Accommodation and Travel Stats
Kymenlaakso: Tourism in a nutshell
10,400 registered bed nights
In November 2020, 10,400 bed nights were recorded in Kymenlaakso (-39.5 %), of which 9,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,300 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 32 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 66 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 40 percent from last year's November.
4,000 nights (-46.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,500 nights (-34.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and November, 181,000 bed nights (-19.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 19,900 (-60.9 %) for foreigners in Kymenlaakso, in total 201,000 (-27.4 %) 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
6,500 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 44 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 94.2 percent were domestic, and 5.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kymenlaakso on average 1.5 nights (+0.09) and foreigners 3.3 nights (+1.5).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
23,800 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 23,800 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 6,400 (-91.4 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,300 (-94.7 %)
- Imatra: 3,500 (-93.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,900 (-79.3 %)
- Vartius: 1,700 (-80.5 %)
- Kuusamo: 26 (-95.1 %)
- Salla: 33 (-99.1 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 23 (-99.3 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent
There was a total of 670 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 45.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption
The number of foreign visitors in November was 6,700 (-81.6 %). Out of them 5,100 were on a daytrip and 1,600 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and November was 118,000 (-66.2 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Kymenlaakso in November was 919,000 euro (138 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 259,000 euro and day visitors 660,000 euro. Between January and November the consumption was 16.3 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
Accommodation sales 846,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in November were 846,000 euro (-384,000).
Registered January-November sales were 11.3 million euro and they decreased 4.3 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||105 €||4.1 %||101 €||2.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||81 €||13.7 %||57 €||0.1 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||30 €||-23.7 %||38 €||-9.0 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
24 accommodation establishments (-1)
960 rooms (-101)
2,300 beds (-170)
Room utilization 28.3 % (-10)
Unsold rooms 690
Bed utilization 15.4 % (-8.1)
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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