Kymenlaakso
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

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 trends.

Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 17,900
13 %
icon: finland 14,100
8 %
icon: foreign 3,800
26 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 11,900
1 %
icon: finland 9,800
1 %
icon: foreign 2,100
11 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 1.3 mill.
10 %
Average prices:
Night
70.90 €
2.30 €
Room
100.40 €
5.20 €
RevPAR
38.30 €
3.70 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 28
4 %
icon: room 1,100
1 %
icon: bed 2,600
2 %

Temperature

Rainfall

17,900 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2019, 17,900 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-12.7 %), of which 14,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,800 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased eight percent and foreign bed nights decreased 26 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 13 percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 235,000 bed nights (+10.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 55,900 (-1.8 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 291,000 (+7.7 %) nights.

7,600 nights (-16.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,200 nights (-9.4 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.1 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kymenlaakso out of total bed nights was 1.1 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.3 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

11,900 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased one percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 82.6 percent were domestic, and 17.4 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.4 nights (-0.15) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.39).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 14 percent (November)

A total of 320,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 82.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 74,800 (+12.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 119,000 (+20.8 %)
  • Imatra: 54,300 (+17.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 15,700 (+28.0 %)
  • Niirala: 23,500 (+10.1 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (+4.4 %)
  • Kuusamo: 530 (+41.1 %)
  • Salla: 3,700 (+11.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,300 (+30.0 %)

Russian visa applications decreased six percent (November)

There was a total of 55,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 76.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 1.3 million euro (November)

Registered accommodation sales in November were 1.3 million euro (-137,000).

Registered January-November sales were 16.2 million euro and they increased 1.3 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2019
Amount
Change jan-November 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 100 € 5.4 % 99 € 7.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 71 € 3.4 % 56 € 0.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 38 € -8.7 % 42 € 8.0 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

28 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,100 rooms (-14)
2,600 beds (+60)

Room utilization 38.1 % (-5.9)
Unsold rooms 680

Registered room utilization

Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland


Kymenlaakson liitto

PL 35, 48601 KOTKA

Karhulantie 36 B, 48600 KOTKA
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