Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell
12,700 registered bed nights
In December 2019, 12,700 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-1.2 %), of which 9,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,900 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased three percent and foreign bed nights decreased 13 percent. In total, bed nights decreased one percent from last year's December.
6,300 nights (-9.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,400 nights (+8.7 %) by business visitors.
Between January and December, 235,000 bed nights (+8.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 53,900 (-2.7 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 289,000 (+6.2 %) 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
8,400 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased seven percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 80.0 percent were domestic, and 20.0 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.5 nights (-0.1) and foreigners 1.7 nights (-0.23).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased six percent
A total of 311,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 92.3 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 83,100 (-2.1 %)
- Nuijamaa: 124,000 (+13.2 %)
- Imatra: 60,900 (+9.4 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 19,900 (+21.0 %)
- Niirala: 25,500 (+1.9 %)
- Vartius: 10,100 (-0.2 %)
- Kuusamo: 740 (+17.2 %)
- Salla: 3,400 (-7.7 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 3,200 (-1.4 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 12 percent
There was a total of 56,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 72.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption
The number of foreign visitors in December was 29,700 (-1.5 %). Out of them 22,800 were on a daytrip and 6,900 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and December was 378,000 (+4.8 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Kymenlaakso in December was 4.1 million euro (138 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 1.1 million euro and day visitors 3.0 million euro. Between January and December the consumption was 52.7 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
Accommodation sales 771,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in December were 771,000 euro (+21,900).
Registered January-December sales were 16.4 million euro and they increased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||97 €||4.9 %||99 €||7.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||61 €||4.2 %||57 €||1.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||26 €||8.5 %||41 €||8.4 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
25 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,100 rooms (-27)
2,500 beds (+25)
Room utilization 27.0 % (+0.9)
Unsold rooms 780
Bed utilization 18.1 % (+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
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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