Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2020

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (July)
icon: star 72,500
9 %
icon: finland 71,700
13 %
icon: foreign 770
95 %
Top 3:
Estonia
186
37 %
Sweden
71
93 %
Netherlands
52
86 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (July)
icon: star 41,900
3 %
icon: finland 41,500
15 %
icon: foreign 380
95 %
Top 3:
Estonia
52
62 %
Sweden
40
93 %
Russia
28
99 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (July)
icon: star 2.8 mill.
7 %
Average prices:
Night
39.20 €
0.90 €
Room
93.80 €
2.10 €
RevPAR
74.20 €
3.30 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (July)
icon: establishment 18
14 %
icon: room 1,200
16 %
icon: bed 3,400
14 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 16.1 °C
0.2 °C
icon: rainfall 48 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

72,500 registered bed nights (July)

In July 2020, 72,500 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-9.3 %), of which 71,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 770 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 95 percent. In total, bed nights decreased nine percent from last year's July.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (186 nights).

63,800 nights (-6.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,600 nights (-25.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and July, 176,000 bed nights (-22.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 25,900 (-65.5 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 202,000 (-33.0 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.8 percent (July)

Total of 2.6 million bed nights (-21.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 2.4 million nights (-2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 141,000 nights (-82.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 2.8 % (+0.4 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.0 % and foreign bed nights 0.5 %.

41,900 tourists arrived to accommodation (July)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased three percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 99.1 percent were domestic, and 0.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During July, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 1.7 nights (-0.04) and foreigners 2.1 nights (-0.19).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

24,600 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 24,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,000 (-93.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,600 (-95.3 %)
  • Imatra: 2,900 (-95.1 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 5,300 (-80.8 %)
  • Vartius: 1,700 (-81.8 %)
  • Kuusamo: 61 (-89.1 %)
  • Salla: 88 (-96.9 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-99.1 %)

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 2.8 million euro (July)

Registered accommodation sales in July were 2.8 million euro (-222,000).

Registered January-July sales were 8.8 million euro and they decreased 5.0 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
July 2020
Amount
Change jan-July 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 94 € 2.3 % 88 € -1.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 74 € 4.7 % 36 € -27.6 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 39 € 2.3 % 43 € -5.0 %

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 (July)

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (-3)
1,200 rooms (-230)
3,400 beds (-540)

Room utilization 79.1 % (+1.8)
Unsold rooms 250
Bed utilization 61.2 % (+0.8)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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

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