Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2022

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 7,500
20 %
icon: finland 6,800
23 %
icon: foreign 660
5 %
icon: star 4,100
13 %
icon: finland 3,900
14 %
icon: foreign 270
5 %
icon: star 491,000 €
14 %
Average prices:
Night
65.70 €
3.60 €
Room
99.70 €
0.10 €
RevPAR
28.30 €
6.80 €
icon: establishment 16
0 %
icon: room 560
1 %
icon: bed 1,400
4 %
icon: temperature 1.5 °C
0.4 °C
icon: rainfall 47 mm
12 mm
icon: Instagram followers 80
1 %
icon: Facebook followers 43
-1 %
icon: Twitter followers -8.0
-4 %

Registered bed nights increased 20 percent

In December 2022, 7,500 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+20.0 %), of which 6,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 660 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 23 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased five percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 20 percent from last year's December.

3,400 nights (-3.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,000 nights (+51.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 132,000 registered bed nights (+1.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 18,500 (+71.0 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 150,000 (+6.7 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.4 percent

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+11.8 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 731,000 nights (+23.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total registered bed nights was 0.4 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.6 % and foreign bed nights 0.1 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

4,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 13 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 93.6 percent were domestic, and 6.4 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.8 nights (+0.13) and foreigners 2.5 nights (+0.0).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Visitor count by attraction

Visitor count by attraction (Hamina)

Visitor count by attraction (Kotka)

Visitor count by attraction (Other South Kymenlaakso)

33,300 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 33,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 17,100 (+65.6 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,900 (-46.0 %)
  • Imatra: 2,700 (+3.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,600 (-47.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-32.0 %)
  • Kuusamo: 25 (-71.9 %)
  • Salla: 191 (-3.0 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 55 (-32.1 %)

Domestic visitors and their consumption (October)

The number of domestic visitors in October was 52,300 (-15.4 %). Out of them 37,600 were on a daytrip and 14,700 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of domestic visitors between January and October was 646,000 (-6.7 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in October was 3.0 million euro (57 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 1.4 million euro and day visitors 1.5 million euro. Between January and October the consumption was 36.6 million euro.

Accommodation sales 638,000 euro

Total accommodation sales in December were 638,000 euro (+83,800). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 23.0 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 491,000 euro (+59,500) and non-registered sales 147,000 euro (+24,300).

Total January-December sales were 12.1 million euro and they increased 1.6 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2022
Amount
Change jan-December 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 141 € -6.9 % 138 € -12.3 %
Adr (Registered) 100 € -0.1 % 115 € 7.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 66 € -5.1 % 68 € 13.7 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 51 € -10.0 % 59 € -16.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 28 € 31.4 % 46 € 26.7 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
December 2022
Amount
Change jan-December 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 93 € -4.9 % 97 € -10.2 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 33 € 63.2 % 35 € -9.6 %

Accommodation sales 508,000 euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in December were 508,000 euro (+131,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 17.9 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 417,000 euro (+111,000) and non-registered sales 91,200 euro (+20,200).

Total January-December sales were 9.4 million euro and they increased 1.3 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2022
Amount
Change jan-December 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 124 € -5.8 % 127 € -21.2 %
Adr (Registered) 97 € -3.3 % 117 € 5.6 %
Bed Night (Registered) 67 € -4.9 % 73 € 12.7 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 47 € -15.4 % 57 € -26.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 33 € 57.3 % 51 € 33.7 %

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
December 2022
Amount
Change jan-December 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 270 € 13.5 % 220 € 10.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 87 € -16.8 % 90 € -2.3 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

16 accommodation establishments (+0)
560 rooms (+5)
1,400 beds (+49)

Room utilization 28.4 % (+6.8)
Unsold rooms 400

Airbnb and Vrbo

160 accommodation establishments (+18)
146 apartments (+24)
340 rooms (+65)

Apartment utilization 36.6 % (+1.4)
Unsold apartments 93

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

21 accommodation establishments (-20)
19 apartments (-16)
43 rooms (-31)

Apartment utilization 34.9 % (+15)
Unsold apartments 12

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

6.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
410 rooms (-23)
950 beds (-24)

Room utilization 34.0 % (+13)
Unsold rooms 270
Bed utilization 20.5 % (+6.6)

Airbnb and Vrbo

116 accommodation establishments (+37)
104 apartments (+38)
240 rooms (+83)

Apartment utilization 37.7 % (-4.3)
Unsold apartments 65

Capacity & Utilization (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and Vrbo

23 accommodation establishments (+1)
23 apartments (+2)
59 rooms (+13)

Apartment utilization 33.4 % (-5.8)
Unsold apartments 15

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

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, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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