Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

March 2020

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (February)
icon: star 34,100
10 %
icon: finland 27,600
7 %
icon: foreign 6,600
24 %
Top 3:
Russia
5,200
42 %
Latvia
390
760 %
Germany
142
23 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (February)
icon: star 18,700
11 %
icon: finland 15,000
7 %
icon: foreign 3,700
29 %
Top 3:
Russia
3,200
43 %
Italy
49
345 %
Germany
41
15 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (February)
icon: star 1.6 mill.
3 %
Average prices:
Night
46.20 €
3.30 €
Room
91.50 €
0.10 €
RevPAR
49.30 €
2.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (February)
icon: establishment 18
0 %
icon: room 1,200
5 %
icon: bed 3,200
4 %

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 trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased 10 percent (February)

In February 2020, 34,100 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (+9.9 %), of which 27,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 6,600 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased seven percent and foreign bed nights increased 24 percent. In total, bed nights increased 10 percent from last year's February.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (5,200 nights).

26,200 nights (+15.2 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,000 nights (-4.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and February, 43,900 bed nights (-0.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 20,500 (+15.4 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 64,400 (+4.2 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.8 percent (February)

Total of 1.8 million bed nights (+7.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+10.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 613,000 nights (+1.9 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 1.8 % (0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.2 % and foreign bed nights 1.1 %.

18,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (February)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 11 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 80.3 percent were domestic, and 19.7 percent were from foreign countries.

During February, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 1.8 nights (0.0) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.07).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 24 percent (February)

A total of 255,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 61,000 (+24.5 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 108,000 (+42.0 %)
  • Imatra: 49,700 (+55.9 %)
  • Niirala: 21,200 (+20.4 %)
  • Vartius: 7,800 (+13.6 %)
  • Kuusamo: 610 (+44.1 %)
  • Salla: 2,900 (+29.5 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 2,600 (+22.3 %)

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 1.6 million euro (February)

Registered accommodation sales in February were 1.6 million euro (+40,100).

Registered January-February sales were 3.3 million euro and they increased 57,600 euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
February 2020
Amount
Change jan-February 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 92 € 0.1 % 97 € 3.0 %
Revpar (Registered) 49 € 5.2 % 48 € 5.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 46 € -6.7 % 51 € -2.3 %

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 (February)

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,200 rooms (-64)
3,200 beds (-129)

Room utilization 53.8 % (+2.6)
Unsold rooms 530

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

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




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