Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2020

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (May)
icon: star 5,600
61 %
icon: finland 5,200
50 %
icon: foreign 400
89 %
Top 3:
Estonia
149
63 %
United States
64
43 %
Russia
28
98 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (May)
icon: star 2,500
66 %
icon: finland 2,300
57 %
icon: foreign 124
93 %
Top 3:
United States
38
39 %
Estonia
31
79 %
Russia
14
98 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (May)
icon: star 281,000
66 %
Average prices:
Night
49.80 €
7.90 €
Room
89.20 €
10.70 €
RevPAR
19.20 €
22.10 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (May)
icon: establishment 14
12 %
icon: room 440
23 %
icon: bed 1,200
12 %
Weather icon
Weather (May)
icon: temperature 17.3 °C
1.6 °C
icon: rainfall 28 mm
44 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 trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

5,600 registered bed nights (May)

In May 2020, 5,600 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (-60.7 %), of which 5,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 400 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 50 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 89 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 61 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (149 nights).

3,200 nights (-56.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,500 nights (-65.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 21,200 bed nights (-31.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 7,300 (-51.6 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 28,500 (-37.9 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.9 percent (May)

Total of 305,000 bed nights (-80.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 285,000 nights (-74.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 20,000 nights (-95.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 1.9 % (+0.9 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.8 % and foreign bed nights 2.0 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

2,500 tourists arrived to accommodation (May)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 66 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 95.0 percent were domestic, and 5.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 2.2 nights (+0.3) and foreigners 3.2 nights (+1.2).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

19,400 Russian travelers via eastern border (May)

A total of 19,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 66.8 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 4,600 (-94.7 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,000 (-94.8 %)
  • Imatra: 2,200 (-95.2 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 2.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,400 (-80.5 %)
  • Vartius: 1,400 (-81.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Salla: 19 (-99.5 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 23 (-99.3 %)

Russian visa applications increased 29 percent (February)

There was a total of 51,600 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Registered room utilization

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 183 € 61.0 %  136 € -20.9 % 
Adr (Registered) 89 € -10.7 %   €
Revpar (Non-Registered) 74 € 28.4 %  55 € -27.0 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 50 € -13.6 %   €
Revpar (Registered) 19 € -53.5 %   €

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 97 € 34.9 %  85 € 8.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 26 € -9.5 % 36 € 30.8 % 

Average prices (Kotka)

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 183 € 63.2 %  139 € -28.5 % 
Adr (Registered) 91 € -10.1 %   €
Revpar (Non-Registered) 88 € 38.6 %  63 € -35.3 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 51 € -17.9 %   €
Revpar (Registered) 20 € -51.3 %   €

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 220 € 46.3 %  184 € 11.5 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 66 € -0.2 % 50 € -13.5 % 

Capacity & Utilization (May)

Registered Accommodation

14 accommodation establishments (-2)
440 rooms (-133)
1,200 beds (-170)

Room utilization 21.5 % (-20)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 350

Airbnb and HomeAway

132 accommodation establishments (-15)
120 apartments (-8)
280 rooms (+17)

Apartment utilization 39.4 % (-11)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 73

Capacity & Utilization (May, Hamina)

Airbnb and HomeAway

22 accommodation establishments (-7)
20 apartments (-4)
40 rooms (-12)

Apartment utilization 27.3 % (-13)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 15

Capacity & Utilization (May, Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

5.0 accommodation establishments (-1)
340 rooms (-94)
830 beds (-94)

Room utilization 22.2 % (-19)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 260

Airbnb and HomeAway

75 accommodation establishments (-3)
68 apartments (+0)
167 rooms (+38)

Apartment utilization 48.2 % (-8.5)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 35

Capacity & Utilization (May, Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and HomeAway

35 accommodation establishments (-5)
32 apartments (-4)
76 rooms (-9)

Apartment utilization 28.3 % (-18)
(for apartments in use)
Unsold apartments 23

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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Sources: Airdna, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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