Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell
30,800 registered bed nights
In April 2019, 30,800 bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (-11.9 %), of which 24,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 6,000 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased 12 percent and foreign bed nights decreased 10 percent. In total, bed nights decreased 12 percent from last year's April.
20,700 nights (-6.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 10,100 nights (-20.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 92,800 bed nights (-3.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 34,800 (-0.9 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 128,000 (-2.7 %) 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
16,800 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased five percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 81.1 percent were domestic, and 18.9 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.8 nights (-0.43) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.1).
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.
4,100 air travelers
The airport received a total of 4,100 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 94 percent.
In addition, there were 4,800 passengers departing the airport (+127.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 8,900 (+110.6 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased three percent
A total of 249,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 91.4 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 70,600 (-7.4 %)
- Nuijamaa: 99,900 (+11.0 %)
- Imatra: 42,300 (+7.5 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 14,300 (+15.6 %)
- Niirala: 21,300 (+4.5 %)
- Vartius: 8,000 (+5.3 %)
- Kuusamo: 330 (+29.6 %)
- Salla: 2,500 (-25.5 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,500 (+2.9 %)
Russian visa applications increased 11 percent
There was a total of 76,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 83.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 1.5 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in April were 1.5 million euro (-297,000).
Registered January-April sales were 6.4 million euro and they increased 390,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||86 €||0.7 %||89 €||4.4 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||50 €||-4.9 %||50 €||9.5 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||42 €||-19.5 %||44 €||2.9 %|
Tax free sales +37.4 %
Tax free sales increased 37 percent from the previous year.
(Russians +37.3 %, Chinese +106.1 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
13 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,200 rooms (+47)
3,200 beds (+67)
Room utilization 48.8 % (-12)
Unsold rooms 620
Bed utilization 32.3 % (-5.2)
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 8.42/10.
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
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