Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

July 2020

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 28,400
2 %
icon: finland 26,800
22 %
icon: foreign 1,600
74 %
Top 3:
United Kingdom
530
17 %
Estonia
240
62 %
Switzerland
153
47 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 17,200
9 %
icon: finland 16,700
29 %
icon: foreign 470
84 %
Top 3:
Estonia
109
55 %
United Kingdom
72
55 %
Russia
55
96 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 1.3 mill.
11 %
Average prices:
Night
44.90 €
3.70 €
Room
118.50 €
7.30 €
RevPAR
76.80 €
17.00 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 15
17 %
icon: room 550
10 %
icon: bed 1,400
6 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 16.2 °C
0.2 °C
icon: rainfall 60 mm
9 mm

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

Registered bed nights increased two percent

In July 2020, 28,400 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (+1.6 %), of which 26,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,600 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 22 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 74 percent. In total, bed nights increased two percent from last year's July.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from United Kingdom (530 nights).

24,300 nights (+1.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,100 nights (-0.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and July, 62,700 bed nights (-6.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 9,700 (-61.3 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 72,400 (-21.5 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.1 percent

Total of 2.6 million bed nights (-21.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 2.4 million nights (-2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 141,000 nights (-82.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 1.1 % (+0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.1 % and foreign bed nights 1.1 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

17,200 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased nine percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 97.2 percent were domestic, and 2.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During July, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.6 nights (-0.09) and foreigners 3.3 nights (+1.2).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

21,900 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 21,900 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 5,500 (-94.1 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,400 (-95.2 %)
  • Imatra: 2,400 (-95.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,800 (-83.1 %)
  • Vartius: 1,600 (-82.4 %)
  • Kuusamo: 91 (-82.1 %)
  • Salla: 51 (-98.2 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 31 (-98.8 %)

Russian visa applications increased 29 percent (February)

There was a total of 51,600 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Accommodation sales 1.6 million euro

Total accommodation sales in July were 1.6 million euro (+220,000). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 18.5 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.3 million euro (+123,000) and non-registered sales 289,000 euro (+100,000).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
July 2020
Amount
Change jan-July 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 173 € 39.3 %  158 € 4.1 %
Adr (Registered) 118 € 6.6 % 104 €
Revpar (Non-Registered) 113 € 66.0 %  69 € -2.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 77 € 28.4 %  35 €
Bed Night (Registered) 45 € 9.0 % 54 € -3.5 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
July 2020
Amount
Change jan-July 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 94 € 1.6 % 89 € 5.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 51 € 0.7 % 35 € 6.3 %

Accommodation sales 1.2 million euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in July were 1.2 million euro (+107,000). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 14.2 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.0 million euro (+53,100) and non-registered sales 166,000 euro (+56,300).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
July 2020
Amount
Change jan-July 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 173 € 37.5 %  160 € -4.9 %
Adr (Registered) 121 € 7.2 % 104 € 0.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 119 € 64.9 %  78 € -12.2 % 
Revpar (Registered) 80 € 23.6 %  36 € -13.3 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 47 € 4.1 % 56 € -4.8 %

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
July 2020
Amount
Change jan-July 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 230 € 52.4 %  210 € 34.3 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 153 € 110.3 %  73 € 21.0 % 

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

15 accommodation establishments (-3)
550 rooms (-60)
1,400 beds (-85)

Room utilization 64.8 % (+11)
Unsold rooms 195

Airbnb and HomeAway

140 accommodation establishments (-11)
125 apartments (-4)
280 rooms (-47)

Apartment utilization 65.7 % (+11)
Unsold apartments 43

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and HomeAway

30 accommodation establishments (+2)
25 apartments (+2)
50 rooms (+1)

Apartment utilization 54.4 % (-0.52)
Unsold apartments 11

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

5.0 accommodation establishments (-2)
420 rooms (-40)
960 beds (-47)

Room utilization 66.3 % (+8.8)
Unsold rooms 141
Bed utilization 53.4 % (+6.1)

Airbnb and HomeAway

78 accommodation establishments (-4)
69 apartments (+0)
151 rooms (-16)

Apartment utilization 69.3 % (+11)
Unsold apartments 21

Capacity & Utilization (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and HomeAway

32 accommodation establishments (-9)
31 apartments (-6)
79 rooms (-32)

Apartment utilization 66.8 % (+19)
Unsold apartments 10

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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