Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

November 2020

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (October)
icon: star 38,300
12 %
icon: finland 37,100
9 %
icon: foreign 1,200
87 %
Top 3:
Ukraine
290
2,000 %
Lithuania
240
375 %
Slovakia
240
3,850 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (October)
icon: star 17,300
24 %
icon: finland 17,100
4 %
icon: foreign 210
96 %
Top 3:
Estonia
45
13 %
Russia
39
99 %
Sweden
26
63 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (October)
icon: star 1.8 mill. €
14 %
Average prices:
Night
45.80 €
0.80 €
Room
94.20 €
1.50 €
RevPAR
50.10 €
2.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (October)
icon: establishment 18
10 %
icon: room 1,200
8 %
icon: bed 3,300
6 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending (October)
icon: foreign 666,000 €
96 %
Daily Visitors
562,000 €
Overnight Visitors
105,000 €
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.7 °C
2.0 °C
icon: rainfall 30 mm
12 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

38,300 registered bed nights (October)

In October 2020, 38,300 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-12.3 %), of which 37,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,200 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased nine percent and foreign bed nights decreased 87 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 12 percent from last year's October.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Ukraine (290 nights).

28,500 nights (-11.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,800 nights (-15.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and October, 282,000 bed nights (-14.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 32,400 (-71.9 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 314,000 (-29.2 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 3.4 percent (October)

Total of 1.1 million bed nights (-32.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.1 million nights (-14.8 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 79,700 nights (-81.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 3.4 % (+0.8 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 3.5 % and foreign bed nights 1.5 %.

17,300 tourists arrived to accommodation (October)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 24 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.8 percent were domestic, and 1.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.2 nights (+0.26) and foreigners 5.8 nights (+3.9).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

25,600 Russian travelers via eastern border (October)

A total of 25,600 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 7,200 (-90.3 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,600 (-94.3 %)
  • Imatra: 3,500 (-92.5 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 5,300 (-76.8 %)
  • Vartius: 2,000 (-77.9 %)
  • Kuusamo: 59 (-87.1 %)
  • Salla: 43 (-98.4 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 36 (-98.6 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent (October)

There was a total of 900 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 51.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (October)

The number of foreign visitors in October was 4,100 (-95.8 %). Out of them 3,600 were on a daytrip and 510 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and October was 197,000 (-70.6 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Lappeenranta Region in October was 666,000 euro (163 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 105,000 euro and day visitors 562,000 euro. Between January and October the consumption was 32.3 million euro.

Accommodation sales 1.8 million euro (October)

Registered accommodation sales in October were 1.8 million euro (-281,000).

Registered January-October sales were 14.6 million euro and they decreased 5.6 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2020
Amount
Change jan-October 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 94 € 1.6 % 95 € 5.4 %
Revpar (Registered) 50 € -5.0 % 42 € -16.9 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 46 € -1.7 % 46 € 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 (October)

Registered Accommodation

18 accommodation establishments (-2)
1,200 rooms (-108)
3,300 beds (-210)

Room utilization 53.2 % (-3.7)
Unsold rooms 550
Bed utilization 36.4 % (-3.4)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "lappeenranta region + keyword"

Google searches for "lappeenranta region" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

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, Tak Border Research

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