Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

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 (November)
icon: star 8,900
13 %
icon: finland 6,000
1 %
icon: foreign 2,900
30 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 5,700
2 %
icon: finland 4,100
9 %
icon: foreign 1,600
12 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 616,000
Average prices:
Night
71.20 €
Room
100.90 €
RevPAR
36.50 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 15
7 %
icon: room 550
2 %
icon: bed 1,400
6 %

Temperature

Rainfall

8,900 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2019, 8,900 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (-12.8 %), of which 6,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,900 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased one percent and foreign bed nights decreased 30 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 13 percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 107,000 bed nights (+9.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 38,200 (-9.5 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 146,000 (+3.7 %) nights.

45 nights (-99.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 55 nights (-99.0 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.6 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 0.6 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.5 % and foreign bed nights 0.6 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

5,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 72.2 percent were domestic, and 27.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.4 nights (-0.14) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.46).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 14 percent (November)

A total of 320,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 82.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 74,800 (+12.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 119,000 (+20.8 %)
  • Imatra: 54,300 (+17.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 15,700 (+28.0 %)
  • Niirala: 23,500 (+10.1 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (+4.4 %)
  • Kuusamo: 530 (+41.1 %)
  • Salla: 3,700 (+11.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,300 (+30.0 %)

Russian visa applications decreased six percent (November)

There was a total of 55,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 76.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 616,000 euro (November)

Registered accommodation sales in November were 616,000 euro.

Registered January-November sales were 8.5 million euro and they decreased 109,000 euro from the previous year.

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

15 accommodation establishments (+1)
550 rooms (+9)
1,400 beds (+74)

Room utilization 43.0 %
Unsold rooms 310

Registered room utilization

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

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