Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell
8,700 registered bed nights (May)
In May 2020, 8,700 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-70.7 %), of which 8,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 510 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 66 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 91 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 71 percent from last year's May.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (170 nights).
4,400 nights (-68.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,400 nights (-72.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 40,300 bed nights (-44.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 9,900 (-52.7 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 50,300 (-45.9 %) 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
4,100 tourists arrived to accommodation (May)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 72 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 95.8 percent were domestic, and 4.2 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 2.1 nights (+0.12) and foreigners 3.0 nights (+0.76).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
19,400 Russian travelers via eastern border (May)
A total of 19,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 66.8 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 4,600 (-94.7 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,000 (-94.8 %)
- Imatra: 2,200 (-95.2 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 2.0 (-100.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,400 (-80.5 %)
- Vartius: 1,400 (-81.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 0.0 (-100.0 %)
- Salla: 19 (-99.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 23 (-99.3 %)
Russian visa applications increased 29 percent (February)
There was a total of 51,600 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 458,000 euro (May)
Registered accommodation sales in May were 458,000 euro (-1.2 million).
Registered January-May sales were 3.3 million euro and they decreased 2.5 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||90 €||-8.2 %||98 €||2.4 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||53 €||-8.4 %||66 €||5.4 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||21 €||-54.2 %||27 €||-21.5 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (May)
25 accommodation establishments (-5)
690 rooms (-450)
1,800 beds (-780)
Room utilization 23.6 % (-24)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 530
Bed utilization 12.3 % (-21)
Registered room utilization
Website's user sessions by language
Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland
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