Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

December 2019

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.

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (November)
icon: star 29,700
6 %
icon: finland 21,800
4 %
icon: foreign 7,900
13 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (November)
icon: star 16,700
10 %
icon: finland 12,500
9 %
icon: foreign 4,200
11 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (November)
icon: star 1.4 mill.
14 %
Average prices:
Night
54.00 €
Room
81.30 €
RevPAR
43.10 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (November)
icon: establishment 20
0 %
icon: room 1,200
1 %
icon: bed 3,400
3 %

Temperature

Rainfall

29,700 registered bed nights (November)

In November 2019, 29,700 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-6.5 %), of which 21,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 7,900 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased four percent and foreign bed nights decreased 13 percent. In total, bed nights decreased six percent from last year's November.

Between January and November, 342,000 bed nights (+4.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 127,000 (+3.7 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 469,000 (+3.9 %) nights.

66 nights (-99.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 34 nights (-99.7 %) by business visitors.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.9 percent (November)

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+4.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (+5.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 453,000 nights (+3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 1.9 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.0 % and foreign bed nights 1.7 %.

16,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (November)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 74.6 percent were domestic, and 25.4 percent were from foreign countries.

During November, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 1.7 nights (+0.1) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.02).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 14 percent (November)

A total of 320,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 82.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 74,800 (+12.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 119,000 (+20.8 %)
  • Imatra: 54,300 (+17.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 15,700 (+28.0 %)
  • Niirala: 23,500 (+10.1 %)
  • Vartius: 8,900 (+4.4 %)
  • Kuusamo: 530 (+41.1 %)
  • Salla: 3,700 (+11.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,300 (+30.0 %)

Russian visa applications decreased six percent (November)

There was a total of 55,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 76.9 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 1.4 million euro (November)

Registered accommodation sales in November were 1.4 million euro (-231,000).

Registered January-November sales were 20.2 million euro and they increased 796,000 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
November 2018
Amount
Change jan-November 2018
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 88 € 83 €
Bed Night (Registered) 51 € 43 €
Revpar (Registered) 43 € 44 €

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (November)

20 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,200 rooms (-13)
3,400 beds (-113)

Room utilization 49.2 %
Unsold rooms 630

Registered room utilization

Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland




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