Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell
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.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (6,300 nights).
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 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
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
International = International cruise ships
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.
|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