Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 23 percent
In December 2022, 12,600 registered bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (+22.7 %), of which 11,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 910 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 25 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased five percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 23 percent from last year's December.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from United States (154 nights).
6,400 nights (+21.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,200 nights (+24.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and December, 248,000 registered bed nights (+5.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 26,100 (+72.5 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 274,000 (+9.4 %) 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
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
8,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 23 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.9 percent were domestic, and 5.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.5 nights (+0.01) and foreigners 2.2 nights (-0.19).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
33,300 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 33,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 17,100 (+65.6 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,900 (-46.0 %)
- Imatra: 2,700 (+3.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,600 (-47.3 %)
- Vartius: 1,700 (-32.0 %)
- Kuusamo: 25 (-71.9 %)
- Salla: 191 (-3.0 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 55 (-32.1 %)
Accommodation sales 875,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in December were 875,000 euro (+158,000).
Registered January-December sales were 17.8 million euro and they increased 3.5 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||102 €||4.9 %||108 €||7.9 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||69 €||-0.6 %||65 €||14.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||30 €||26.8 %||46 €||24.9 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
25 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,000 rooms (-9)
2,400 beds (+64)
Room utilization 28.9 % (+5.0)
Unsold rooms 720
Bed utilization 18.1 % (+3.1)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteostat, Statistics Finland
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