Kotka-Hamina Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2020

Kotka-Hamina Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 20,400
7 %
icon: finland 19,000
10 %
icon: foreign 1,400
70 %
Top 3:
Estonia
320
42 %
United Kingdom
300
5 %
Germany
270
47 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 11,700
5 %
icon: finland 11,000
11 %
icon: foreign 740
69 %
Top 3:
Estonia
177
61 %
Germany
133
50 %
Latvia
125
155 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 1.2 mill.
4 %
Average prices:
Night
61.10 €
6.30 €
Room
117.20 €
14.00 €
RevPAR
73.70 €
17.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 15
17 %
icon: room 560
10 %
icon: bed 1,400
9 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 16.5 °C
0.1 °C
icon: rainfall 81 mm
34 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

20,400 registered bed nights

In August 2020, 20,400 bed nights were recorded in Kotka-Hamina Region (-7.1 %), of which 19,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,400 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 10 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 70 percent. In total, bed nights decreased seven percent from last year's August.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (320 nights).

12,400 nights (-10.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,100 nights (-0.8 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 81,700 bed nights (-3.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 11,200 (-62.6 %) for foreigners in Kotka-Hamina Region, in total 92,900 (-18.7 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.2 percent

Total of 1.7 million bed nights (-31.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.5 million nights (-6.9 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 144,000 nights (-81.6 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka-Hamina Region out of total bed nights was 1.2 % (+0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.3 % and foreign bed nights 1.0 %.

Bed nights comparison between regions

11,700 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased five percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 93.7 percent were domestic, and 6.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka-Hamina Region on average 1.7 nights (-0.01) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.05).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

24,600 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 24,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,000 (-93.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,600 (-95.3 %)
  • Imatra: 2,900 (-95.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 5,300 (-80.8 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-81.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 61 (-89.1 %)
  • Salla: 88 (-96.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.1 %)

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 1.5 million euro

Total accommodation sales in August were 1.5 million euro (+26,000). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 16.1 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.2 million euro (+43,300) and non-registered sales 239,000 euro (-10,400).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2020
Amount
Change jan-August 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 170 € 11.8 %  160 € 5.5 %
Adr (Registered) 117 € 13.5 %  108 €
Revpar (Non-Registered) 103 € 13.1 %  74 € -0.8 %
Revpar (Registered) 74 € 31.7 %  41 €
Bed Night (Registered) 61 € 11.5 %  55 € 0.2 %

Average prices (Hamina)

= change at least 10 %
August 2020
Amount
Change jan-August 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 95 € -13.1 %  91 € 0.1 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 56 € -11.7 %  39 € 0.9 %

Accommodation sales 1.2 million euro (Kotka)

Total accommodation sales in August were 1.2 million euro (+124,000). The share of Airbnb and HomeAway was 10.8 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.1 million euro (+135,000) and non-registered sales 130,000 euro (-7,400).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2020
Amount
Change jan-August 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 179 € 17.1 %  163 € -1.6 %
Adr (Registered) 120 € 14.7 %  108 € 4.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 108 € 13.9 %  82 € -9.0 %
Revpar (Registered) 80 € 26.0 %  42 € -5.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 66 € 15.7 %  58 € -0.6 %

Average prices (Other South Kymenlaakso)

= change at least 10 %
August 2020
Amount
Change jan-August 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 230 € 19.7 %  220 € 30.0 % 
Revpar (Non-Registered) 145 € 33.1 %  82 € 19.7 % 

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

15 accommodation establishments (-3)
560 rooms (-63)
1,400 beds (-146)

Room utilization 62.9 % (+8.7)
Unsold rooms 210

Airbnb and HomeAway

141 accommodation establishments (-20)
129 apartments (-8)
270 rooms (-75)

Apartment utilization 58.8 % (-1.1)
Unsold apartments 53

Capacity & Utilization (Hamina)

Airbnb and HomeAway

32 accommodation establishments (-3)
28 apartments (+0)
62 rooms (+1)

Apartment utilization 58.2 % (+0.87)
Unsold apartments 12

Capacity & Utilization (Kotka)

Registered Accommodation

5.0 accommodation establishments (-2)
420 rooms (-35)
960 beds (-84)

Room utilization 66.7 % (+6.0)
Unsold rooms 139
Bed utilization 43.9 % (+3.4)

Airbnb and HomeAway

73 accommodation establishments (-14)
66 apartments (-8)
130 rooms (-45)

Apartment utilization 60.6 % (-1.7)
Unsold apartments 26

Capacity & Utilization (Other South Kymenlaakso)

Airbnb and HomeAway

36 accommodation establishments (-3)
35 apartments (+0)
82 rooms (-31)

Apartment utilization 55.9 % (-0.97)
Unsold apartments 15

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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