Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 101 percent (May)
In May 2021, 17,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (+101.0 %), of which 17,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 460 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 99 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 210 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 101 percent from last year's May.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (78 nights).
12,300 nights (+111.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,500 nights (+81.5 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 73,000 registered bed nights (+4.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 2,700 (-89.0 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 75,600 (-19.9 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
8,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (May)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 134 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.0 percent were domestic, and 3.0 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.1 nights (-0.34) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.81).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 43 percent
A total of 29,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 69.4 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 8,200 (+70.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 8,700 (+43.9 %)
- Imatra: 3,200 (+40.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 5.0
- Niirala: 6,000 (+29.3 %)
- Vartius: 1,800 (+18.3 %)
- Kuusamo: 21 (-65.0 %)
- Salla: 79 (+88.1 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 52 (+85.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 370 percent
There was a total of 2,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 55.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (May)
The number of foreign visitors in May was 2,000 (+342.9 %). Out of them 1,500 were on a daytrip and 480 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and May was 11,700 (-93.5 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Lappeenranta Region in May was 335,000 euro (169 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 98,300 euro and day visitors 237,000 euro. Between January and May the consumption was 1.9 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
|Adr (Registered)||92 €||2.1 %||93 €||5.1 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||42 €||-23.4 %||31 €||-32.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||41 €||-5.5 %||49 €||1.4 %|