Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2020

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 6,700
26 %
icon: finland 5,200
16 %
icon: foreign 1,500
48 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 3,700
36 %
icon: finland 3,400
17 %
icon: foreign 220
86 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 517,000 €
16 %
Average prices:
Night
76.90 €
9.30 €
Room
110.60 €
8.70 €
RevPAR
31.10 €
3.50 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 14
7 %
icon: room 520
6 %
icon: bed 1,300
6 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending (November)
icon: foreign 537,000 €
86 %
Daily Visitors
385,000 €
Overnight Visitors
151,000 €
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -0.2 °C
2.5 °C
icon: rainfall 70 mm
27 mm

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 and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

6,700 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2020, 6,700 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (-26.4 %), of which 5,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,500 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 16 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 48 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 26 percent from last year's November.

3,000 nights (-22.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,700 nights (-29.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and November, 107,000 bed nights (-0.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 15,100 (-60.7 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 122,000 (-16.6 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.8 percent (November)

Total of 815,000 bed nights (-47.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 728,000 nights (-34.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 87,200 nights (-80.9 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 0.8 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.7 % and foreign bed nights 1.8 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

3,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 36 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 94.0 percent were domestic, and 6.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.5 nights (+0.02) and foreigners 6.9 nights (+5.0).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

25,000 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 25,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 6,400 (-92.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,800 (-94.5 %)
  • Imatra: 3,500 (-94.3 %)
  • Niirala: 5,300 (-79.2 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (-81.5 %)
  • Kuusamo: 111 (-85.0 %)
  • Salla: 54 (-98.4 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 35 (-98.9 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent

There was a total of 670 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 48.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (November)

The number of foreign visitors in November was 3,900 (-85.9 %). Out of them 3,000 were on a daytrip and 910 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and November was 80,600 (-66.0 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in November was 537,000 euro (138 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 151,000 euro and day visitors 385,000 euro. Between January and November the consumption was 11.2 million euro.

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Accommodation sales 791,000 euro (November)

Total accommodation sales in November were 791,000 euro (+16,500). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 34.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 517,000 euro (-100,000) and non-registered sales 275,000 euro (+164,000).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2020
Amount
Change jan-November 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 260 € 106.1 %  178 € 19.5 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 137 € 170.6 %  85 € 20.6 % 
Adr (Registered) 111 € 8.5 % 107 €
Bed Night (Registered) 77 € 13.8 %  58 € -0.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 31 € -10.0 %  39 €

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
November 2020
Amount
Change jan-November 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 144 € 95.8 %  105 € 13.4 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 74 € 132.1 %  47 € 16.4 % 

Accommodation sales 636,000 euro (November, Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in November were 636,000 euro (+56,900). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 34.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 417,000 euro (-84,700) and non-registered sales 219,000 euro (+140,000).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2020
Amount
Change jan-November 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 330 € 125.3 %  191 € 17.7 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 183 € 186.0 %  100 € 16.7 % 
Adr (Registered) 111 € 7.4 % 108 € 3.7 %
Bed Night (Registered) 88 € 25.7 %  61 € -0.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 32 € -12.6 %  41 € -6.1 %

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
November 2020
Amount
Change jan-November 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 150 € 4.9 % 210 € 21.0 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 64 € 85.8 %  80 € 25.4 % 

Capacity & Utilization (November)

Registered Accommodation

14 accommodation establishments (-1)
520 rooms (-31)
1,300 beds (-78)

Room utilization 28.1 % (-5.8)
Unsold rooms 370

Airbnb and Vrbo

143 accommodation establishments (+8)
128 apartments (+12)
260 rooms (-8)

Apartment utilization 50.8 % (+11)
Unsold apartments 63

Capacity & Utilization (November, Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

27 accommodation establishments (+1)
24 apartments (+1)
49 rooms (+2)

Apartment utilization 51.8 % (+8.1)
Unsold apartments 12

Capacity & Utilization (November, Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

5.0 accommodation establishments (-1)
420 rooms (-15)
960 beds (-33)

Room utilization 28.8 % (-6.6)
Unsold rooms 300
Bed utilization 16.4 % (-7.2)

Airbnb and Vrbo

82 accommodation establishments (-1)
71 apartments (+1)
144 rooms (-12)

Apartment utilization 56.0 % (+12)
Unsold apartments 31

Capacity & Utilization (November, Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and Vrbo

34 accommodation establishments (+8)
33 apartments (+10)
65 rooms (+1)

Apartment utilization 38.8 % (+15)
Unsold apartments 20

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "kotka-hamina region + keyword"

Google searches for "kotka-hamina region" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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Sources: Airdna, 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

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