Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell
8,900 registered bed nights (February)
In February 2021, 8,900 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-33.0 %), of which 7,900 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 970 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 25 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 64 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 33 percent from last year's February.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from United States (163 nights).
3,600 nights (-41.2 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,300 nights (-26.1 %) by business visitors.
Between January and February, 14,400 bed nights (-29.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 2,000 (-72.5 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 16,500 (-40.6 %) 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
Bed nights by country of arrival
Bed nights comparison between regions
5,000 tourists arrived to accommodation (February)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 44 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 92.5 percent were domestic, and 7.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.7 nights (+0.31) and foreigners 2.6 nights (+0.7).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
22,700 Russian travelers via eastern border (February)
A total of 22,700 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 5,900 (-90.3 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,500 (-94.0 %)
- Imatra: 3,100 (-93.7 %)
- Niirala: 4,400 (-79.3 %)
- Vartius: 1,600 (-79.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 103 (-83.1 %)
- Salla: 33 (-98.9 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 17 (-99.3 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 97 percent
There was a total of 940 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 38.0 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (February)
The number of foreign visitors in February was 5,500 (-73.4 %). Out of them 4,200 were on a daytrip and 1,300 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and February was 8,900 (-84.8 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Kymenlaakso in February was 760,000 euro (138 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 212,000 euro and day visitors 549,000 euro. Between January and February the consumption was 1.2 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
Accommodation sales 634,000 euro (February)
Registered accommodation sales in February were 634,000 euro (-291,000).
Registered January-February sales were 1.2 million euro and they decreased 660,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||97 €||-2.9 %||99 €||-0.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||71 €||2.3 %||75 €||9.7 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||24 €||-31.6 %||22 €||-36.7 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (February)
23 accommodation establishments (-2)
950 rooms (+14)
2,200 beds (+91)
Room utilization 24.8 % (-10)
Unsold rooms 710
Bed utilization 14.1 % (-7.3)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "kymenlaakso"
Global Google searches for "kymenlaakso + keyword"
Google searches for "kymenlaakso" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Hotel customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Border Research
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