Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered bed nights increased 16 percent
In October 2019, 41,700 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (+16.4 %), of which 32,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 9,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 15 percent and foreign bed nights increased 20 percent. In total, bed nights increased 16 percent from last year's October.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (7,300 nights).
30,800 nights (+22.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,900 nights (+2.3 %) by business visitors.
Between January and October, 312,000 bed nights (+7.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 102,000 (+8.2 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 414,000 (+7.5 %) 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
22,300 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 13 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 77.9 percent were domestic, and 22.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.9 nights (+0.07) and foreigners 1.8 nights (+0.02).
100 international congress guests in 2019
The number of international congress quests increased 186 percent from the previous year.
There was a total of 7.0 congresses organized (+6.0) in 2019.
5,700 air travelers
The airport received a total of 5,700 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 109 percent.
In addition, there were 4,700 passengers departing the airport (+44.7 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 10,400 (+74.2 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 14 percent
A total of 275,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 91.4 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 73,900 (+9.3 %)
- Nuijamaa: 116,000 (+20.2 %)
- Imatra: 46,200 (+12.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 14,700 (+24.7 %)
- Niirala: 22,700 (+13.2 %)
- Vartius: 8,900 (+2.0 %)
- Kuusamo: 460 (+32.6 %)
- Salla: 2,700 (+6.4 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,600 (+18.0 %)
Russian visa applications increased 41 percent
There was a total of 64,800 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.6 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 2.0 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in October were 2.0 million euro (+376,000).
Registered January-October sales were 19.6 million euro and they increased 2.6 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||92 €||13.8 %||90 €||8.4 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||55 €||21.7 %||52 €||12.5 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||48 €||5.7 %||47 €||7.0 %|
Tax free sales -6.9 %
Tax free sales decreased seven percent from the previous year.
(Russians -6.9 %, Chinese +140.2 %, Japanese -37.7 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
13 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,200 rooms (+32)
3,200 beds (+64)
Room utilization 59.5 % (+3.9)
Unsold rooms 490
Bed utilization 42.2 % (+5.2)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "lappeenranta"
Global Google searches for "lappeenranta + keyword"
Google searches for "lappeenranta" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in October was 8.84/10.
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland