Lappeenranta
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2019

Notice

This is a non-premium report and will only show data up to 12 months from now.

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.

Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 30,400
6 %
icon: finland 18,100
1 %
icon: foreign 12,300
12 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 15,300
10 %
icon: finland 10,400
10 %
icon: foreign 4,900
11 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 1.6 mill.
1 %
Average prices:
Night
51.70 €
2.60 €
Room
91.90 €
2.80 €
RevPAR
43.50 €
0.60 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 12
0 %
icon: room 1,200
0 %
icon: bed 3,100
1 %
Tax Free icon
Tax Free
icon: star 32 %
Russia
32 %
China
95 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature -8.4 °C
4.0 °C
icon: rain 58 mm
32 mm

Temperature

Rainfall

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

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

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).

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
January 2019
Amount
Change
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

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