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 28 percent (May)
In May 2021, 5,900 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka (+27.9 %), of which 5,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 320 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 28 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 27 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 28 percent from last year's May.
3,800 nights (+44.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,100 nights (+5.5 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 18,400 registered bed nights (+3.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,800 (-70.0 %) for foreigners in Kotka, in total 20,200 (-14.5 %) 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
3,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (May)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 61 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.7 percent were domestic, and 3.3 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka on average 1.8 nights (-0.48) and foreigners 2.9 nights (+0.29).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 43 percent
A total of 29,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 69.4 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 8,200 (+70.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 8,700 (+43.9 %)
- Imatra: 3,200 (+40.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 5.0
- Niirala: 6,000 (+29.3 %)
- Vartius: 1,800 (+18.3 %)
- Kuusamo: 21 (-65.0 %)
- Salla: 79 (+88.1 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 52 (+85.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 370 percent
There was a total of 2,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 55.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||158 €||-13.7 %||200 €||29.3 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||80 €||-23.9 %||92 €||33.1 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
101 accommodation establishments (+24)
86 apartments (+16)
199 rooms (+27)
Apartment utilization 50.9 % (-6.8)
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 June was 7.94/10 (-0.09).