9,200 (+3.5 %)
  • Kuusamo: 720 (+11.7 %)
  • Salla: 4,000 (+14.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,000 (+5.6 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 12 percent (December 2019)

There was a total of 56,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 72.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 453,000 euro (December 2019)

Registered accommodation sales in December were 453,000 euro (-11,900).

Registered January-December sales were 9.0 million euro and they decreased 171,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2018
Amount
Change jan-December 2018
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 102 € 99 €
Bed Night (Registered) 63 € 62 €
Revpar (Registered) 28 € 41 €

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (December 2019)

15 accommodation establishments (+1)
550 rooms (+11)
1,400 beds (+72)

Room utilization 27.0 %
Unsold rooms 400

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

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