Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered bed nights increased four percent (December 2019)
In December 2019, 7,700 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+4.1 %), of which 5,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,300 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 12 percent. In total, bed nights increased four percent from last year's December.
Between January and December, 113,000 bed nights (+9.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 40,600 (-9.3 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 154,000 (+3.9 %) nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Bed nights by country of arrival
Market share 0.4 percent (December 2019)
Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+0.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 986,000 nights (+2.0 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 787,000 nights (-0.4 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 0.4 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.5 % and foreign bed nights 0.3 %.
Bed nights comparison between regions
4,800 tourists arrived to accommodation (December 2019)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 18 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 72.4 percent were domestic, and 27.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.5 nights (-0.12) and foreigners 1.7 nights (-0.42).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 11 percent
A total of 291,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 85,500 (+21.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 106,000 (+30.6 %)
- Imatra: 55,800 (+29.3 %)
- Niirala: 25,700 (+20.4 %)
- Vartius: 9,200 (+3.5 %)
- Kuusamo: 720 (+11.7 %)
- Salla: 4,000 (+14.9 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 3,000 (+5.6 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 12 percent (December 2019)
There was a total of 56,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 72.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 453,000 euro (December 2019)
Registered accommodation sales in December were 453,000 euro (-11,900).
Registered January-December sales were 9.0 million euro and they decreased 171,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||102 €||99 €|
|Bed Night (Registered)||63 €||62 €|
|Revpar (Registered)||28 €||41 €|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (December 2019)
15 accommodation establishments (+1)
550 rooms (+11)
1,400 beds (+72)
Room utilization 27.0 %
Unsold rooms 400