Kymenlaakso
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2020

Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 4,300
75 %
icon: finland 4,100
70 %
icon: foreign 200
94 %
Top 3:
Germany
63
80 %
Estonia
52
82 %
Russia
24
97 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 2,000
81 %
icon: finland 1,900
77 %
icon: foreign 77
96 %
Top 3:
Estonia
26
80 %
United Kingdom
14
91 %
Slovakia
6.0
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 282,000
73 %
Average prices:
Night
66.00 €
4.80 €
Room
96.60 €
2.90 €
RevPAR
16.10 €
16.80 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 19
30 %
icon: room 550
48 %
icon: bed 1,400
41 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 3.6 °C
1.8 °C
icon: rainfall 27 mm
18 mm

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel and accommodation trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

4,300 registered bed nights

In April 2020, 4,300 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-75.1 %), of which 4,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 200 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 70 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 94 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 75 percent from last year's April.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (63 nights).

1,700 nights (-80.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,600 nights (-70.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and April, 32,100 bed nights (-32.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 9,400 (-39.0 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 41,600 (-34.3 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.3 percent

Total of 187,000 bed nights (-88.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 170,000 nights (-86.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 16,600 nights (-95.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kymenlaakso out of total bed nights was 2.3 % (+1.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.4 % and foreign bed nights 1.2 %.

2,000 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 81 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 96.1 percent were domestic, and 3.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 2.1 nights (+0.52) and foreigners 2.6 nights (+0.66).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

20,100 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 20,100 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 63.1 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 4,300 (-93.9 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 5,800 (-94.2 %)
  • Imatra: 2,500 (-94.0 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 8.0 (-99.9 %)
  • Niirala: 4,700 (-78.0 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-79.0 %)
  • Kuusamo: 77 (-76.5 %)
  • Salla: 24 (-99.0 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 17 (-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 282,000 euro

Registered accommodation sales in April were 282,000 euro (-769,000).

Registered January-April sales were 2.9 million euro and they decreased 1.3 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2020
Amount
Change jan-April 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 97 € 3.1 % 99 € 4.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 66 € 7.8 % 69 € 5.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 16 € -51.0 %  28 € -9.8 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

19 accommodation establishments (-8)
550 rooms (-520)
1,400 beds (-1,000)

Room utilization 16.7 % (-18)
Unsold rooms 460
Bed utilization 8.7 % (-13)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

Kymenlaakson liitto
PL 35, 48601 KOTKA
Karhulantie 36 B, 48600 KOTKA

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