Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lovisa Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
7,100 registered bed nights (August)
In August 2021, 7,100 registered bed nights were recorded in Lovisa Region (-40.4 %), of which 6,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 450 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 26 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 85 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 40 percent from last year's August.
5,700 nights (+195.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 1,500 nights (-85.2 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 23,600 registered bed nights (+1.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 4,800 (-5.3 %) for foreigners in Lovisa Region, in total 28,400 (+0.2 %) registered 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
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
Registered bed nights comparison between regions
2,100 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (August)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 80 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 95.8 percent were domestic, and 4.2 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lovisa Region on average 3.3 nights (-4.9) and foreigners 5.0 nights (-35).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 40 percent
A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
- Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
- Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent (August)
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Foreign visitors and their consumption (August)
The number of foreign visitors in August was -280 (-30.7 %). Out of them -350 were on a daytrip and 66 stayed at least for one night.
The cumulative number of foreign visitors between January and August was -2,300 (+78.1 %).
Total consumption of these visitors in Lovisa Region in August was 136,000 euro (-478 per visitor). Overnight visitors spent 142,000 euro and day visitors -6,200 euro. Between January and August the consumption was 328,000 euro.
The figures are estimates and based on TAK Border Research results.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||103 €||-19.9 %||104 €||-21.7 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||42 €||26.4 %||44 €||-11.7 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
56 accommodation establishments (+5)
42 apartments (+4)
85 rooms (-10)
Apartment utilization 41.5 % (+16)
Unsold apartments 25
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "lovisa region"
Global Google searches for "lovisa region + keyword"
Google searches for "lovisa region" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Accommodation customer satisfaction
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in September was 7.64/10 (-0.81).