Lappeenranta
Accommodation and Travel Stats

June 2019

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Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 49,500
15 %
icon: finland 38,100
21 %
icon: foreign 11,400
3 %
Top 3:
Russia
5,300
3 %
Germany
910
26 %
Poland
870
754 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 26,700
6 %
icon: finland 20,600
15 %
icon: foreign 6,100
18 %
Top 3:
Russia
3,500
8 %
Germany
440
14 %
China
410
98 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 2.3 mill.
28 %
Average prices:
Night
45.90 €
4.70 €
Room
89.90 €
9.90 €
RevPAR
57.60 €
11.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 14
8 %
icon: room 1,300
4 %
icon: bed 3,500
2 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 5 %
Russia
5 %
China
31 %
Japan
74 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 16.8 °C
2.1 °C
icon: rainfall 8 mm
19 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 trends.

Temperature

Rainfall

Registered bed nights increased 15 percent

In June 2019, 49,500 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (+15.0 %), of which 38,100 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 11,400 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights increased 21 percent and foreign bed nights decreased three percent. In total, bed nights increased 15 percent from last year's June.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (5,300 nights).

37,800 nights (+2.4 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 11,600 nights (+91.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and June, 155,000 bed nights (+4.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 57,100 (+0.8 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 213,000 (+3.1 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.2 percent

Total of 2.3 million bed nights (+6.2 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.7 million nights (+7.1 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 608,000 nights (+3.8 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta out of total bed nights was 2.2 % (+0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.3 % and foreign bed nights 1.9 %.

26,700 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased six percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 77.3 percent were domestic, and 22.7 percent were from foreign countries.

During June, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.8 nights (+0.09) and foreigners 1.9 nights (+0.3).

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.

4,100 air travelers

The airport received a total of 4,100 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 85 percent.

In addition, there were 4,400 passengers departing the airport (+87.4 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 8,500 (+86.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)

Arriving passengers from

Passengers on transfers from

Departing passengers to

2,000 passengers by ferries

There were 2,000 arriving passengers by ferries. In total, the arrivals to port increased 50 percent. The number of departing passengers was 1,800 (+20.5 %). Most arrivals were from Russia (2,000 arrivals).

Arrivals

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased one percent

A total of 281,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 91.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 84,200 (-2.2 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 114,000 (+10.8 %)
  • Imatra: 44,100 (-14.0 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 14,400 (+25.3 %)
  • Niirala: 23,700 (-2.0 %)
  • Vartius: 8,200 (+2.7 %)
  • Kuusamo: 500 (+34.7 %)
  • Salla: 2,800 (-6.7 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 2,900 (+4.5 %)

Russian visa applications increased 10 percent

There was a total of 72,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.0 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 2.3 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in June were 2.3 million euro (+499,000).

Registered January-June sales were 10.5 million euro and they increased 1.4 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
June 2019
Amount
Change jan-June 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 90 € 12.4 %  89 € 8.9 %
Revpar (Registered) 58 € 25.3 %  47 € 11.4 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 46 € 11.5 %  49 € 11.4 % 

Tax free sales -4.5 %

Tax free sales decreased five percent from the previous year.

(Russians -4.8 %, Chinese -31.2 %, Japanese -74.4 %)

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 (+47)
3,500 beds (+57)

Room utilization 64.1 % (+6.6)
(for establishments in use)
Unsold rooms 480

Registered room utilization

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction

Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in June was 8.38/10.

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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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