Kotka
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2022

Kotka: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 16,200
4 %
icon: finland 15,000
7 %
icon: foreign 1,300
64 %
Top 3:
Russia
380
3,391 %
Germany
164
23 %
Sweden
80
7 %
icon: star 8,800
3 %
icon: finland 8,100
7 %
icon: foreign 730
109 %
Top 3:
Russia
290
3,089 %
Germany
78
24 %
Estonia
52
34 %
icon: star 1.2 mill. €
1 %
Average prices:
Night
72.60 €
3.30 €
Room
120.80 €
2.40 €
RevPAR
84.30 €
5.00 €
icon: establishment 6.0
0 %
icon: room 410
7 %
icon: bed 930
5 %
icon: temperature 18.7 °C
3.6 °C
icon: rainfall 59 mm
42 mm

16,200 registered bed nights

In August 2022, 16,200 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka (-3.6 %), of which 15,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,300 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased seven percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 64 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased four percent from last year's August.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (380 nights).

11,400 nights (+4.2 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,800 nights (-18.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 71,100 registered bed nights (-2.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 7,000 (+88.7 %) for foreigners in Kotka, in total 78,100 (+2.3 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.7 percent

Total of 2.3 million registered bed nights (+12.6 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (-2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 560,000 nights (+114.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka out of total registered bed nights was 0.7 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.9 % and foreign bed nights 0.2 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

8,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased three percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 91.8 percent were domestic, and 8.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka on average 1.8 nights (+0.01) and foreigners 1.7 nights (-0.49).

Domestic visitor days were 154,000

In August 2022, 154,000 domestic visitor days were recorded in Kotka (-11.7 %). Registered nights by domestic visitors equaled 40,400 (-2.7 %).

Between January and August, 1.1 million domestic visitor days were recorded in Kotka (-10.0 %). Registered nights by domestic visitors equaled 263,000 (-5.9 %).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Visitor count by attraction

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 250 percent

A total of 129,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 59,700 (+405.7 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 36,900 (+210.0 %)
  • Imatra: 18,400 (+518.8 %)
  • Niirala: 9,900 (+36.3 %)
  • Vartius: 3,100 (+47.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 68 (+36.0 %)
  • Salla: 720 (+234.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 740 (+1,054.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 330 percent (June)

There was a total of 12,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 1.3 million euro

Total accommodation sales in August were 1.3 million euro (+12,300). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 10.7 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.2 million euro (+11,100) and non-registered sales 142,000 euro (+1,200).

Total January-August sales were 6.2 million euro and they increased 487,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2022
Amount
Change jan-August 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 121 € 2.0 % 118 € 5.7 %
Adr (Non-Registered) 113 € -13.0 % 125 € -28.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 84 € 6.3 % 49 € 27.2 %
Bed Night (Registered) 73 € 4.8 % 69 € 14.2 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 66 € -3.4 % 59 € -33.2 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

6.0 accommodation establishments (+0)
410 rooms (-29)
930 beds (-52)

Room utilization 69.8 % (+2.8)
Unsold rooms 123

Airbnb and Vrbo

115 accommodation establishments (+21)
99 apartments (+18)
182 rooms (+12)

Apartment utilization 58.5 % (+5.8)
Unsold apartments 41

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction (June)

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 7.86/10 (-0.08).

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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

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Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Elisa, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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