Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kotka: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased three percent (August)
In August 2021, 16,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka (+3.0 %), of which 16,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 780 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased three percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 11 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased three percent from last year's August.
11,000 nights (+19.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,900 nights (-18.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 72,500 registered bed nights (+12.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3,700 (-55.5 %) for foreigners in Kotka, in total 76,200 (+5.0 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
Registered bed nights comparison between regions
9,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased four percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.2 percent were domestic, and 3.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka on average 1.8 nights (-0.02) and foreigners 2.2 nights (+0.03).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 40 percent
A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
- Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
- Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent (August)
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||125 €||-20.0 %||171 €||6.2 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||59 €||-35.5 %||86 €||4.9 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
94 accommodation establishments (+24)
79 apartments (+18)
171 rooms (+41)
Apartment utilization 47.4 % (-11)
Unsold apartments 42
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kotka"
Global Google searches for "kotka + keyword"
Google searches for "kotka" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Accommodation customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in September was 7.86/10 (-0.02).