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 80 percent (May)
In May 2021, 15,200 registered bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (+80.3 %), of which 14,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,000 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 77 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 154 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 80 percent from last year's May.
9,500 nights (+122.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,700 nights (+37.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 44,700 registered bed nights (+14.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 4,400 (-53.3 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 49,100 (+1.1 %) 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
8,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (May)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 116 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.5 percent were domestic, and 3.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.7 nights (-0.39) and foreigners 3.2 nights (+0.7).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 43 percent
A total of 29,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 69.4 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 8,200 (+70.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 8,700 (+43.9 %)
- Imatra: 3,200 (+40.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 5.0
- Niirala: 6,000 (+29.3 %)
- Vartius: 1,800 (+18.3 %)
- Kuusamo: 21 (-65.0 %)
- Salla: 79 (+88.1 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 52 (+85.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 370 percent
There was a total of 2,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 55.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (May)
The number of foreign visitors in May was 3,000 (+99.4 %). Out of them 2,100 were on a daytrip and 880 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and May was 16,100 (-77.5 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Kymenlaakso in May was 422,000 euro (140 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 146,000 euro and day visitors 275,000 euro. Between January and May the consumption was 2.2 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
Accommodation sales 929,000 euro (May)
Registered accommodation sales in May were 929,000 euro (+492,000).
Registered January-May sales were 3.4 million euro and they increased 141,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||93 €||2.7 %||96 €||-2.7 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||61 €||17.9 %||69 €||3.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||26 €||24.3 %||22 €||-20.1 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (May)
25 accommodation establishments (+3)
1,100 rooms (+390)
2,500 beds (+750)
Room utilization 28.2 % (+4.9)
Unsold rooms 760
Bed utilization 17.2 % (+4.7)
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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