Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell
72,500 registered bed nights (July)
In July 2020, 72,500 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-9.3 %), of which 71,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 770 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 95 percent. In total, bed nights decreased nine percent from last year's July.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (186 nights).
63,800 nights (-6.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,600 nights (-25.0 %) by business visitors.
Between January and July, 176,000 bed nights (-22.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 25,900 (-65.5 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 202,000 (-33.0 %) 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
41,900 tourists arrived to accommodation (July)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased three percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 99.1 percent were domestic, and 0.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During July, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 1.7 nights (-0.04) and foreigners 2.1 nights (-0.19).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
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 2.8 million euro (July)
Registered accommodation sales in July were 2.8 million euro (-222,000).
Registered January-July sales were 8.8 million euro and they decreased 5.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||94 €||2.3 %||88 €||-1.9 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||74 €||4.7 %||36 €||-27.6 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||39 €||2.3 %||43 €||-5.0 %|
Tax free sales +15.6 % (January, Lappeenranta)
Tax free sales increased 16 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +15.7 %, Chinese +267.2 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (July)
18 accommodation establishments (-3)
1,200 rooms (-230)
3,400 beds (-540)
Room utilization 79.1 % (+1.8)
Unsold rooms 250
Bed utilization 61.2 % (+0.8)