Accommodation and Travel Stats
North Karelia: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
Registered bed nights increased 44 percent (January)
In January 2023, 23,800 registered bed nights were recorded in North Karelia (+43.7 %), of which 22,000 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,800 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 41 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 80 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 44 percent from last year's January.
14,900 nights (+34.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 8,900 nights (+63.4 %) by business visitors.
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
14,700 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (January)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 59 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 95.4 percent were domestic, and 4.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During January, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in North Karelia on average 1.6 nights (-0.17) and foreigners 2.6 nights (-0.63).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
930 air travelers (Joensuu)
The airport received a total of 930 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 105 percent.
Of local passengers, 0.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.2 %.
In addition, there were 860 passengers departing the airport (+92.0 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,800 (+98.5 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Joensuu)
Arriving passengers from (Joensuu)
Passengers on transfers from (Joensuu)
Departing passengers to (Joensuu)
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
|Adr (Non-Registered)||137 €||0.6 %||137 €||-0.2 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||77 €||2.4 %||72 €||1.0 %|
Registered accommodation sales
Non-registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
Airbnb and Vrbo
460 accommodation establishments (+91)
400 apartments (+80)
870 rooms (+185)
Apartment utilization 54.9 % (+0.68)
Unsold apartments 182
Registered room utilization for establishments
Sources: Airdna, Finavia, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteostat, Socialblade, Statistics Finland, Tak Research
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