Accommodation and Travel Stats
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Kotka: Tourism in a nutshell
6,700 registered bed nights
In January 2019, 6,700 bed nights were recorded in Kotka (+0.0 %), of which 3,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased seven percent and foreign bed nights decreased seven percent. In total, bed nights increased less than one percent from last year's January.
3,500 nights (+29.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,200 nights (-19.8 %) by business visitors.
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
Bed nights by country of arrival
Market share 0.4 percent
Total of 1.5 million bed nights (+1.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 869,000 nights (+1.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 675,000 nights (+0.6 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Kotka out of total bed nights was 0.4 % (-0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.4 % and foreign bed nights 0.5 %.
3,500 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased one percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 58.8 percent were domestic, and 41.2 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka on average 1.8 nights (+0.33) and foreigners 2.1 nights (-0.89).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
262,000 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 262,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 80.1 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 70,200 (-12.5 %)
- Nuijamaa: 81,500 (-1.6 %)
- Imatra: 43,200 (-5.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 15,100 (+7.4 %)
- Niirala: 21,400 (-4.0 %)
- Vartius: 8,900 (-6.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 640 (+0.5 %)
- Salla: 3,500 (-18.9 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,800 (-2.9 %)
Russian visa applications increased one percent
There was a total of 34,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.2 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 467,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in January were 467,000 euro (+75,700).
|Adr (Registered)||100 €||2.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||70 €||19.3 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||32 €||-1.9 %|
Tax free sales -37.8 %
Tax free sales decreased 38 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -38.3 %, Chinese +122.8 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
6.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
420 rooms (+52)
890 beds (+104)
Room utilization 32.2 % (-1.5)
Unsold rooms 290
Registered room utilization
Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland