Lappeenranta
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2019

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Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 54,100
16 %
icon: finland 38,500
13 %
icon: foreign 15,600
23 %
Top 3:
Russia
8,900
31 %
Poland
950
3,554 %
Germany
850
28 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 30,900
13 %
icon: finland 22,300
10 %
icon: foreign 8,600
22 %
Top 3:
Russia
5,400
39 %
Italy
590
82 %
Germany
470
35 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.5 mill.
17 %
Average prices:
Night
45.90 €
0.40 €
Room
91.20 €
7.30 €
RevPAR
61.70 €
8.40 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 14
8 %
icon: room 1,300
3 %
icon: bed 3,500
1 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 26 %
Russia
26 %
China
52 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 15.9 °C
2.9 °C
icon: rainfall 31 mm
69 mm

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

Registered bed nights increased 16 percent

In August 2019, 54,100 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (+16.1 %), of which 38,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 15,600 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 13 percent and foreign bed nights increased 23 percent. In total, bed nights increased 16 percent from last year's August.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (8,900 nights).

41,400 nights (+3.5 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 12,700 nights (+92.1 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 254,000 bed nights (+7.7 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 85,900 (+6.1 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 340,000 (+7.3 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.2 percent

Total of 2.4 million bed nights (+3.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.6 million nights (+3.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 786,000 nights (+4.1 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta out of total bed nights was 2.2 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.4 % and foreign bed nights 2.0 %.

30,900 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 13 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 72.1 percent were domestic, and 27.9 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.7 nights (+0.06) 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 1.0 congresses organized (+0.0) in 2019.

4,600 air travelers

The airport received a total of 4,600 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 95 percent.

In addition, there were 4,600 passengers departing the airport (+98.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 9,200 (+96.6 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

3,300 passengers by ferries

There were 3,300 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased 26 percent. The number of departing passengers was 3,100 (+21.3 %). Most arrivals were from Russia (3,300 arrivals).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 13 percent

A total of 348,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 92.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 104,000 (+9.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 139,000 (+22.2 %)
  • Imatra: 60,400 (+5.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 18,000 (+18.5 %)
  • Niirala: 27,600 (+6.7 %)
  • Vartius: 9,600 (+7.0 %)
  • Kuusamo: 560 (+14.1 %)
  • Salla: 2,800 (+0.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,100 (+32.3 %)

Russian visa applications increased 45 percent

There was a total of 90,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 84.3 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 2.5 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in August were 2.5 million euro (+361,000).

Registered January-August sales were 15.9 million euro and they increased 2.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2019
Amount
Change jan-August 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 91 € 8.7 % 90 € 7.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 62 € 15.7 %  53 € 12.2 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 46 € 0.8 % 47 € 7.1 %

Tax free sales +26.2 %

Tax free sales increased 26 percent from the previous year.

(Russians +26.1 %, Chinese -52.5 %)

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

14 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,300 rooms (+42)
3,500 beds (+41)

Room utilization 67.7 % (+4.1)
Unsold rooms 430
Bed utilization 47.5 % (+6.4)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in August was 8.4/10.

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

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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

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