Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2021

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 16,800
13 %
icon: finland 16,200
15 %
icon: foreign 670
27 %
Top 3:
Latvia
165
79 %
Germany
130
251 %
Estonia
82
33 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 10,300
27 %
icon: finland 10,100
29 %
icon: foreign 210
29 %
Top 3:
Estonia
52
9 %
Germany
28
115 %
Latvia
25
32 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 851,000 €
17 %
Average prices:
Night
50.50 €
1.90 €
Room
101.60 €
2.10 €
RevPAR
38.70 €
5.00 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 18
20 %
icon: room 630
34 %
icon: bed 1,600
25 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending
icon: foreign 493,000 €
29 %
Daily Visitors
374,000 €
Overnight Visitors
119,000 €
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 19.0 °C
1.7 °C
icon: rainfall 27 mm
37 mm

Registered bed nights increased 13 percent

In June 2021, 16,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+12.7 %), of which 16,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 670 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 15 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 27 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 13 percent from last year's June.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Latvia (165 nights).

13,500 nights (+15.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,300 nights (+1.8 %) by business visitors.

Between January and June, 40,800 registered bed nights (+15.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3,400 (-59.3 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 44,100 (+1.1 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.0 percent

Total of 1.7 million registered bed nights (+51.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.6 million nights (+52.0 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 76,300 nights (+49.8 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.0 % (-0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.0 % and foreign bed nights 0.9 %.

Registered bed nights comparison between regions

10,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 27 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 98.0 percent were domestic, and 2.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.6 nights (-0.19) and foreigners 3.2 nights (+0.08).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 43 percent

A total of 29,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 69.4 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 8,200 (+70.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,700 (+43.9 %)
  • Imatra: 3,200 (+40.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 5.0
  • Niirala: 6,000 (+29.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,800 (+18.3 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-65.0 %)
  • Salla: 79 (+88.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 52 (+85.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 370 percent

There was a total of 2,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 55.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption

The number of foreign visitors in June was 2,700 (-28.6 %). Out of them 2,000 were on a daytrip and 640 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and June was 11,400 (-80.5 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in June was 493,000 euro (185 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 119,000 euro and day visitors 374,000 euro. Between January and June the consumption was 2.1 million euro.

Accommodation sales 1.1 million euro

Total accommodation sales in June were 1.1 million euro (+153,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 21.6 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 851,000 euro (+124,000) and non-registered sales 234,000 euro (+29,000).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2021
Amount
Change jan-June 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 158 € -9.5 % 182 € 19.9 %
Adr (Registered) 102 € -2.1 % 101 € -0.3 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 76 € -10.5 % 80 € 34.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 51 € 3.9 % 62 € 6.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 39 € -11.4 % 24 € -15.5 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
June 2021
Amount
Change jan-June 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 115 € 14.4 % 110 € 27.0 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 42 € 44.0 % 41 € 35.2 %

Accommodation sales 859,000 euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in June were 859,000 euro (+139,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 16.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 717,000 euro (+139,000) and non-registered sales 142,000 euro (-290).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2021
Amount
Change jan-June 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 158 € -13.7 % 200 € 29.3 %
Adr (Registered) 111 € 4.9 % 105 € 3.5 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 80 € -23.9 % 92 € 33.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 56 € 11.1 % 68 € 10.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 42 € -11.6 % 25 € -14.7 %

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
June 2021
Amount
Change jan-June 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 210 € 5.5 % 184 € -9.1 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 110 € 33.3 % 79 € 43.7 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (+3)
630 rooms (+159)
1,600 beds (+310)

Room utilization 38.1 % (-4.0)
Unsold rooms 390

Airbnb and Vrbo

172 accommodation establishments (+37)
148 apartments (+24)
330 rooms (+24)

Apartment utilization 47.7 % (-0.82)
Unsold apartments 77

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

46 accommodation establishments (+19)
38 apartments (+14)
79 rooms (+31)

Apartment utilization 36.8 % (+7.6)
Unsold apartments 24

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

7.0 accommodation establishments (+2)
460 rooms (+123)
1,100 beds (+240)

Room utilization 38.1 % (-7.1)
Unsold rooms 290
Bed utilization 29.8 % (-1.3)

Airbnb and Vrbo

101 accommodation establishments (+24)
86 apartments (+16)
199 rooms (+27)

Apartment utilization 50.9 % (-6.8)
Unsold apartments 42

Capacity & Utilization (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and Vrbo

25 accommodation establishments (-6)
24 apartments (-6)
48 rooms (-34)

Apartment utilization 53.6 % (+11)
Unsold apartments 11

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

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

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

Global Google searches for "hamina + keyword" (Hamina)

Google searches for "hamina" by search region (Hamina)

Global Google searches for "kotka + keyword" (Kotka)

Google searches for "kotka" by search region (Kotka)

Global Google searches for "other south kymenlaakso + keyword" (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Google searches for "other south kymenlaakso" by search region (Other South Kymenlaakso)

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram (Hamina)

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram (Hamina)

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram (Kotka)

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram (Kotka)

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram (Other South Kymenlaakso)

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Accommodation customer satisfaction (Hamina)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 8.53/10 (+0.4).

Accommodation customer satisfaction (Kotka)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 7.94/10 (-0.09).

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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

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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

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