Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kotka: Tourism in a nutshell
3,300 registered bed nights
In January 2021, 3,300 bed nights were recorded in Kotka (-52.5 %), of which 2,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 510 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 32 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 82 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 52 percent from last year's January.
1,200 nights (-59.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,100 nights (-46.8 %) 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
Bed nights comparison between regions
1,700 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 56 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 93.3 percent were domestic, and 6.7 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka on average 1.8 nights (+0.09) and foreigners 4.4 nights (+2.4).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
23,500 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 23,500 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 6,800 (-92.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,100 (-94.3 %)
- Imatra: 3,300 (-94.1 %)
- Niirala: 4,700 (-81.6 %)
- Vartius: 1,600 (-82.4 %)
- Kuusamo: 88 (-87.7 %)
- Salla: 82 (-98.0 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 31 (-99.0 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent
There was a total of 420 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 51.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 312,000 euro
Total accommodation sales in January were 312,000 euro (-252,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 16.0 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 262,000 euro (-209,000) and non-registered sales 50,000 euro (-41,000).
|Adr (Non-Registered)||148 €||2.6 %|
|Adr (Registered)||103 €||1.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||79 €||17.2 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||48 €||-27.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||20 €||-44.1 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
5.0 accommodation establishments (-1)
420 rooms (-15)
960 beds (-33)
Room utilization 19.3 % (-16)
Unsold rooms 340
Bed utilization 11.0 % (-12)
Airbnb and Vrbo
81 accommodation establishments (-1)
72 apartments (+1)
154 rooms (-7)
Apartment utilization 32.7 % (-13)
Unsold apartments 48
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
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in January was 8.08/10 (-0.75).