Kymenlaakso
Accommodation and Travel Stats

May 2020

Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 8,800
70 %
icon: finland 8,300
66 %
icon: foreign 510
91 %
Top 3:
Estonia
170
75 %
United States
64
59 %
Sweden
53
73 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 4,200
72 %
icon: finland 4,000
67 %
icon: foreign 171
93 %
Top 3:
Estonia
44
83 %
United States
38
49 %
Russia
23
98 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 456,000
73 %
Average prices:
Night
51.80 €
5.70 €
Room
90.60 €
7.30 €
RevPAR
21.40 €
24.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 25
17 %
icon: room 690
40 %
icon: bed 1,800
30 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 8.9 °C
0.8 °C
icon: rainfall 27 mm
43 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

8,800 registered bed nights

In May 2020, 8,800 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-70.4 %), of which 8,300 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 70 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (170 nights).

4,400 nights (-68.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 4,400 nights (-72.2 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 40,400 bed nights (-43.8 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 9,900 (-52.7 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 50,400 (-45.8 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.9 percent

Total of 302,000 bed nights (-80.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 282,000 nights (-74.6 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 19,700 nights (-95.8 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kymenlaakso out of total bed nights was 2.9 % (+1.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.9 % and foreign bed nights 2.6 %.

4,200 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 72 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 95.9 percent were domestic, and 4.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 2.1 nights (+0.11) and foreigners 3.0 nights (+0.76).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

19,400 Russian travelers via eastern border

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 456,000 euro

Registered accommodation sales in May were 456,000 euro (-1.3 million).

Registered January-May sales were 3.3 million euro and they decreased 2.5 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 91 € -7.4 % 98 € 2.5 %
Bed Night (Registered) 52 € -9.9 % 66 € 5.2 %
Revpar (Registered) 21 € -53.8 %  27 € -21.4 % 

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

25 accommodation establishments (-5)
690 rooms (-450)
1,800 beds (-790)

Room utilization 23.6 % (-24)
Unsold rooms 530
Bed utilization 12.4 % (-21)

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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