Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2020

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (May)
icon: star 8,800
77 %
icon: finland 8,600
67 %
icon: foreign 149
99 %
Top 3:
Latvia
52
300 %
Russia
37
100 %
Estonia
32
95 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (May)
icon: star 3,400
82 %
icon: finland 3,400
76 %
icon: foreign 56
99 %
Top 3:
Russia
20
100 %
Slovakia
10
900 %
Estonia
10
90 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (May)
icon: star 349,000
81 %
Average prices:
Night
39.80 €
10.60 €
Room
65.50 €
21.20 €
RevPAR
10.10 €
35.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (May)
icon: establishment 17
15 %
icon: room 1,200
14 %
icon: bed 3,300
11 %
Weather icon
Weather (May)
icon: temperature 18.1 °C
1.3 °C
icon: rainfall 23 mm
21 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 trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

8,800 registered bed nights (May)

In May 2020, 8,800 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-76.5 %), of which 8,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 149 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 67 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 99 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 77 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Latvia (52 nights).

5,900 nights (-74.2 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,800 nights (-80.2 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 69,500 bed nights (-42.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 24,300 (-47.7 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 93,800 (-43.9 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.9 percent (May)

Total of 305,000 bed nights (-80.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 285,000 nights (-74.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 20,000 nights (-95.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 2.9 % (+0.5 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.0 % and foreign bed nights 0.7 %.

3,400 tourists arrived to accommodation (May)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 82 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.4 percent were domestic, and 1.6 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.5 nights (+0.69) and foreigners 2.7 nights (+0.62).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

19,400 Russian travelers via eastern border (May)

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 349,000 euro (May)

Registered accommodation sales in May were 349,000 euro (-1.5 million).

Registered January-May sales were 4.6 million euro and they decreased 3.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
May 2020
Amount
Change jan-May 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 66 € -24.4 %  88 € -1.0 %
Bed Night (Registered) 40 € -21.0 %  49 € -1.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 10 € -78.0 %  27 € -37.0 % 

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 (May)

Registered Accommodation

17 accommodation establishments (-3)
1,200 rooms (-186)
3,300 beds (-420)

Room utilization 15.4 % (-38)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 980

Registered room utilization

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




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