Accommodation and Travel Stats
Mikkeli: Tourism in a nutshell
13,000 registered bed nights
In October 2018, 13,000 bed nights were recorded in Mikkeli (-4.2 %), of which 10,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,300 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased nine percent and foreign bed nights increased 26 percent. In total, bed nights decreased four percent from last year's October.
Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (710 nights).
6,500 nights (+5.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 6,500 nights (-11.9 %) by business visitors.
Between January and October, 142,000 bed nights (-9.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 40,000 (-4.7 %) for foreigners in Mikkeli, in total 182,000 (-8.2 %) 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
7,200 tourists arrived to accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 12 percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 89.4 percent were domestic, and 10.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Mikkeli on average 1.7 nights (+0.06) and foreigners 3.0 nights (+0.86).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
241,000 Russian travelers via eastern border
A total of 241,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 90.3 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 67,700 (-8.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 96,800 (+6.4 %)
- Imatra: 41,000 (-2.6 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 11,800 (+3.3 %)
- Niirala: 20,100 (-6.9 %)
- Vartius: 8,800 (+4.9 %)
- Kuusamo: 340 (+11.7 %)
- Salla: 2,600 (-9.8 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 2,200 (-11.6 %)
Russian visa applications decreased 18 percent
There was a total of 46,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 80.1 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 660,000 euro
Registered accommodation sales in October were 660,000 euro (-15,400).
Registered January-October sales were 8.4 million euro and they decreased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||77 €||1.3 %||84 €||-5.7 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||51 €||2.0 %||46 €||-4.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||32 €||-1.5 %||38 €||-14.9 %|
Tax free sales -14.2 %
Tax free sales decreased 14 percent from the previous year.
(Russians -8.7 %, Chinese +562.6 %)
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
18 accommodation establishments (+0)
660 rooms (-3)
1,600 beds (-18)
Room utilization 41.2 % (-1.2)
Unsold rooms 390
Bed utilization 26.3 % (-0.7)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "mikkeli"
Global Google searches for "mikkeli + keyword"
Google searches for "mikkeli" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Global Blue, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland