Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

February 2021

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (January)
icon: star 14,700
52 %
icon: finland 14,100
14 %
icon: foreign 510
96 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (January)
icon: star 7,000
56 %
icon: finland 6,900
31 %
icon: foreign 118
98 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (January)
icon: star 691,000 €
60 %
Average prices:
Night
47.10 €
9.30 €
Room
84.40 €
17.70 €
RevPAR
21.50 €
23.70 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (January)
icon: establishment 17
11 %
icon: room 1,100
5 %
icon: bed 3,100
3 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending (January)
icon: foreign 236,000 €
98 %
Daily Visitors
188,000 €
Overnight Visitors
48,000 €
Weather icon
Weather (January)
icon: temperature -5.6 °C
5.9 °C
icon: rainfall 38 mm
17 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

14,700 registered bed nights (January)

In January 2021, 14,700 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-51.7 %), of which 14,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 510 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 14 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 96 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 52 percent from last year's January.

11,100 nights (-43.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,600 nights (-66.3 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.2 percent (January)

Total of 681,000 bed nights (-59.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 629,000 nights (-34.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 52,000 nights (-92.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 2.2 % (+0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.2 % and foreign bed nights 1.0 %.

7,000 tourists arrived to accommodation (January)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 56 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.3 percent were domestic, and 1.7 percent were from foreign countries.

During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.1 nights (+0.41) and foreigners 4.3 nights (+1.9).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

23,500 Russian travelers via eastern border (January)

A total of 23,500 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 6,800 (-92.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,100 (-94.3 %)
  • Imatra: 3,300 (-94.1 %)
  • Niirala: 4,700 (-81.6 %)
  • Vartius: 1,600 (-82.4 %)
  • Kuusamo: 88 (-87.7 %)
  • Salla: 82 (-98.0 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 31 (-99.0 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent (January)

There was a total of 420 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 51.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (January)

The number of foreign visitors in January was 1,400 (-98.0 %). Out of them 1,200 were on a daytrip and 240 stayed at least for one night.

Total consumption of these visitors in Lappeenranta Region in January was 236,000 euro (165 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 48,000 euro and day visitors 188,000 euro.

Accommodation sales 691,000 euro (January)

Registered accommodation sales in January were 691,000 euro (-1.0 million).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 84 € -17.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 47 € -16.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 21 € -52.5 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (January)

Registered Accommodation

17 accommodation establishments (-2)
1,100 rooms (-59)
3,100 beds (-90)

Room utilization 25.4 % (-19)
Unsold rooms 840
Bed utilization 15.2 % (-15)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "lappeenranta region + keyword"

Google searches for "lappeenranta region" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

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, Tak Border Research

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