Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2022

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (March)
icon: star 5,700
33 %
icon: finland 4,800
21 %
icon: foreign 920
173 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (March)
icon: star 3,100
42 %
icon: finland 2,700
26 %
icon: foreign 460
408 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (March)
icon: star 455,000 €
46 %
Average prices:
Night
79.90 €
7.10 €
Room
101.10 €
4.60 €
RevPAR
22.70 €
5.00 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (March)
icon: establishment 15
7 %
icon: room 560
10 %
icon: bed 1,400
14 %
utilization icon
Utilization (March)
icon: room 22 %
22 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.5 °C
1.5 °C
icon: rainfall 28 mm
1 mm

Registered bed nights increased 33 percent (March)

In March 2022, 5,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+32.9 %), of which 4,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 920 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 21 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 173 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 33 percent from last year's March.

2,500 nights (+24.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,200 nights (+39.9 %) by business visitors.

Between January and March, 13,600 registered bed nights (+13.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,900 (+27.7 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 15,500 (+15.2 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.3 percent (March)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+105.0 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (+70.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 377,000 nights (+699.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total registered bed nights was 0.3 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.3 % and foreign bed nights 0.2 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

3,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (March)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 42 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 85.4 percent were domestic, and 14.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.8 nights (-0.08) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-1.7).

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

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 19 percent

A total of 31,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 75.5 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 14,100 (+105.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,800 (+18.0 %)
  • Imatra: 760 (-78.8 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 4.0 (-33.3 %)
  • Niirala: 5,400 (+2.0 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (+8.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-74.1 %)
  • Salla: 173 (+174.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 83 (+144.1 %)

Russian visa applications increased 800 percent (February)

There was a total of 7,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (March)

The number of foreign visitors in March was 10,100 (+407.8 %). Out of them 9,000 were on a daytrip and 1,000 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and March was 15,600 (+157.6 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Kotka-Hamina Region in March was 1.9 million euro (185 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 193,000 euro and day visitors 1.7 million euro. Between January and March the consumption was 2.9 million euro.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 133 € -29.1 % 138 € -30.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 51 € -34.8 % 47 € -45.8 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 93 € -14.6 % 86 € -22.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 30 € -36.3 % 20 € -51.9 %

Average prices (Kotka)

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 124 € -40.3 % 127 € -44.4 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 56 € -37.9 % 48 € -53.7 %

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 220 € 10.2 % 220 € 28.8 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 57 € -22.6 % 69 € -1.7 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Airbnb and Vrbo

142 accommodation establishments (-38)
124 apartments (-37)
260 rooms (-86)

Apartment utilization 38.7 % (-2.5)
Unsold apartments 76

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and Vrbo

21 accommodation establishments (-23)
20 apartments (-17)
39 rooms (-35)

Apartment utilization 32.1 % (-11)
Unsold apartments 14

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Airbnb and Vrbo

94 accommodation establishments (-9)
78 apartments (-14)
164 rooms (-29)

Apartment utilization 44.9 % (+1.7)
Unsold apartments 43

Capacity & Utilization (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and Vrbo

27 accommodation establishments (-6)
26 apartments (-6)
58 rooms (-22)

Apartment utilization 25.1 % (-8.0)
Unsold apartments 19

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction (March, Hamina)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in March was 8.36/10.

Accommodation customer satisfaction (March, Kotka)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in March was 8.32/10 (-0.36).

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

Rainfall

Visitor count by attraction

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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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