Accommodation and Travel Stats
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Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell
30,400 registered bed nights
In January 2019, 30,400 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (-5.8 %), of which 18,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 12,300 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased one percent and foreign bed nights decreased 12 percent. In total, bed nights decreased six percent from last year's January.
20,900 nights (-18.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,400 nights (+41.6 %) by business visitors.
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
Market share 2.0 percent
Total of 1.5 million bed nights (+1.1 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 869,000 nights (+1.5 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 675,000 nights (+0.6 %) by foreigners.
The market share of Lappeenranta out of total bed nights was 2.0 % (-0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.1 % and foreign bed nights 1.8 %.
15,300 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 10 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 68.2 percent were domestic, and 31.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.7 nights (+0.16) and foreigners 2.5 nights (-0.04).
35 international congress guests in 2018
The number of international congress quests decreased 96 percent from the previous year.
There was a total of 1.0 congresses organized (-6.0) in 2018.
3.0 air travelers
The airport received a total of 3.0 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 200 percent.
Of local passengers, arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was .
In addition, there were 7.0 passengers departing the airport (+600.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 10.
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
262,000 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 262,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 80.1 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 70,200 (-12.5 %)
- Nuijamaa: 81,500 (-1.6 %)
- Imatra: 43,200 (-5.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 15,100 (+7.4 %)
- Niirala: 21,400 (-4.0 %)
- Vartius: 8,900 (-6.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 640 (+0.5 %)
- Salla: 3,500 (-18.9 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,800 (-2.9 %)
Russian visa applications increased one percent
There was a total of 34,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.2 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 1.6 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in January were 1.6 million euro (-13,700).
|Adr (Registered)||92 €||-3.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||52 €||5.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||44 €||-1.4 %|
Tax free sales -32.0 %
Tax free sales decreased 32 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -32.2 %, Chinese -95.0 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
12 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,200 rooms (+2)
3,100 beds (-41)
Room utilization 47.3 % (+0.7)
Unsold rooms 610
Registered room utilization
Sources: Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland