Kotka
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2024

Kotka: Tourism in a nutshell

Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 8,500
5 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 5,600
9 %
icon: finland 4,900
13 %
icon: foreign 710
34 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 2,100
3 %
Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 4,700
0 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 3,400
2 %
icon: finland 3,100
4 %
icon: foreign 250
18 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 1,000
3 %
Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 484,000
3 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 391,000 €
65 %
Average prices:
Night
69.20 €
2.20 €
Room
107.70 €
10.20 €
RevPAR
29.70 €
3.40 €
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 90,800
65 %
Average prices:
Adr
148.90 €
48.60 €
RevPAR
49.90 €
15.50 €
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: establishment 8.0
33 %
icon: room 430
6 %
icon: bed 1,000
5 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: establishment 121
4 %
icon: room 200
2 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: room 28 %
19 %
icon: bed 18 %
14 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: entire place 34 %
2 %

Paid bed nights

5,600 registered bed nights (December 2023)

In December 2023, 5,600 registered bed nights were recorded in Kotka (-9.3 %), of which 4,900 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 710 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 13 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 34 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased nine percent from last year's December.

3,100 nights (+5.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 2,500 nights (-23.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 105,000 registered bed nights (+3.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 12,400 (+11.4 %) for foreigners in Kotka, in total 118,000 (+4.3 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 0.3 percent (December 2023)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+0.4 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.0 million nights (-3.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 780,000 nights (+6.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Kotka out of total registered bed nights was 0.3 % (-0.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 0.5 % and foreign bed nights 0.1 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

3,400 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (December 2023)

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 92.5 percent were domestic, and 7.5 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Kotka on average 1.6 nights (-0.18) and foreigners 2.8 nights (+0.33).

Visitor count by attraction

Amount of domestic visitors was 112,000

In January 2024, 112,000 domestic visitors were recorded in Kotka (-5.8 %).

Visitors

Visitors by city

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

8.0 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 8.0 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Nuijamaa: 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 2.0
  • Niirala: 8.0 (-99.8 %)

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2023
Amount
Change jan-December 2023
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 120 € 3.4 % 111 € -8.9 %
Adr (Registered) 108 € 10.5 % 117 € 1.2 %
Bed Night (Registered) 69 € 3.3 % 72 € -0.6 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 43 € 4.8 % 47 € -10.7 %
Revpar (Registered) 30 € -10.3 % 47 € -8.7 %

Total accommodation sales

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation (December 2023)

8.0 accommodation establishments (+2)
430 rooms (+24)
1,000 beds (+50)

Room utilization 27.6 % (-6.4)
Unsold rooms 310
Bed utilization 17.7 % (-2.8)

Airbnb and Vrbo

121 accommodation establishments (+5)
108 apartments (+5)
200 rooms (+4)

Apartment utilization 33.6 % (-0.82)
Unsold apartments 72

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

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.

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Sources: Airdna, Finnish Border Guard, Statistics Finland, Tak Research, Telia

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