Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
42,800 registered bed nights (August)
In August 2021, 42,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (+0.1 %), of which 41,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,800 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased two percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 27 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased less than one percent from last year's August.
35,200 nights (+3.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,600 nights (-14.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 227,000 registered bed nights (+4.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 8,300 (-70.8 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 236,000 (-4.1 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
23,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 95.5 percent were domestic, and 4.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 1.8 nights (+0.01) and foreigners 1.7 nights (-1.3).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 40 percent
A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
- Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
- Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent (August)
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (August)
The number of foreign visitors in August was 9,500 (+28.9 %). Out of them 7,100 were on a daytrip and 2,400 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and August was 36,000 (-81.2 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Lappeenranta Region in August was 1.6 million euro (169 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 490,000 euro and day visitors 1.1 million euro. Between January and August the consumption was 6.0 million euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
|Adr (Registered)||89 €||2.9 %||94 €||4.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||51 €||7.2 %||46 €||1.8 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||45 €||-2.0 %||40 €||-20.7 %|