Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 33 percent (March)
In March 2022, 5,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+32.9 %), of which 4,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 920 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 21 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 173 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 33 percent from last year's March.
2,500 nights (+24.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,200 nights (+39.9 %) by business visitors.
Between January and March, 13,600 registered bed nights (+13.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,900 (+27.7 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 15,500 (+15.2 %) 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
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
3,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (March)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 42 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 85.4 percent were domestic, and 14.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.8 nights (-0.08) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-1.7).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
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 800 percent (February)
There was a total of 7,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (March)
The number of foreign visitors in March was 10,100 (+407.8 %). Out of them 9,000 were on a daytrip and 1,000 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and March was 15,600 (+157.6 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in March was 1.9 million euro (185 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 193,000 euro and day visitors 1.7 million euro. Between January and March the consumption was 2.9 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||133 €||-29.1 %||138 €||-30.8 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||51 €||-34.8 %||47 €||-45.8 %|
Average prices (Hamina)
|Adr (Non-Registered)||93 €||-14.6 %||86 €||-22.9 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||30 €||-36.3 %||20 €||-51.9 %|
Average prices (Kotka)
|Adr (Non-Registered)||124 €||-40.3 %||127 €||-44.4 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||56 €||-37.9 %||48 €||-53.7 %|
Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)
|Adr (Non-Registered)||220 €||10.2 %||220 €||28.8 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||57 €||-22.6 %||69 €||-1.7 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
142 accommodation establishments (-38)
124 apartments (-37)
260 rooms (-86)
Apartment utilization 38.7 % (-2.5)
Unsold apartments 76
Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)
Airbnb and Vrbo
21 accommodation establishments (-23)
20 apartments (-17)
39 rooms (-35)
Apartment utilization 32.1 % (-11)
Unsold apartments 14
Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)
Airbnb and Vrbo
94 accommodation establishments (-9)
78 apartments (-14)
164 rooms (-29)
Apartment utilization 44.9 % (+1.7)
Unsold apartments 43
Capacity & Utilization (Other South Kymenlaakso)
Airbnb and Vrbo
27 accommodation establishments (-6)
26 apartments (-6)
58 rooms (-22)
Apartment utilization 25.1 % (-8.0)
Unsold apartments 19
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
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 by nationalities
Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Border Research, Tak Research