Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell
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 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 1.8 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
International = International cruise ships
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.
|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)
18 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,200 rooms (-64)
3,200 beds (-129)
Room utilization 53.8 % (+2.6)
Unsold rooms 530