Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell
3,700 registered bed nights
In April 2020, 3,700 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (-87.9 %), of which 3,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 410 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 87 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 93 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 88 percent from last year's April.
1,800 nights (-91.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,900 nights (-81.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 59,400 bed nights (-36.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 23,400 (-32.7 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 82,800 (-35.1 %) 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
1,400 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 92 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 95.1 percent were domestic, and 4.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 2.5 nights (+0.67) and foreigners 6.1 nights (+4.2).
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.
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
20,100 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 20,100 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 63.1 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 4,300 (-93.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 5,800 (-94.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,500 (-94.0 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 8.0 (-99.9 %)
- Niirala: 4,700 (-78.0 %)
- Vartius: 1,700 (-79.0 %)
- Kuusamo: 77 (-76.5 %)
- Salla: 24 (-99.0 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 17 (-99.3 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 89 percent
There was a total of 8,600 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 92.3 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 245,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in April were 245,000 euro (-1.3 million).
Registered January-April sales were 4.4 million euro and they decreased 2.0 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||83 €||-3.4 %||95 €||6.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||66 €||32.8 %||53 €||4.9 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||8.2 €||-80.6 %||34 €||-22.7 %|
Tax free sales +15.6 % (January)
Tax free sales increased 16 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +15.7 %, Chinese +267.2 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
11 accommodation establishments (-2)
1,000 rooms (-161)
2,800 beds (-340)
Room utilization 9.8 % (-39)
Unsold rooms 950
Bed utilization 4.5 % (-28)
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
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by hotel customers in April was 9.05/10 (+0.64).
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Global Blue, Lappeenranta Airport, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland