Lappeenranta Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2021

Lappeenranta Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (May)
icon: star 17,800
101 %
icon: finland 17,300
99 %
icon: foreign 460
207 %
Top 3:
Estonia
78
144 %
Russia
55
49 %
Lithuania
37
Visitors icon
Visitors (May)
icon: star 8,300
134 %
icon: finland 8,100
131 %
icon: foreign 250
343 %
Top 3:
Russia
35
75 %
Estonia
29
190 %
Sweden
26
271 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (May)
icon: star 886,000 €
92 %
Average prices:
Night
49.90 €
2.30 €
Room
92.60 €
0.10 €
RevPAR
25.70 €
12.10 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (May)
icon: establishment 16
11 %
icon: room 1,200
1 %
icon: bed 3,400
2 %
Foreign Visitor Spending icon
Foreign Visitor Spending (May)
icon: foreign 335,000 €
343 %
Daily Visitors
237,000 €
Overnight Visitors
98,300 €
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 20.2 °C
2.1 °C
icon: rainfall 16 mm
32 mm

Registered bed nights increased 101 percent (May)

In May 2021, 17,800 registered bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta Region (+101.0 %), of which 17,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 460 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 99 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 210 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 101 percent from last year's May.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Estonia (78 nights).

12,300 nights (+111.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,500 nights (+81.5 %) by business visitors.

Between January and May, 73,000 registered bed nights (+4.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 2,700 (-89.0 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta Region, in total 75,600 (-19.9 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.1 percent (May)

Total of 850,000 registered bed nights (+183.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 779,000 nights (+177.9 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 71,600 nights (+266.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta Region out of total registered bed nights was 2.1 % (-0.9 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.2 % and foreign bed nights 0.6 %.

8,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (May)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 134 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.0 percent were domestic, and 3.0 percent were from foreign countries.

During May, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta Region on average 2.1 nights (-0.34) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-0.81).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 43 percent

A total of 29,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 69.4 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 8,200 (+70.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,700 (+43.9 %)
  • Imatra: 3,200 (+40.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 5.0
  • Niirala: 6,000 (+29.3 %)
  • Vartius: 1,800 (+18.3 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-65.0 %)
  • Salla: 79 (+88.1 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 52 (+85.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 370 percent

There was a total of 2,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 55.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Foreign visitors and their consumption (May)

The number of foreign visitors in May was 2,000 (+342.9 %). Out of them 1,500 were on a daytrip and 480 stayed at least for one night.

The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and May was 11,700 (-93.5 %).

Total consumption of these visitors in Lappeenranta Region in May was 335,000 euro (169 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 98,300 euro and day visitors 237,000 euro. Between January and May the consumption was 1.9 million euro.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2020
Amount
Change jan-June 2020
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 92 € 2.1 % 93 € 5.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 42 € -23.4 % 31 € -32.1 %
Bed Night (Registered) 41 € -5.5 % 49 € 1.4 %

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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