Accommodation and Travel Stats
Mikkeli Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
54,000 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 54,000 bed nights (-6.7 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Mikkeli Region in August 2021. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 56 % and non-registered 44 %.
Between January and August, the number of paid bed nights was 340,000 (+6.5 %). Share of registered was 52 % and non-registered 48 %.
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. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
30,300 registered bed nights
In August 2021, 30,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Mikkeli Region (-8.2 %), of which 26,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,500 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 12 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 41 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased eight percent from last year's August.
23,700 nights (-8.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,600 nights (-5.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 165,000 registered bed nights (+7.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 11,500 (-18.1 %) for foreigners in Mikkeli Region, in total 176,000 (+5.4 %) 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
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
17,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased six percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.2 percent were domestic, and 5.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Mikkeli Region on average 1.7 nights (-0.09) and foreigners 3.6 nights (+0.32).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 51 percent
A total of 37,200 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 11,800 (+69.8 %)
- Nuijamaa: 11,900 (+80.2 %)
- Imatra: 3,000 (+0.9 %)
- Niirala: 7,200 (+36.2 %)
- Vartius: 2,100 (+21.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 50 (-18.0 %)
- Salla: 210 (+143.2 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 64 (+128.6 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.8 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 2.2 million euro
Total accommodation sales in August were 2.2 million euro (-33,800). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 36.9 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.4 million euro (+80,200) and non-registered sales 814,000 euro (-114,000).
Total January-August sales were 13.6 million euro and they increased 510,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||153 €||-8.6 %||156 €||-9.0 %|
|Adr (Registered)||106 €||7.1 %||104 €||3.3 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||101 €||-16.9 %||102 €||-6.5 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||47 €||4.0 %||39 €||7.0 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||46 €||15.6 %||44 €||4.1 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
38 accommodation establishments (-4)
1,000 rooms (-31)
2,800 beds (-163)
Room utilization 44.1 % (-1.3)
Unsold rooms 560
Bed utilization 33.2 % (-2.0)
Airbnb and Vrbo
370 accommodation establishments (+11)
340 apartments (+12)
780 rooms (+22)
Apartment utilization 65.4 % (-6.7)
Unsold apartments 117
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research
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