North Karelia
Accommodation and Travel Stats

October 2022

North Karelia: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 38,400
7 %
icon: finland 36,000
9 %
icon: foreign 2,400
43 %
Top 3:
Russia
280
384 %
Estonia
260
102 %
Poland
240
174 %
icon: star 24,000
0 %
icon: finland 23,000
2 %
icon: foreign 990
67 %
Top 3:
Germany
127
65 %
Poland
124
675 %
Russia
96
123 %
icon: star 2.4 mill. €
2 %
Average prices:
Night
61.60 €
3.00 €
Room
105.80 €
1.00 €
RevPAR
48.60 €
2.10 €
icon: establishment 50
0 %
icon: room 1,500
3 %
icon: bed 4,000
3 %
icon: room 46 %
5 %
icon: bed 30 %
10 %
icon: temperature 5.3 °C
0.5 °C
icon: rainfall 2 mm
79 mm

38,400 registered bed nights

In October 2022, 38,400 registered bed nights were recorded in North Karelia (-6.7 %), of which 36,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 2,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased nine percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 43 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased seven percent from last year's October.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (280 nights).

27,400 nights (-14.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 11,000 nights (+19.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and October, 408,000 registered bed nights (+0.9 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 29,500 (+113.6 %) for foreigners in North Karelia, in total 438,000 (+4.7 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.3 percent

Total of 1.7 million registered bed nights (+0.7 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (-6.4 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 305,000 nights (+52.6 %) by foreigners.

The market share of North Karelia out of total registered bed nights was 2.3 % (-0.2 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.6 % and foreign bed nights 0.8 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

24,000 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased less than one percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 95.9 percent were domestic, and 4.1 percent were from foreign countries.

During October, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in North Karelia on average 1.6 nights (-0.12) and foreigners 2.4 nights (-0.41).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

189 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 189 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals decreased 76 percent.

Of local passengers, 100.0 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 0.0 %.

In addition, there were 420 passengers departing the airport (-53.5 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 610 (-64.1 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Joensuu)

Arriving passengers from (Joensuu)

Passengers on transfers from (Joensuu)

Departing passengers to (Joensuu)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Accommodation sales 3.2 million euro

Total accommodation sales in October were 3.2 million euro (+178,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 26.9 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.4 million euro (-47,900) and non-registered sales 869,000 euro (+226,000).

Total January-October sales were 33.2 million euro and they increased 3.7 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
October 2022
Amount
Change jan-October 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 143 € 5.8 % 137 € 0.9 %
Adr (Registered) 106 € 0.9 % 110 € 4.3 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 87 € 28.3 % 85 € 5.4 %
Bed Night (Registered) 62 € 5.1 % 58 € 12.1 %
Revpar (Registered) 49 € -4.1 % 52 € 5.4 %

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

50 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,500 rooms (+50)
4,000 beds (+118)

Room utilization 45.9 % (-2.4)
Unsold rooms 830
Bed utilization 30.0 % (-3.2)

Airbnb and Vrbo

470 accommodation establishments (+22)
410 apartments (+9)
860 rooms (+54)

Apartment utilization 59.6 % (+10)
Unsold apartments 166

Registered room utilization for establishments

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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: Airdna, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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