Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

September 2021

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (August)
icon: star 42,800
0 %
icon: finland 41,000
2 %
icon: foreign 1,800
27 %
Visitors icon
Visitors (August)
icon: star 23,700
2 %
icon: finland 22,600
1 %
icon: foreign 1,100
29 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (August)
icon: star 2.1 mill. €
15 %
Average prices:
Night
48.70 €
6.10 €
Room
98.30 €
10.70 €
RevPAR
59.20 €
10.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (August)
icon: establishment 17
11 %
icon: room 1,200
4 %
icon: bed 3,300
7 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending (August)
icon: foreign 1.6 mill. €
29 %
Daily Visitors
1.1 mill. €
Overnight Visitors
490,000 €
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 8.9 °C
3.3 °C
icon: rainfall 45 mm
14 mm

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

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.1 percent (August)

Total of 2.1 million registered bed nights (+23.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (+17.9 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 264,000 nights (+77.0 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total registered bed nights was 2.1 % (-0.5 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.3 % and foreign bed nights 0.7 %.

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

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.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
September 2020
Amount
Change jan-September 2020
Amount
Change
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 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

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

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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

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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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