Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2021

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (March)
icon: star 12,100
28 %
icon: finland 11,700
14 %
icon: foreign 390
88 %
Top 3:
Netherlands
132
915 %
Estonia
76
60 %
Bulgaria
45
36 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (March)
icon: star 4,700
44 %
icon: finland 4,600
32 %
icon: foreign 94
94 %
Top 3:
Russia
21
99 %
Estonia
19
50 %
Netherlands
16
433 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (March)
icon: star 640,000 €
28 %
Average prices:
Night
52.80 €
0.10 €
Room
86.40 €
3.70 €
RevPAR
20.00 €
6.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (March)
icon: establishment 17
6 %
icon: room 1,100
3 %
icon: bed 3,100
2 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending (March)
icon: foreign 296,000 €
94 %
Daily Visitors
257,000 €
Overnight Visitors
39,300 €
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 4.1 °C
1.4 °C
icon: rainfall 11 mm
5 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

12,100 registered bed nights (March)

In March 2021, 12,100 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (-28.4 %), of which 11,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 390 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 14 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 88 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 28 percent from last year's March.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Netherlands (132 nights).

8,700 nights (-25.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 3,400 nights (-35.3 %) by business visitors.

Between January and March, 46,400 bed nights (-19.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 1,600 (-93.2 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 48,000 (-41.1 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.4 percent (March)

Total of 863,000 bed nights (-13.3 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 816,000 nights (+11.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 47,500 nights (-82.1 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total bed nights was 1.4 % (-0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 1.4 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

4,700 tourists arrived to accommodation (March)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 44 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 98.0 percent were domestic, and 2.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During March, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.5 nights (+0.54) and foreigners 4.2 nights (+2.2).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

26,800 Russian travelers via eastern border (March)

A total of 26,800 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 6,800 (-80.4 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 7,900 (-86.5 %)
  • Imatra: 3,600 (-87.1 %)
  • Niirala: 5,200 (-64.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,800 (-64.3 %)
  • Kuusamo: 101 (-80.9 %)
  • Salla: 62 (-95.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 28 (-97.4 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 88 percent

There was a total of 1,100 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 38.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (March)

The number of foreign visitors in March was 1,800 (-94.4 %). Out of them 1,600 were on a daytrip and 193 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and March was 6,500 (-96.3 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Lappeenranta Region in March was 296,000 euro (162 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 39,300 euro and day visitors 257,000 euro. Between January and March the consumption was 1.1 million euro.

Accommodation sales 640,000 euro (March)

Registered accommodation sales in March were 640,000 euro (-252,000).

Registered January-March sales were 2.3 million euro and they decreased 1.9 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
March 2021
Amount
Change jan-March 2021
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 86 € -4.2 % 88 € -7.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 53 € 0.2 % 48 € -5.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 20 € -24.9 % 25 € -37.7 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization (March)

Registered Accommodation

17 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,100 rooms (-34)
3,100 beds (-59)

Room utilization 23.2 % (-6.4)
Unsold rooms 870
Bed utilization 12.3 % (-5.3)

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

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Border Research

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