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 four percent (August)
In August 2021, 33,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (+3.5 %), of which 31,400 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,900 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased six percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 27 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased four percent from last year's August.
23,200 nights (+14.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,100 nights (-15.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 171,000 registered bed nights (+24.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 9,800 (-38.4 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 181,000 (+18.2 %) 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
Registered bed nights comparison between regions
20,200 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased eight percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 95.2 percent were domestic, and 4.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.6 nights (-0.03) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.9).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 40 percent
A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
- Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
- Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent (August)
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (August)
The number of foreign visitors in August was 10,800 (+6.8 %). Out of them 7,600 were on a daytrip and 3,200 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and August was 45,600 (-52.8 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Kymenlaakso in August was 1.5 million euro (140 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 538,000 euro and day visitors 983,000 euro. Between January and August the consumption was 6.4 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
Accommodation sales 2.0 million euro (August)
Registered accommodation sales in August were 2.0 million euro (+80,800).
Registered January-August sales were 9.2 million euro and they increased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||107 €||-3.0 %||98 €||-3.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||60 €||0.7 %||51 €||-4.5 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||54 €||-12.8 %||35 €||-12.0 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (August)
28 accommodation establishments (+2)
1,100 rooms (+103)
2,600 beds (+135)
Room utilization 50.7 % (-5.7)
Unsold rooms 560
Bed utilization 35.1 % (-0.3)
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
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Accommodation 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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