Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell
8,800 registered bed nights (May)
In May 2020, 8,800 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-76.5 %), of which 8,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 149 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 67 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 99 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 77 percent from last year's May.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Latvia (52 nights).
5,900 nights (-74.2 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,800 nights (-80.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and May, 69,500 bed nights (-42.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 24,300 (-47.7 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 93,800 (-43.9 %) 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
Bed nights by country of arrival
3,400 tourists arrived to accommodation (May)
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 82 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.4 percent were domestic, and 1.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.5 nights (+0.69) and foreigners 2.7 nights (+0.62).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
19,400 Russian travelers via eastern border (May)
A total of 19,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 66.8 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 4,600 (-94.7 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,000 (-94.8 %)
- Imatra: 2,200 (-95.2 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 2.0 (-100.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,400 (-80.5 %)
- Vartius: 1,400 (-81.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 0.0 (-100.0 %)
- Salla: 19 (-99.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 23 (-99.3 %)
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 349,000 euro (May)
Registered accommodation sales in May were 349,000 euro (-1.5 million).
Registered January-May sales were 4.6 million euro and they decreased 3.7 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||66 €||-24.4 %||88 €||-1.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||40 €||-21.0 %||49 €||-1.5 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||10 €||-78.0 %||27 €||-37.0 %|
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 (May)
17 accommodation establishments (-3)
1,200 rooms (-186)
3,300 beds (-420)
Room utilization 15.4 % (-38)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 980