Lappeenranta
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2019

Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 30,800
12 %
icon: finland 24,800
12 %
icon: foreign 6,000
10 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 16,800
5 %
icon: finland 13,600
8 %
icon: foreign 3,200
6 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 1.5 mill. €
16 %
Average prices:
Night
49.70 €
2.50 €
Room
86.40 €
0.60 €
RevPAR
42.20 €
10.20 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 13
8 %
icon: room 1,200
4 %
icon: bed 3,200
2 %
utilization icon
Utilization
icon: room 49 %
20 %
icon: bed 32 %
14 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 2.8 °C
0.9 °C
icon: rainfall 10 mm
36 mm

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

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.0 percent

Total of 1.6 million bed nights (+2.5 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.2 million nights (+4.3 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 356,000 nights (-3.4 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Lappeenranta out of total bed nights was 2.0 % (-0.3 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.0 % and foreign bed nights 1.7 %.

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

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.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2019
Amount
Change jan-April 2019
Amount
Change
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

Registered Accommodation

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 + 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

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

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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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