Kymenlaakso
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2020

Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 32,700
23 %
icon: finland 29,900
13 %
icon: foreign 2,800
65 %
Top 3:
United Kingdom
660
66 %
Germany
450
40 %
Estonia
440
33 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 19,200
23 %
icon: finland 18,000
14 %
icon: foreign 1,200
73 %
Top 3:
Estonia
220
30 %
Germany
199
50 %
Latvia
135
93 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 1.9 mill.
16 %
Average prices:
Night
59.60 €
5.30 €
Room
109.50 €
5.20 €
RevPAR
61.20 €
2.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 29
9 %
icon: room 1,100
10 %
icon: bed 2,700
6 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 16.3 °C
0.2 °C
icon: rainfall 80 mm
28 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

32,700 registered bed nights

In August 2020, 32,700 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-23.2 %), of which 29,900 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,800 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 13 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 65 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 23 percent from last year's August.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from United Kingdom (660 nights).

20,700 nights (-27.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 12,000 nights (-13.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 142,000 bed nights (-23.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 16,800 (-61.7 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 159,000 (-30.4 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.0 percent

Total of 1.7 million bed nights (-31.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.5 million nights (-6.9 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 144,000 nights (-81.6 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kymenlaakso out of total bed nights was 2.0 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.0 % and foreign bed nights 1.9 %.

19,200 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 23 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 94.0 percent were domestic, and 6.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.7 nights (+0.0) and foreigners 2.4 nights (+0.5).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

24,600 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 24,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,000 (-93.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,600 (-95.3 %)
  • Imatra: 2,900 (-95.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 5,300 (-80.8 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-81.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 61 (-89.1 %)
  • Salla: 88 (-96.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.1 %)

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 1.9 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in August were 1.9 million euro (-362,000).

Registered January-August sales were 8.4 million euro and they decreased 3.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2020
Amount
Change jan-August 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 110 € 5.0 % 102 € 2.4 %
Revpar (Registered) 61 € 4.1 % 40 € -7.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 60 € 9.8 % 53 € -0.0 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

29 accommodation establishments (-3)
1,100 rooms (-114)
2,700 beds (-179)

Room utilization 55.9 % (-0.5)
Unsold rooms 480
Bed utilization 34.0 % (-6.2)

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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