Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2022

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (March)
icon: star 28,100
132 %
icon: finland 26,600
127 %
icon: foreign 1,500
276 %
Top 3:
Germany
240
1,318 %
Russia
166
493 %
Estonia
156
105 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (March)
icon: star 14,200
201 %
icon: finland 13,400
191 %
icon: foreign 750
700 %
Top 3:
Germany
141
1,182 %
Russia
118
462 %
Sweden
43
617 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (March)
icon: star 1.4 mill. €
119 %
Average prices:
Night
50.00 €
2.80 €
Room
92.50 €
6.00 €
RevPAR
40.30 €
20.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (March)
icon: establishment 17
0 %
icon: room 1,200
4 %
icon: bed 3,300
4 %
utilization icon
Utilization (March)
icon: room 44 %
89 %
icon: bed 28 %
124 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.3 °C
1.8 °C
icon: rainfall 18 mm
6 mm

Registered bed nights increased 132 percent (March)

In March 2022, 28,100 registered bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (+131.7 %), of which 26,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,500 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 127 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 280 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 132 percent from last year's March.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (240 nights).

21,800 nights (+150.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,400 nights (+85.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and March, 68,000 registered bed nights (+46.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3,600 (+123.2 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 71,600 (+49.2 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.6 percent (March)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+105.0 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (+70.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 377,000 nights (+699.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total registered bed nights was 1.6 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.9 % and foreign bed nights 0.4 %.

14,200 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (March)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 200 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.7 percent were domestic, and 5.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.0 nights (-0.56) and foreigners 2.0 nights (-2.2).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 19 percent

A total of 31,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 75.5 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 14,100 (+105.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,800 (+18.0 %)
  • Imatra: 760 (-78.8 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 4.0 (-33.3 %)
  • Niirala: 5,400 (+2.0 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (+8.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-74.1 %)
  • Salla: 173 (+174.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 83 (+144.1 %)

Russian visa applications increased 800 percent (February)

There was a total of 7,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2021
Amount
Change jan-April 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 87 € 5.7 % 87 € -7.2 %
Bed Night (Registered) 56 € -10.5 % 50 € -4.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 18 € 122.2 % 23 € -28.6 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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

Visitor count by attraction

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

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